The Info List - Penn State College Of Communications

Donald P. Bellisario
Donald P. Bellisario
College of Communications is the journalism and mass communications college of The Pennsylvania
State University at the University Park campus. The college is named after its chief benefactor Donald P. Bellisario
Donald P. Bellisario
who is an American television producer and screenwriter. The college offers undergraduate, masters, and PhD degrees. The college is home to the departments of Advertising and Public Relations, Film-Video and Media Studies, Journalism, and Telecommunications.


1 Undergraduate programs 2 Graduate programs 3 Research 4 Facilities 5 Alumni 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

Undergraduate programs[edit] Undergraduate Majors

Advertising/Public Relations - [1], Fuyuan Shen, Head of Department

Advertising option Public Relations option Strategic Communications option (World Campus only)

Film-Video & Media Studies - [2], Anthony Olorunnisola, Head of Department

Film-Video Major Media Studies Major

There has been a new joint program that combines both the Film-Video major with the Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
major from the Penn State College of Engineering. Students enrolled in this major are classified as Film Engineers. Currently only one student is enrolled in this new program.

Journalism - [3], Russ Eshleman, Interim Head of Department Telecommunications - [4], Matt Jackson, Head of Department

Graduate programs[edit] The college offers a master's in media studies and a Ph.D. in mass communications. Research[edit]

Arthur W. Page Center Pennsylvania
Journalists Oral History Program John Curley Center for Sports Journalism Information Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) Don Davis Program in Ethical Leadership Institute for Information Policy Jimirro Center for the Study of Media Influence Media Effects Research Laboratory Pennsylvania
Center for the First Amendment

Facilities[edit] The College of Communications is housed in Carnegie Building. The college also has 20 labs for student use in six different buildings on the University Park campus:

101 Innovation Park

ComMedia Equipment Center Film-Video Shooting Space Finestra Digital Editing Lab Innovation Park Computer Lab

103 Innovation Park

Digital Audio Laboratory Digital Broadcast News Laboratory Television Studio

Carnegie Building

Carnegie Cinema Carnegie Photo Lab Pro Tools Studio Carnegie Mac Lab Carnegie Film Lab Donald W. Davis Advertising Laboratory John Curley News Writing Laboratory

James Building

Media Effects Lab I Media Effects Lab II

Willard Building

Gannett Foundation New Media Laboratory Shooting Space

Medlar Field at Lubrano Park

John Curley Center for Sports Journalism classroom/seminar room

Alumni[edit] This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

Donald P. Bellisario Charles Bierbauer Ryan Buell Jill Cordes Paul Levine Valerie Plame Lisa Salters Lara Spencer Ron P. Swegman Tom Verducci Chris Wheeler Mary Beth Long Jimmy Cefalo Ann Gerhart a reporter for the Washington Post and Laura Bush's biographer

See also[edit]

State University University Park, Pennsylvania


External links[edit]

Official website Pennsylvania
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