Academic Courses

JMS 365/JMS 430 Storytelling for Social Change/JMS 440 Engagement Journalism (Blankenship)


  • Professor Debbie Blankenship (


Program Highlights

Service Project Description:

This program will embed with another Mercer service project to document the work and outcomes of this larger country placement. Students will use research, problem solving and critical thinking skills to learn about the placement country, learn about Mercer’s service plan in this country, and learn about the community that will utilize and benefit from this project. Students will combine that knowledge with production skills of photography, audio, video and writing to create digital content about the project and the community it is serving.


Contact Information


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