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“Wall of Complacency” by Valenti alumna Abigail Hagan selected for Bechdel Film Festival

February 14, 2018

The Valenti School of Communication is proud to announce that alumna Abigail Hagan, who graduated in 2014 after studying media production, will be featured at the Bechdel Film Festival. Hagan is an accomplished videographer, editor and documentary filmmaker currently residing in Seattle, Washington. Read more

Dr. Erica Ciszek Recognized at frank 2018 for Research on Strategic Communication and Activism

February 13, 2018

At frank 2018, Dr. Erica Ciszek, assistant professor in integrated strategic communication, was recognized for her research on how activists use strategic communication. Dr. Ciszek was among finalists in cognitive psychology and sociology. Read more

Shantou University Students Wrap Up Two Week Visit

February 1, 2018

The Valenti School of Communication is excited to have hosted six students and Professor Daniel Ng from Cheung Kong College of Journalism and Communication at Shantou University. Read more

Former White House Videographer Visits Documentary Filmmaking Class

January 31, 2018

Arun Chaudhary, the first official White House videographer, visited the Valenti School of Communication on Wednesday, January 31. Read more


Dr. Summer Harlow Secures Competitive Emerging Scholars Research Grant

January 26, 2018

Dr. Summer Harlow, assistant professor of journalism, has been named a recipient of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) 2018 Emerging Scholars grant. Read more


Valenti School Welcomes Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Moniza Waheed 

January 22, 2018

The Valenti School of Communication is thrilled to welcome Dr. Moniza Waheed. Dr. Waheed is joining the department as a visiting scholar under the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program throughout the spring semester. Read more


Valenti Students Get Public to ‘Speak Up’ About Attitudes towards Muslim Immigration

July 27, 2017

Disagreement doesn’t equal hate. This is the slogan that Me to We HTX stands by – and it is powerful.
Me to We HTX is a strategic campaign designed by a team of graduate students at the Valenti School of Communication. Read more


Move over small talk: "Big Talk" series wraps up first semester

November 30, 2016

On July 5, 2016, 37-year-old Alton Sterling was shot, and the whole nation watched through cell phone footage during the aftermath of the shooting.  Unsurprisingly, the shooting was on everyone’s mind the next day on campus. Read more


Valenti Students Use PR for the Greater Good

June 20, 2016

What began as a standard writing assignment in Mike Emery’s PR Writing class evolved into a full-fledged public relations campaign. Read more


UH Valenti School Fundraiser Featuring Conversation with Cougar Coach Tom Herman

May 26, 2016

It was a whirlwind year for first-year Cougar football coach Tom Herman. He transformed the University of Houston football team into a nationally-ranked powerhouse and helped create the #HTownTakeOver buzz throughout the city. Read more


Careers in COMM Demonstrates the Valenti School’s Commitment to Students

February 8, 2016
The Jack J. Valenti School of Communication hosted its third annual career event, Ctreers in COMM, last Tuesday afternoon in hopes to prepare students for competition in the diverse field. Read more

Another Path for Preparation

Spring 2016
Teaching students to turn what they learn in classrooms into on-the-job skills is one way Valenti School of Communication professors test drive instruction in real-life scenarios. Read more

UH Students Come Out of Their Shells to Tell Taco Tales

April 25, 2016
People eat them for breakfast. They also devour them during lunch and dinner… and as late night snacks. Tacos have evolved from a Tex-Mex menu item into a meal to be consumed any time of the day or night. Read more


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