AlumNotes 2019

‘18 Samantha York always thought she was going to be a lawyer, but then realized she had a talent and passion for broadcasting, storytelling, and listening to people.  Before graduating Cum Laude with a degree

Chisa Egbelu at the Brower Commons steps on College Avenue.

PeduLing to Success

In 2016, 25-year-old Rutgers alumni Chisa Egbelu was walking away with a Bachelor’s degree and also with his first investor, IDT Corp underneath his belt. Labeling himself as a journalist, Egbelu has always enjoyed storytelling



I have been a student-athlete at Rutgers for just over three years now, and although it has been a truly positive and rewarding experience, I have become very aware of the negative stigma surrounding college


Reporting from Bologna

For the second summer in a row, SC&I’s Department of Journalism and Media Studies (JMS) is giving students the opportunity to enhance their reporting and writing skills by studying abroad in Bologna, Italy. This unique

Faculty and students work on an NJ Spark project. Photo credit: Kenneth Kurtulick

Sparking Change in New Jersey

New Brunswick activists are getting the messages out, with the help of JMS students. Together, they’re creating awareness campaigns about all kinds of causes, including wage theft for undocumented workers, sexual assault, and mental health.


From SNL to the White House

The current era of American politics is extremely unpredictable. All three branches of government are subject to volatile circumstances. But for reporters like Rich Edson, a Washington Correspondent for FOX News, the erratic nature of