School of Media & Strategic Communications

OKC Ad Club's New Annual Awards Luncheon

CREATE!          COMPETE!          CELEBRATE!

Students, submit your best design for AAF Oklahoma City's upcoming awards event for a chance to win an internship at a top advertising agency in OKC.

Calling all up-and-coming designers and marketers!  Interested in competing for the chance to brand OKC Ad Club's new annual awards luncheon?

OKC Ad Club will be putting on a student creative competition to help name and design the branding for our new event.  This is a great opportunity to get your work in front of industry professionals, and in addition to having the recognition of designing the logo for OKC Ad Club's new awards event, there are some pretty sweet prizes.  Interested?  Check out all the details below:

1  Name of Event
2.  Logo for Event

All items must be in vector format.  For more details, visit 

The winner will receive:
1.  An internship offer with a local advertising agency or marketing department
2.  Free entry of work for this competition submitted into the 2017-2018 ADDYs
3.  A free ticket to the 2018 ADDYs Gala
4.  Recognition at the 2018 ADDYs Gala

To enter the competition, email creative elements to Joel Richardson (

Deadline:  Friday, December 29, 2017

For more information, visit 

Fitchburg State University Asst. Professor Position Open

The English Studies Department at Fitchburg State University in Fitchburg, MA is pleased to announce that we are hiring a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor to teach journalism and other professional writing courses.  We are ideally looking for a candidate who will focus on teaching journalism and online college newspaper classes, writing in online media and other professional writing courses within the candidate's area of expertise.  Desirable sub-specialties include:  writing for digital and social media, social justice journalism, community journalism, and journalistic ethics.  Other subspecialties are welcome.

The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in hand by June 2018 and should be prepared to teach four courses per semester, including journalism classes and college newspaper and first-year writing courses.  This is a full-time, 9-month Benefited MSCA Position beginning September 1, 2018, with salary commensurate with qualifications, experience and the MSCA Bargaining Agreement.

This is the link to the full announcement: and we have attached it as a PDF as well.  The deadline for applications is January 12 2018.

Study Abroad London Summer 2018

There will be an interest meeting at 3 p.m. on October 24.  Deadline for enrollment is December 1. 

Students can study Advertising and PR with Dr. Jami Fullerton at Regents Park in the center of London for three weeks in July.  The class is geared for students who are adventurous, interested in working abroad, or just want to get some international experience.  Students will visit several Ad, PR and media agencies, have industry guest speakers and be immersed in British consumer culture.  There will be some group sight-seeing outings, but this is mostly about the UK communications history.