Journalism Department Newsletter Winter 2015
DEPARTMENT HOSTS FIRST JIM HAYES SYMPOSIUM
Nearly 130 Cal Poly alumni, students, faculty and friends congregated in Chumash Auditorium on Oct. 10 for the first Jim Hayes Symposium, a forum for Advancing Integrity in Journalism and Communication.
BOOK HONORS BELOVED PROFESSOR
The many fans of Jim Hayes rallied in summer and fall 2014 to honor the professor, friend and mentor who made a lasting impact on their lives.
STUDENT CAMPAIGN SPREADS WORD ABOUT NATIONAL GUARD PROGRAM FOR FAMILIES IN NEED
Students in journalism Professor Dan Eller’s public relations class have created a campaign for the California National Guard that is the first of its kind for both the guard and the Journalism Department.
DRONE PROVIDES INNOVATIVE STORYTELLING TOOL
The Cal Poly Journalism Department has joined a handful of journalism programs nationwide in experimenting with drones for multimedia storytelling.
MUSTANG NEWS TAKES HOME 17 AWARDS
The Journalism Department’s student media organization, Mustang News, has existed in its current state only since fall of 2013 but continues a long-running record of journalistic excellence.
100 YEARS OF STUDENT MEDIA AT CAL POLY
Were you an editor with El Mustang or Mustang Daily? A KCPR DJ or manager?
LIKE MUSTANG NEWS ON FACEBOOK
Mustang News has been under its new masthead only since September 2013; however, the number of “likes” it has received on the Mustang News Facebook page — its main forum for outreach — has increased from a relatively few 1,400 to 7,400 in that time.
Breaking news on our far-flung alumni.