Tag Archives: Knight School of Communication

Queens Students Work with Google Fiber to Empower a Community

Students from Queens’ James L. Knight School of Communication are collaborating for the first time with Google Fiber on a service initiative designed to strengthen digital inclusion in Charlotte. Called the Community Leaders Program, it marks the first time the company has integrated the national initiative with a university course. Twenty-five students are serving as digital […]

A Journal about Digital Inclusion, Designed for Readability

Digital Charlotte is one of several digital inclusion initiatives in the Queens Knight School of Communication. Another is the Journal of Digital and Media Literacy, an academic peer review journal. Dr. Alexis Carreiro, an assistant professor at Queens University of Charlotte in the Knight School, edits the journal. It publishes scholarship and articles that focus on [...]
Unloading personal computers for the Charlotte Internet and Computer Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015.

Community Unites to Make Low-Cost Computers and Internet Access Available

EveryoneOn will make low-cost computers, internet access and computer training available at a “Charlotte Internet and Computer Bazaar” scheduled for 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church. A national non-profit organization focused on eliminating the digital divide, EveryoneOn makes high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers available to unconnected […]

Queens students are creating an online toolkit to help seniors master smartphones.

Queens Students Create Online Tools to Help Seniors Master Smartphones

Students in the Knight School of Communication at Queens are launching a set of online educational tools designed to help senior citizens learn new skills on their smartphones. Five of the school’s top students in communication, digital media, or journalism – called Knight Scholars – have been researching, testing, and developing the educational materials throughout the […]

Eric Freedman, dean of the Knight School of Communication, with neighborhood representatives at a Neighborhood Communication Workshop at Queens University of Charlotte, October 2013.

How Do Charlotte Neighborhoods Communicate?

The City of Charlotte and the Knight School of Communication at Queens are working together to examine how neighborhoods communicate, and how these processes strengthen communities. A recent Digital Charlotte workshop brought together 20 representatives from 11 Charlotte neighborhoods, investigating how they currently communicate and how they might improve the process. Neighborhoods participating included Baxter […]