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Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 4:19pm
The College of Communication and Information and School of Communication Studies congratulates two faculty members who are finalists for some of Kent State’s highest teaching honors:
Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 2:00pm
Throughout this past summer, students from a variety of majors within the School of Media and Journalism worked for Project Citizen, a collaborative project organized by Kent State alumna and former CNN anchor Carol Costello. 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:38pm
Two Communication Studies faculty members were honored at the Ohio Communication Association's 2021 Conference, "Resilience Through Communication," Oct. 1-2, 2021, at Youngstown State University. This was the Association's 85th annual conference.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:49pm
Growing up in a country annexed by the Soviet Union, Ruslanas Iržikevičius grew up with a well-developed sense for recognizing propaganda and disinformation. As a visiting Humphrey Fellow, he visited Kent State’s School of Media and Journalism, September 18-24, 2021.
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 11:00am
Senior journalism major Morgan McGrath has been awarded the inaugural Michael J.  Gallagher II Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established in late 2020, in memory of Kent State College of Communication and Information alumnus Michael John Gallagher II, who died suddenly...
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 4:36pm
For four semesters, the Media and Movements course, offered within the College of Communication and Information, has given students the opportunity to explore social movements of our time through storytelling, strategy and advocacy.  In the Spring 2021 semester, students worked...
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 2:16pm
From mental health on college campuses to forced child labor, students in the School of Communication Studies worked on campaigns across a range of topics during the Spring 2021 semester. Students learned that communication — the spoken word, social media, website content, news —...
Monday, May 10, 2021 - 4:50pm
At the end of a challenging year, we celebrate the Kent State School of Communication Studies Class of 2021! Our faculty recognize students who have overcome so much and persevered in the face of global worry and uncertainty.
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 11:58am
Food is all around us — and it’s not just a means for survival, but a way of learning about culture, a mode of sharing celebrations and entertainment, a category of media consumption. In Fall 2021, the Kent State course “Media, Food & Foodways” will explore the way food conne...


12 months ago
Our own Dr. Mei-Chen Lin was part of the National Communication Association podcast with professors Jeffrey Hall and Jordan Soliz about the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it's having on communication in families and romantic relationships. Listen here:
1 year ago
Longtime Professor Paul Haridakis will serve as Interim Director, effective today. Read more about Dr. Haridakis: