Manship will be implementing a wireless internet access laptop requirement for all students beginning in the fall of 2013. If you are declaring a Major or Minor in Mass Communication or Minor in Visual Communication or Political Communication you will be required to have your own wireless Internet access laptop computer upon entering the first Mass Communication class.
This is a key part in Manship’s efforts to keep up with the ever changing digital world of mass media. Digital content is becoming a large part of our curriculum due to the practical experiences we wish to offer our students inside and outside of the classroom.
For further information on the new requirement and Manship’s Digital Media Initiative, please visit our website.
Great message to start the new year from our bball coach!
Greeting from LSU Basketball!
We hope your school year is to a super start. Our players started classes on Monday and started lifting weights this morning at 6am.
Academics have priority in the LSU program. This afternoon we will meet as a team to discuss the upcoming season along with our expectations for what they on and off the floor.
Here our young men have everything they need to be successful in the classroom and on the floor. Tutoring is available for those players that would like extra help. We have monitored study halls, and each assistant coach will be assigned a certain number of players to watch over academically. This is, in addition to having a full time, academic advisor.
Items are in place to be a successful on the court as well. We have a full-time trainer, full-time strength and conditioning coach. In addition, players have 24 hour access to the practice facility.
We expect extraordinary things out of the players on our team because of what they have provided to help them be successful. My question for you is, “What do you expect from yourself?”
You do not have to have a full time tutor for your classwork or a full time coach to watch your every move. You still have the chance to succeed with whatever is available to you on a daily basis.
Control the things that are of upmost importance. That is your attitude and your effort. Starting today treat it as if you had everything you need to be successful. If you have a book, you can study. If you have a basketball, you can improve your game. Don’t wait until you have what you think you need. Work with what you have in place at this time.
Each minute invested in hard work and effort pays off down the road. I don’t know how it will pay off, but it will pay off.
Decide to have an unbelievable work ethic. Once you begin to have this approach of good effort things will change. You then put yourself in a position to reach your goals. You cannot reach those goals without an intense desire to have excellence.
Had fun having breakfast this morning with the S.T.R.I.P.E.S students! Great questions from the freshmen! Looking forward to having breakfast with the next two groups! Let me know if you are coming later this month! firstname.lastname@example.org
Twenty-five Manship students headed to Des Moines, Iowa to cover the 2012 Iowa Caucuses. Students were able to meet and visit with the Republican nominees. This trip consisted of students from all concentrations within the Manship school. It is definitely a trip to look forward to!
Manship recruiters enjoyed meeting all of you prospective students in Atlanta and Houston. We hope you had a great time learning about all the Manship school has to offer!
We hope you look more into LSU Manship School of Mass Communication. If you have any questions, please feel free to post them to the blog, call the school at 225.578.2336, or email Associate Dean Andrea Miller at email@example.com
Beginning in fall 2012, the Mass Communication Residential College (MCRC) will be in a newer, larger location - Residential College One-South Hall.
Built in 2008, South Hall offers more space and accommodations for students including bedrooms connected by suite-style bathrooms, a modern kitchen, laundry room, study rooms on every floor, a main common area, and large library-type common areas on each floor.
The new convenient location is just a short distance from Middleton Library, Tiger Stadium, and most importantly, the Journalism Building. Additionally, the new hall will allow for more mass communication freshmen to participate in the MCRC.
The MCRC is specifically designed to offer an educational and social community for the next generation of journalism, public relations, advertising, and political communication professionals. Students engage in activities that strengthen both their educational and professional careers including on-site classes, study sessions as well as special access to guest speakers. In addition, students have priority scheduling for mass communication classes.
The special environment that the MCRC offers provides a component of student life that interfaces learning both inside and outside the classroom and improves the academic atmosphere of LSU. An important part of the mission of the MCRC is to help acclimate students to the diversity of the mass communication field and empower them for successful careers.
The program is open to first-year students and undergraduate international exchange students who indicate mass communication as their major.
Well, welcome back to all of the current and future Manship students! We are excited about what this new year has to offer! We hope your year is off to a great start, and remember to check in with this blog to see what Manship is up to as the year goes on….We look forward to getting any feed back and questions that you may have!
Good-byes are always so bittersweet - sad, but full of hope for the future. Congratulations to our graduating seniors today. We know each and every one of you has big plans in store and can accomplish anything. Thanks for the memories, class of 2011!
Well, finals are done, bags are packed, and school is out for summer! With so many Manship students embarking on great summer internships, study abroad programs, volunteer work and vacations, we know they’ll have lots of awesome stories to share in the fall! And as for our graduating seniors, we’ll see you on Friday…
Last night, students printed out their resumes and put on their best suits to attend the Manship School’s annual Networking Night. In association with LSU’s Career Services, 100 students met with 24 local businesses and media groups to network for jobs and internships in the community. Putting Manship’s awesome students together with Baton Rouge’s top media firms makes sense, and we were happy to make the introductions. Preceding the meet-and-greet was an employer panel composed of five representatives of companies in PR, advertising, journalism, and political communication. Students heard advice on landing a job, interview tips, and resume building. We hope Manship students enjoyed the night and benefited from the professional connections!
Today the Manship School welcomes over 30 high school counselors from Louisiana and Mississippi! The day’s events include a tour of facilities and great speakers, from the Dean to the student ambassadors. We’re so happy to have you with us!
Like being on Facebook? Addicted to your Twitter stream? Well, according to Barbara Raab, if you’re a budding journalist, you’re in luck! Raab, a senior news writer and web editor at NBC Nightly News and adjunct professor at CUNY, spoke to Manship students and faculty Sunday night in the Holliday Forum about the uses of social media for journalists. She shared her insights on “how and why [students] should think about those social media tools as rich resources…in creating your own professional identity.” Raab claims that sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and MeetUp can all be utilized by journalists to brand themselves, break news, find story ideas, connect with sources, and engage with the community. In light of the proliferation of social media in our society, Raab says “we will no longer find the news, the news will find us.” But of course, how and to what extent we engage in social media matters in our own connection to the world around us. So next time you consider that status update or tweet, think about how it can help (or hurt) your career. If used properly, social media can become a valuable tool to all aspiring journalists.
“Don’t teach social media tools, teach concepts behind them. Don’t teach Twitter, teach why Twitter.”
Come join the Manship School as we welcome our first speaker of the spring semester! The Society of Professional Journalists and the Association of Black Communicators present Barbara Raab, senior news writer and web editor at NBC Nightly News, as she discusses the real uses of social media in journalism. With her experience in new media, it’s bound to be an informative talk! You won’t want to miss this.
After a restful break, now it’s time to kickoff the start of the spring semester! Stay tuned to the Manship School to hear about all of the awesome programming we’re bringing to you this spring. As the weather (hopefully) gets warmer, LSU is definitely the place to be in 2011!
The Radio Television and Digital News Association (RTDNA) have awarded Manship School senior Lance Frank with the prestigious Ed Bradley Scholarship for excellence in journalism and mass communication.