Kent State Communication Studies Hosting Annual Hyde Park Event

Kent State School of Communication Studies to Host Annual Hyde Park Event on April 18

Scholarships to be Awarded for Best Public Speakers

At 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies (COMM) will hold its annual Hyde Park Forum competition in which select students enrolled in the Introduction to Human Communication course will deliver persuasive speeches for a panel of judges.

Scholarships are awarded to first, second and third place winners, and the audience will name its favorite with the People’s Choice Award.

Participating students and their speech titles are:
Erin Davis, “Dethrone the Confederate Flag”
Tamara Frazier, “Growth Mindset”
Megan Fullerton, “Why You Should Learn a Second Language”
Amanda Krakowski, “The Myth of Multitasking”
Michael Ronga, “Letting Gay Blood Through”
Emelia Sherin, “Why We Should Lift the Tampon Tax”
John Steele, “Petrolatum”

Contact Assistant Professor Jennifer McCullough, Ph.D., jmccul11@kent.edu for more information.