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20 Years of IMC at WVU

Two decades and hundreds of lives transformed by a master's degree program leading the way in online education and setting the bar for student, faculty and alumni support

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2023 Features

IMC Graduation

20 Years of IMC at WVU

Some may not view a two-year online master’s degree as particularly life-changing, but in the 20 years of West Virginia University’s Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) program, stories of transformation abound.

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From College to Cannes

From College to Cannes

WVU Reed College of Media students were among the approximately 15,000 delegates from more than 90 countries who attended the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June.

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2023 Departments

Ashton Marra

For the Social Good

Reporting on and Changing the Stigma of Addiction

Ashton Marra and Jonathan Stoltman officially launched Reporting on Addiction in September 2021 – during National Recovery month. Since then, they have launched curriculum and delivered trainings and presentations to dozens of students and organizations.

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Jenna Stewart

Student Profiles

Jenna Stewart

Staying in West Virginia wasn’t part of Jenna Stewart’s post-college plan, but advice and opportunities provided by mentors in the WVU Reed College of Media have helped the Fairmont native find her calling in the Mountain State.

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Leading Innovation

Media students GoPro at Mountain Games

It happened just like that. One day after class, "Prof Scat" invited Maria Boyle and Ethan Moore on the adventure trip of a lifetime - interning for the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado.

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Emily Corio

Around the College

Faculty News 2023

Emily Corio and Elizabeth Oppe was promoted to full teaching professors, and Joseph Jones was promoted from a visiting assistant professor to a tenure-track position.

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Carolyn Bailey Lewis

The Last Word

The Last Word with Carolyn Bailey Lewis

Carolyn Bailey Lewis is a native West Virginian who, in 1971, became the first Black woman to graduate from the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism. She reflects on a nearly 40-year career in public broadcasting that includes many "firsts" in this Q&A.

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Michael Clowser

Why I Give

Mike Clowser

When Mike Clowser (BSJ, 1978) retired last year as the executive director of the Contractors Association of West Virginia, members raised more than $175,000 to fund a scholarship endowment in his name.

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