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Cronkite School Fall Welcome

August 18, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

The Cronkite School welcomes incoming students, parents and families to its annual welcome event. The event offers students and families an opportunity to meet with Dean Christopher Callahan and interact with the school’s faculty and staff.

This event is exclusive to Cronkite freshmen students and gives them a chance to learn more about the school and community. Plus, families will learn more about how Cronkite fosters academic and personal success. A light lunch will be provided.


Cronkite Village Residential College Welcome

August 20, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Meet the director of student success, school leaders and other new students while learning about upcoming events for the Cronkite residential community. Lunch will be served. Transportation to Tempe for the Sun Devil Welcome will be provided and we will head to the buses from this event.

Cronkite Student Organization Night

August 27, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Cronkite students are invited to this annual event designed to help them connect with the numerous opportunities available at the school. Meet with student media outlets, including the campus newspaper, online news site, campus radio station and sports broadcasting extracurriculars.

Also, network with the leaders of student organizations, including student chapters of professional organizations and clubs like sports journalism, photojournalism and fashion journalism.

ASU Night at the D-backs

August 30, 2019 - 6:40pm

"Make your way to Chase Field as the Arizona Diamondbacks welcome the ASU freshman class and community as they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tickets are $2 and can be claimed the day of the event via your smartphone.

Text STUDENT to 76925 to join the D-Backs Student Pass program and ASU Night at the D-backs.

90-Minute Mastery: Seeking & Sourcing Scholarly Research

September 13, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Assistant Professor Monica Chadha dispels the mystery of academic research with pointers on how to find studies and use them to strengthen your journalistic reporting and honors theses.

90-Minute Mastery: Speak Up! Improving Your Vocal Delivery

September 27, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Want to strengthen your voice for TV, radio, podcasting and presentations? Arizona PBS Executive Producer Allysa Adams’ exercises will improve your pitch, pace and articulation.

90-Minute Mastery: Animate It!

October 4, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Learn how to create animated explainer videos with “VideoScribe” under the guidance of Knight Professor of Practice for TV News Innovation Frank Mungeam.

90-Minute Mastery: Hard-Hitting Facts: How to Report on Concussions

October 18, 2019 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

SPECIAL 3-HOUR MASTERY

How can journalists do a better job reporting on the plague of concussions in sports? Director of Sports Programs Brett Kurland hosts this special session with leading experts at the Concussion Legacy Foundation.

90-Minute Mastery: Step Up Your Digital Security

November 1, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Don’t wait until you’ve been hacked! Cronkite News Digital Desk Director Lori Todd offers tips on password management, security settings and what to do if your personal data has been breached.

Cronkite Family Weekend Tailgate Breakfast

November 9, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Join us for a special Cronkite Family Weekend Tailgate sports panel discussion featuring some of the top sports industry media professionals, and stick around after the panel for food and games before the ASU Sun Devils take on the USC Trojans.

90-Minute Mastery: Advanced Video Editing & Graphics

November 15, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Director of Studio Production Jim Jacoby walks through next-level video and motion graphics editing in Adobe Premiere and After Effects.