JMS Sophomore Wins $10,000 Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour


Brooke SassmanJMS sophomore, Brooke Sassman, received the $10,000 Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour magazine at the 2013 Matrix Awards, hosted by New York Women in Communications, Inc. (NYWICI). Sassman has demonstrated leadership skills, academic achievement and community service, and currently interns for Cosmopolitan magazine, assisting editors to identify feature stories and interview subjects. She recently had the chance to talk on Cosmo Radio on Sirius XM. Read more


JMS Alumnae Report on the Tornado Devastation in Oklahoma


reporters_rutgerscciAs news of the devastation in Moore, Okla., continues to unfold, the SC&I community extends its deepest sympathy to the victims and their families. Shannel Douglas reports for ProNews 7 out of Amarillo, Texas. You can follow continued news reports from Oklahoma through the eyes and ears of two SC&I journalism and media relations (JMS) alumnae who are in Moore covering the story. Read more


19 ITI Students Inducted into Rutgers Gamma Nu Eta Honor Society


gamma_nu_etaRutgers University’s Chapter of Gamma Nu Eta (GNH), the National Information Technology Honor Society, hand select students who display academic excellence, serve the community and demonstrate leadership in the field of information technology. Rutgers invited the inaugural set of 19 ITI inductees to join the GNH honor society on April 26. Read more


SC&I Professor II Emeritus Develops A Series of Health Journalism Courses for International University


Jerome-AumenteAfter spending countless hours as a media consultant training journalists in health communication at universities internationally and nationwide, well-renowned Professor II Emeritus Jerome Aumente decided to use his extensive experience to develope a series of new health journalism courses for Politecnica University in Mozambique, Southeast Africa. Read more


40 Under Forty: Ph.D. Candidate Brian Agnew Makes the List


brian_agnewWith a resume that includes roles as assistant dean for achievement and external relations at Newark College of Arts and Sciences, University College-Newark and the Graduate School-Newark, a SC&I doctoral student, and a soon-to-be position as senior vice president of development for the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Foundation — all before the age of 40 — it’s no wonder that Brian D. Agnew was recently recognized as part of The Network Journal’s “40 Under Forty.” Read more