The Ram Page is Angelo State University’s campus newspaper. The paper is written, developed and produced by students.
The mass media program advises the newspaper, where many students have found their voice in the print journalism world.
Ram Radio and Ram TV
Ram TV and Ram Radio give students real-world experience using digital equipment comparable to what is used in a professional setting. ASU has access to a cable TV channel, and the department supports internships at local radio and TV stations.
Ms. Leah Bell Mangrum, M.F.A.
Ram Radio & Television Director, Faculty Advisor
Professor Mangrum teaches Film & New Media: Video Production, Communication Technology and CONNECT! courses. She is a member of the Film Studies Committee. Professor Mangrum has an interest in documentary production, teaching her students to create compelling visual stories through the process of filmmaking. COMM/MM 4365 and COMM/MM 2362 provide applied learning experiences in film composition. Students demonstrate research, scriptwriting, story development, lighting, audio and editing techniques during the production of their own short films.
ASU Advertising Club
The ASU Advertising Club is affiliated with the San Angelo Advertising Federation and the American Advertising Federation. By affiliating with these two groups, the ASU Advertising Club is eligible to participate in the National ADDY Awards. Full-time students and full-time faculty members are eligible for membership in the ASU Advertising Club.
Dr. June H. Smith
Associate Professor/Department Chair-History/Interim Department Chair-Communication & Mass Media
Faculty Advisor, Graduate Faculty
Dr. Smith teaches the critical analysis of messages in film in COMM 3366. The gestalt principle (the whole is greater than the sum of the parts) is explored in the costuming, sets, lighting, camera techniques, gestures, tone, language choice, color and shape decisions made by film makers.