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Extended Editions of CCI Candid:
the e-newsletter for faculty, staff and graduate students of the College of Communication and Information at Kent State University
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Expanded Content from Tuesday, April 26, 2016

School of Communication Studies Announces Winners of Hyde Park Forum

The Kent State University School of Communication Studies hosted its annual Hyde Park Forum on April 12, 2016, in the Kent Student Center Ballroom of the Kent State Campus. The forum is an opportunity for students enrolled in the Introduction to Human Communication class to engage in persuasive public discourse for an audience of peers, family and faculty. Read more.

Public Relations Student Participates in Newseum's Free Speech Conference

Public Relations Junior Brenna Parker recently participated in the “Free Speech on Campus” conference at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., along with Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Communication and Information, and Mark Goodman, professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Knight Chair of Scholastic Journalism. Read more.

School of Communication Studies Applied Communication Major Presented at National Honor Conference

Senior applied communication studies student Megan Carrasco presented her thesis work, “The Ideal Millennial Working Woman: A Thematic Analysis of How Professional Identity, Image and Career are Constructed Online,” at the National Honors Conference. The conference was April 1-3 in Richmond, Indiana at Indiana University East. Read more.

School of Communication Studies Student Presented at Central States Communication Association Convention

Senior global communication studies student Rachel Morrell presented her senior thesis “The Passion of Christ and the Anti-Vietnam War Movement at Kent State University: An application of Burke’s Guilt Redemption Cycle and Smelser’s Theory of Collective Behavior” at the Central States Communication Association Convention on Friday, April 15. Read more.

Student Combines Passion for Public Relations, Fashion, to Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

A project that began as part of a public relations course in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) is now coming to fruition and raising awareness about human trafficking. Read more.

COMM Student Interns at Talent Agency

Senior applied communication major, Jessica Buck, landed an internship with Pro-Model and Talent Management as their social media coordinator. In this position, Buck is responsible for managing the company’s Facebook, Google+ and Yelp pages along with their blog. Some topics she covers in the blog include, successful Pro-Model and Talent stars, audition tips, instructor profiles and fashion and beauty tips. Read more.

Advanced Producing Course Tours News Studios in NYC, Films CNN Segment

Ten students in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) recently visited New York City with the Spring 2016 Advanced TV News Producing course. Five reporters and five producers visited the studios of CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, Good Morning America, WABC and ABC Nightline during a five-day visit. Read more.

VCD Assistant Professor Strives to Make a Difference

Christopher Darling is an illustrator who is using his talents to try to make the world a better place—he also happens to be an assistant professor in the School of Visual Communication Design (VCD). Read more.