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UA’s College of Communication and Information Sciences Wins Big at American Advertising Awards

The College of Communication and Information Sciences won multiple student and professional awards at the local American Advertising Awards.

March 10, 2017

Public Relations Diversity Hinges on Leadership

A recent literature review by Dr. Nilanjana Bardhan, a board member of the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama, showcases diversity and inclusion trends in the PR industry...

March 3, 2017

Educational Studies’ Graduate Research Symposium Accepting Proposals

The 2017 ESPRMC Graduate Research Symposim will be held Thursday, April 13. As many as five $500 travel awards will be presented to the top graduate students this year.

March 3, 2017

UA to Hold Communication, Media Camp for High School Students

The University of Alabama's College of Communication and Information Sciences will hold its inaugural CAMP from July 12-15.

March 3, 2017

C&IS Media Day to Feature Alabama Talent

C&IS' Media Day, formerly "J-Day," provides an opportunity for students studying creative media and news media to hear career professionals discuss their industry. This year's lineup features Alabama professionals.

February 27, 2017

UA Students Admitted to Multicultural Internship Program

Kyndall Hinton and Kennedy Studdard each secured a placement with high-level advertising and public relations agencies through 4A’s Multicultural Advertising Internship Program.

February 23, 2017

UA Announces Winner of 2017 Clarence Cason Award

The University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences has named award-winning author and professor Dr. Patricia Foster winner of the 2017 Clarence Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing.

February 22, 2017

UA’s Plank Center Hosts Inaugural Challenge for Emerging Leaders

UA's Plank Center Hosts Inaugural "Challenge for Emerging Leaders," an intensive, two-day leadership workshop for engaged, high-achieving and diverse university seniors majoring in public relations.

February 21, 2017

UA Professor to Hold Reading for ‘Crunk Feminist Collection’

A University of Alabama professor and her co-authors are holding a public reading of their work on black feminism, "The Crunk Feminist Collective."

February 17, 2017

UA’s SLIS to Award $7,000 in Free Books

The University of Alabama's School of Library and Information Studies will award over $7,000 in new children’s and young adult books to five school libraries in the Black Belt region of the state and...

February 15, 2017

Communicating with Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials are often criticized for the different values, qualities and skills they bring to work. However, a new study co-authored by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama...

February 8, 2017

UA’s School of Library and Information Studies Names New Director

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama’s School of Library and Information Studies has named Dr. James K. Elmborg its new director. Elmborg comes to UA from his professorship at […]

February 1, 2017

Hollywood quote

“My students know that there is no career fair for Hollywood. While the Career Center does a fantastic job with bringing companies to campus for employment recruitment, the hard truth […]

January 27, 2017

UA Student Named Finalist for Public Relations Award

Katie Gatti, a University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences student, was selected as a finalist for Public Relations Student of the Year in the 2017 PRWeek Awards.

January 18, 2017

PRWeek Names UA’s Advertising, PR Program among Top Five

The University of Alabama's advertising and public relations program, a department within the College of Communication and Information Sciences, has been named a top-five finalist for Outstanding Education Program in the 2017 PRWeek Awards.

December 12, 2016