Binge, Bake, or Buy. What are You Doing in Quarantine?

These past few months in quarantine have driven us to find new ways to stay busy and entertained. What have you been doing while in quarantine? Tell us what you binge, bake, or buy.

We want to know more about what shows & movies you’ve been binging, what types of food you are baking (feel free to include a recipe), and what you were buying! Binge, bake, and buy. It’s research for an upcoming blog story.

Send your binge, bake, or buy activities to

2020-06-28T14:13:19-05:00June 28, 2020|Categories: CCPA, Students, Tips, Tricks, Tools & Techniques|Tags: , , , , , |

Dr. Eaddy Receives Research Funding

Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute to Fund 2020-2021 Research

Dr. LaShonda Eaddy wins Emerald Literati Award
Dr. LaShonda Eaddy

SMU CCPA Professor Dr. Lashonda Eaddy along with German professor Dr. Gizem Arslan and Communication Arts Librarian Megan Heuer were selected to receive funding for faculty research. The project “Critical Literacies for the Digital Age” will be funded by SMU Deadman College Interdisciplinary Institute (DCII). 

2020-06-15T14:16:14-05:00June 15, 2020|Categories: CCPA, Faculty|Tags: , , , , , |

Jobs: Plano ISD Seeking Assistant Director Broadcasting

Plano Independent School District (ISD) serves students in Plano and is looking for an Assistant Director of Broadcasting.

  1. Describe Job
    Supervise the production of communications collaterals for a variety of internal and external audiences through multiple media platforms, specializing in high quality video content. Manage the collaboration between the communications department and Career and Technical Education (CTE) department to produce videos with student support, including establishing an editorial calendar to help in the development of audio-visual curricular content for students.

    Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in video/film production, digital media, communications or related field; Equivalent experience may be considered.

    Experience: At least five years of video, film or television production in a broadcast, corporate or education setting.

    Special Knowledge/ Skills:
    • Ability to manage diverse groups or individuals, both adults and students.
    • Exceptional storyteller, videographer and editor with the ability to take a video project
2020-06-04T19:31:15-05:00June 4, 2020|Categories: CCPA|Tags: , , , , , |

Jobs: Plano ISD Seeking Assistant Director, Communications Public Relations & Social Media

  1. Describe Job
    Responsible for promoting and encouraging dialogue and connection between Plano ISD and internal and external stakeholders. Manage, write, edit content, oversee and execute strategic social media and public relations initiatives. Responsible for monitoring and analyzing social media content and will share responsibility in maintaining the district’s website. Support executive director in facilitating communications with key media.

    Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, communications, journalism, English or related field. Equivalent experience may be considered.

    Experience: At least five years’ experience in a communications or public relations field. School district experience preferred. At least three years’ experience managing social media engagement, including experience with social media monitoring, analysis and reporting tools.

    Special Knowledge/ Skills:
    • Broad base of experience in public relations core competencies including dynamic and accurate written communication, media relations, crisis communication and polished presentation skills.
    • Experience writing captivating content, news articles, press releases, website content, key messaging and speeches.
    • Knowledge of
2020-06-04T19:26:41-05:00June 4, 2020|Categories: CCPA, Jobs|Tags: , , , , , , , |
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