School of Communication Studies doctoral student, Lindsey Myers has earned a mini-grant from the Kent State of Wellness committee to help aid the launch of her nutrition awareness and healthy eating campaign on the Kent State Ashtabula campus. Myers will receive her mini-grant worth $1000 in January 2017 and will use the funds to purchase brochures on healthy eating topics, t-shirts and door prizes for several healthy eating workshops.
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School of Communication Studies assistant professor, Suzy D’Enbeau and graduate student, Daniel Socha will be recognized with Top Paper awards from the National Communication Association (NCA). The award recipients will be awarded at the NCA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Aaron Bacue, assistant professor in the School of Communication Studies, was recently selected to participate in Kent State’s Global Faculty Scholars Group.
Bacue was nominated by Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information.
School of Communication Studies associate professor Jeffrey Child, Ph.D., has accepted the opportunity to serve as editor of the Journal of Family Communication. In this role, Child will manage submissions and publications for issues published from 2018 through 2020. He will begin his work mid-2017. As editor, Child will select reviewers for journal article submissions, make decisions about reviewed manuscripts, encourage submissions to the journal from various interest groups and work with issue production processes for the journal.
The School of Communication Studies will host its second colloquium on Friday, Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. in Franklin Hall, Room 312/314.
This discussion will be presented by political science professor and graduate coordinator, Ryan Claassen, titled, “Will Sexism be the Presidential Election’s November Surprise?”.
School of Communication Studies graduate student Daniel Socha will be receiving the Ohio Communication Association (OCA) Distinguished Graduate Student Award.
Socha was nominated by communication studies professor and graduate coordinator, Nichole Egbert. In order to receive this award, award winners had to demonstrate academic and community service achievements and be a member of the OCA.
Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies hosted its annual Global Issues Forum on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center. This semester’s topic revolved around radicalization and nationalism. The panel discussion was led by two Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting journalists, who have both reported on radicalization and nationalism throughout Europe.
Megan Carrasco, a 2016 graduate of Kent State University School of Communication Studies, will be recognized with the 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Paper Award by the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) for her senior honors thesis.
The School of Communication Studies will host its fall Colloquium Series beginning Friday, Oct. 7 at 2:30 p.m. in Franklin Hall, Room 312/314. The series will kick off with a presentation from assistant professor, Michael Beam, titled, “Resisting the Filter Bubble: Examining the Positive Impact of Using Social Media for Reading and Sharing Online News.”
The Kent State University McNair Scholars Program is currently recruiting its next cohort of scholars and applications are open!
The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program funded at 151 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico by the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase graduate degree awards for students from underrepresented segments of society.