Featured Student Work

See SOJC students' outstanding work, from published articles and research to award-winning videos and campaigns.

September 29, 2023
Sopheakpanha Sok used her Strategic Communication Master’s capstone project to help women report sexual harassment in her native Cambodia.
September 29, 2023
Multimedia Journalism Master’s grad Christena Dowsett turned heads with her short film “Be the Healing” about Dr. Joy DeGruy’s groundbreaking work on intergenerational trauma.
September 29, 2023
Sarah Shivley and Christena Dowsett’s documentary “Darcelle: One Life, Love and Dying” follows the late Portland icon Darcelle, the Guinness World Record holder for the oldest working drag queen.
September 29, 2023
As her culminating project for her Journalism Master's degree, Yordanos Tesfazion ’22 created the "Diaspora Rejects" podcast that hosted healing conversations about generational trauma and overcoming cultural barriers.
September 28, 2023
In her advertising and brand responsibility capstone video, filmmaker Kyla Morris ’23 tells the story of Mavis Amanor, a sports reporter blazing trails for Ghanaian women.
September 28, 2023
For his Journalism Master’s terminal project, Eric Runes ’23 examined the interplay between movie-franchise “fandoms” and the algorithmically driven digital content they produce.
September 15, 2023
Jane Ryan, a PR and psychology student, interviewed a digital journalism expert as part of a new assignment where students had to interview a British journalist about their work.
September 1, 2023
SOJC graduate Abby Sourwine secured an esteemed Snowden internship and a summer in Astoria covering local news and discusses the experience in this article.
August 7, 2023
Students in the Multimedia Journalism Master’s program took the unique approach of pursuing their class project as a group and told a meaningful story about longtime Portlanders.
July 14, 2023
SOJC student Kiasia Baggenstos writes about the joys of experiencing Accra and Ghanaian culture for the first time during her 10-week Media in Ghana internship.