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Spirit of Diversity Awards for 2015
April 10 2015 at 6:00 PM
Alumni House
Wayne State University's Journalism Institute for Media Diversity presents its 2015 Spirit of Diversity Award to Wesley Lowery, reporter at The Washington Post. The 2015 Working in the Spirit of Diversity Awards go to Angelo Henderson (posthumously), Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; Alyssa Martina, president and publisher, Metro Parent Publishing Group; and Cassandra Spratling, reporter, Detroit Free Press. Student achievement awards will be presented, including the Benjamin J. Burns Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism. Proceeds benefit scholarship programs of the Journalism Institute for Media Diversity. Tickets are $100, $50 for students and institute graduates. Please RSVP by March 31 to Carol Horn at c.n.horn@wayne.edu or 313-577-2627.
Prospective students: Tour the Dept. of Communication
April 17 2015 at 1:00 PM
Manoogian Hall
WSU's Department of Communication is pleased to offer tours of its facilities to all students interested in pursuing degree programs in communication studies, film, media arts and studies, journalism, broadcast journalism or public relations. Please RSVP by clicking the "RSVP Now" button to the right. If this date does not work for you, please choose a better one from among all tour dates: Jan. 23 at 1pm Feb. 20 at 1pm Mar. 20 at 1pm April 17 at 1pm May 22 at 1pm During the tour, prospective WSU students will learn about the department’s progressive undergraduate programs and visit some of the classrooms, studios and labs where student/faculty collaborations take place. The tour runs for approximately 90 minutes. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for outdoor weather. DEPARTURE POINT The tour begins in the main office of the Department of Communication. This office is located on the fifth floor of Manoogian Hall, 906 W. Warren, Detroit, MI 48201. The entrance to the office is directly across from the elevators. PARKING INFORMATION The closest parking structure to Manoogian Hall is Structure #2. The entrance to this structure is on the John C. Lodge Service Drive. This service drive is accessed from Warren Avenue and is located one block west of the intersection of Warren Avenue and Anthony Wayne Drive. View additional guest parking locations. High school students are encouraged to talk with their high school guidance counselor with regard to missing school for this university campus visit.  
12th Annual PR Alumni and Student Recognition Luncheon
April 22 2015 at 11:30 AM
St. Andrews
Wayne State University's James S. Measell chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)and the Department of Communicationpresent the 12th Annual PR Alumni and Student RecognitionhonoringJocelyn K. AllenDirector, Regional, Grassroots and Diversity Communications,General Motors Wednesday, April 22, 201511:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.St. Andrew's (on WSU Campus)   The luncheon will begin at noon followed by a brief program. Please RSVP and purchase tickets at $47 per person by April 16, 2015online at www.specialevents.wayne.edu/prssa2015or call 313-677-0300. Event supporters have the opportunity to sponsor students at $30 per each. As a sponsor, you or a representative from your organization will be seated with your student(s) and recognized formally in the printed program and publically at the luncheon. View the campus map and follow direction to St. Andrew's: http://maps.wayne.edu/view/#st-andrews  All attendees of this event may self-park in Structure #2 using the entrance off Kirby facing Anthony Wayne Drive. WSU faculty, staff and students may use their WSU OneCard to park in Structure #2. All other guests may use a debit or credit card to pay $7 for parking. http://maps.wayne.edu/view/#structure2  
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With approximately 750 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students, the Department of Communication is diverse and dynamic, featuring programs in communication studies, media arts and studies, film, journalism, public relations and dispute resolution.

Our students experience the benefit of a world-class education in a real world context. The department is composed of 30 tenure and tenure track faculty and 35 part-time faculty with strong backgrounds in both scholarly and professional approaches to communication.

25 graduate assistantships are offered each year. Wayne State’s Graduate School is among the 10 largest in the country and, with more than 10,000 students, is the largest in Michigan.

Department of Communication
Wayne State University
585 Manoogian Hall
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 577-2943
FAX (313) 577-6300