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Comm Week 2012 to feature Ronnie Ramos, Kathryn Zickuhr

Friday, October 12, 2012 | Share

The Elliott School of Communication at Wichita State University will feature communication professionals Ronnie Ramos and Kathryn Zickuhr during Comm Week 2012, Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 17-18.

For a complete list of event times and locations, go to http://www.wichita.edu/j/?1877.

Ramos, managing director of digital communications for the NCAA, will present “Who is a Journalist Today?” from 1:30-2:20 p.m., Oct. 17, in 112 Elliott Hall and “How Communication Works Today” from 9:30-10:20 a.m., Oct. 18, in the CAC Theater. His presentations will center on the shift toward online information and the emergence of social media.

Zickuhr, research analyst for the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life project, will present “The Demographics of Digital Differences” from 2:30-3:20 p.m., Oct. 17, in 105 Elliott Hall and “Mobile is the Needle; Social is the Thread” from 2:30-3:20 p.m., Oct. 18, in the CAC Theater.

Her presentations will focus on the differences in technology use across the United States and the new messaging realities in the digital age.

In addition to daytime classroom and CAC Theater sessions, there will be an outstanding alumni award ceremony and graduate student event Wednesday evening, and a toast to late professor Les Anderson Thursday evening.

Sponsors for Comm Week 2012 are WSU’s Office of the Provost, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers.

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Created on Friday, October 12, 2012; Last modified on Monday, October 15, 2012