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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.
Senator Leahy and Janet Steele pose with an award plaque in a Senate hearing room

SMPA Institute Honors Senator Leahy for Commitment to Public Diplomacy

March 06, 2019
Professor Janet Steele awarded the Vermont senator the Walter Roberts Award for Congressional Leadership in Public Diplomacy during a Capitol Hill ceremony.
April Ryan sits on stage pointing a finder to her right.

April Ryan Talks Covering the Trump Administration

March 04, 2019
The White House correspondent and former SMPA fellow discussed her book, “Under Fire,” as part of the GW Black Heritage Celebration.

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