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OU journalism alumna and former Post editor, Cayla Smith, talks overcoming obstacles and minority representation.

Former Post editor Cayla Smith talks representation, mental health and working in journalism

Lauren Reid, Content Editor February 2, 2022

Dreaming and goal setting are instrumental in Oakland University alumna Cayla Smith’s post graduation mindset. The Post’s former campus editor, Smith currently works as a Multimedia Journalist for...

The Department of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations announced a new minor in Communication, Advocacy and Social Justice. The minor will be available in fall of 2022.

New Communication, Advocacy and Social Justice minor

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor January 12, 2022

The Department of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations at Oakland University is offering a new minor in Communication, Advocacy and Social Justice. The 20 credit minor will be available starting...

An Oakland Post article regarding ASL from Nov. 29, 2000.

Looking Back: ASL’s rocky road to recognition at OU

Tori Coker, Content Editor November 17, 2021

The study of American Sign Language (ASL) has been a part of OU’s communication department since the late 1970’s. Following the approachment of department founder Donald Hildum by the parent of a Deaf...

The Oakland University Communication, Journalism and Public Relations Department announced the new communication and Deaf studies minor for fall 2021. There’s expected to be a lot of interest in the minor and related classes.

Communication and Deaf studies minor introduced for fall 2021

Emily Morris, Managing Editor April 5, 2021

After a year-long approval process, Oakland University will be introducing a communication and Deaf studies minor in the fall.  American Sign Language courses have been offered at OU for nearly 30...

Participants were allowed to fill out complaint forms which the dictators at the event could choose to ignore. 

Students sign away First Amendment for free food

Amy Swanson March 27, 2016

On March 22, Oakland’s student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) held its First Amendment Free Food Festival from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge of the OC.The premise...

Students joined Journalism Director Garry Gilbert in the Fireside Lounge for a panel on The Future of Journalism on Tuesday, March 22.

Panel creates open dialogue on the future of journalism

Sarah Lawrence March 27, 2016

On March 22, members of Professor Garry Gilbert’s Media and Ethics class along with a number of other individuals in the communication and journalism department were invited to “The Future of Journalism”...

Oakland University hosts Campaign Training for Women event

Sarah Lawrence February 7, 2016

Attention all female students with an interest in politics or pursuing public office, the Women Officials Network’s Campaign Training for Women program is coming to Oakland University.On Saturday March...

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