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Provost Forrest Maltzman, Truman Scholar André Gonzales and President Thomas LeBlanc pose after Gonzales got news he is a Truman

Community Comes First for 2019 Truman Scholar

April 15, 2019
André Gonzales was one of 62 award winners for his work as a student advocate and educational activist.
Tom Szaky presents at the Planet Forward Summit

Beyoncé’s Nutritionist, Recycling CEO Discuss Sustainability Storytelling

April 09, 2019
Planet Forward Summit speakers share how to use storytelling to persuade an audience to rethink waste and eat plant-based.
Tyriana Evans

SMPA’s Tyriana Evans Named 2019 Commencement Student Speaker

April 01, 2019
The B.A. candidate in journalism and mass communication will speak about overcoming fear.
Media and Public Affairs Building

Four-Time Emmy Award Winner Joins SMPA Staff

April 01, 2019
Linda Lashendock joins SMPA as Manager, Media and Instructional Technology after 16 years at Elon University and following a 20-year career at CNN.
Seven panelists sit on stage with a screen that reads "Should the News Take Sides?" behind them

Connections with Citizens and Communities Key to Trust in Journalism

March 29, 2019
An SMPA panel of experts on politics and journalism discussed how to build connections with the American people and reinforce civil discourse.
Former Washington Post reporter and columnist Dorothy Butler Gilliam talks with SMPA Director Frank Sesno about her new book. (W

A Trailblazing Black Journalist

March 25, 2019
Former Washington Post reporter and columnist Dorothy Butler Gilliam talks with SMPA Director Frank Sesno about her new book.
Panelists sit on stage in front of a blue screen

Political Communicators Tackle Ethics Questions

March 12, 2019
Former John McCain press secretary and “Meet the Press” director were among panelists at Project on Ethics in Political Communication launch.

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