Saleem Alhabash, MA ’08, PhD ’11

Saleem Alhabash, MA ’08, PhD ’11, assistant professor of public relations and social media at Michigan State University, is the first person to receive the Mary Alice Shaver Promising Professor Award, a national award established by the American Academy of Advertising (AAA) to honor junior faculty who have demonstrated excellence and innovation in advertising teaching … Continued

Steven Rich, MA ’13

Steven Rich, MA ’13, along with colleagues Debbie Cenziper and Michael Sallah of The Washington Post are the winners of the Local Accountability Reporting Award in the 2014 American Society of News Editors competition. The honor recognizes outstanding work done by a news organization that holds important local institutions accountable for their actions. From the … Continued

Lauren Quick, BJ ’13

Lauren Quick, BJ ’13, is the assistant editor for Modern Salon, Salon Today and First Chair magazines since joining the Chicago-based Vance Publishing Corp. in January 2014. She studied magazine journalism and obtained minors in sociology and Spanish. While in school, Quick was a department and Web editor for Vox magazine and a reporter for … Continued

Bianca Rae Goutos, BJ ’11

Bianca Rae Goutos, BJ ’11, has created a foundation in her name that focuses on helping animals in the Palm Springs, Calif., area. The organization sponsors the annual Faith, Hope and Pups Polo Benefit, with monies used for sponsor spay/neuter clinics, organized shelter animal adoption fairs and the like.

Rikki Byrd, BJ ’13

Rikki Byrd, BJ ’13, celebrated the release of the sixth issue of s c u l p t Magazine on Jan. 30 during a launch party in Columbia. It was created in 2010 as an online publication as a way to give emerging artists of all genres a platform to promote their crafts. The new … Continued