This fall, Student Media lost four members of our extended family. Within weeks of each other, beginning in late October, two former students and two faculty members connected with Student Media died. We remember them and honor them here. They are MJ Eckhouse, Bobby Makar, Dr. Kimberly Winebrenner and Michael Gallagher II. 

MJ ECKHOUSE (1991-2020)Served as Fusion editor from 2016 to 2018. Read his obituary here. Read a remembrance from current Fusion staff here.

BOBBY MAKAR (1985-2020) Alumnus of the Digital Media Production program and an popular instructor in the School of Media and Journalism. Read his obituary here.View a TV2 story about Bobby here.

DR. KIMBERLEY WINEBRENNER (1963-2020) Professor in the Department of English and served as faculty adviser for Luna Negra for many years. Read her obituary here.

MICHAEL GALLAGHER II (1996-2020) CCI alumnus and member of TV2 over multiple years. Learn more about Michael and hear from those closest to him through the #MichaelMonday hashtag on social media. 

We are thankful to MJ, Bobby, Kimberley and Michael for bringing their time and talents to Student Media. We were lucky to cross paths with them and we are better for that. They will always be part of the Student Media family.