Media College eNews

2016 December Commencement

On Friday, December 16, graduates from the WVU Reed College of Media celebrated the culmination of their college careers at the University’s December Commencement ceremony held at the WVU Coliseum. The ceremony’s keynote speaker was Sean McWilliams, an assistant professor in the WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Each December, The College of Media recognizes its Top Overall Graduate. This year the honor goes to Hannah Booth. Booth is a native of Buffalo, West Virginia. She earned a bachelor’s degree in strategic communications with an emphasis in public relations. After graduation, Booth will join the College of Media staff as the social media and marketing coordinator for the Media Innovation Center. Her parents are LuAnn Wiseman, stepfather Chris Wiseman and the late J.L. Toney.

During her college career, Booth interned with Fahlgren Mortine of Charleston, West Virginia, and the WVU School of Nursing. She was an active member of the WVU PRSSA chapter and served as chapter president during the 2015-2016 academic year.

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Larry Whiteside Scholarship applications available

The Larry Whiteside Scholarship offers an undergraduate or graduate student the opportunity to attend 2017 NABJ Convention and Career Fair. The scholarship winner will receive an award of $5,000 covering the trip to the 2017 NABJ Convention & Career Fair in New Orleans, LA. Registration, lodging, a round-trip flight and a meals stipend will be provided. He/She will be acknowledged during the Sports Task Force events and required to write a post-convention account of the experience.

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