Friday, April 3, 2020 - 8:44am
Communication has shaped the way the world has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. This fall 2020, Kent State is offering a new course that will examine risk communication through the lens of pandemics and other global crises. “Communicating Risk: Global Pandemics and Crises.”
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 2:53pm
The School of Communication Studies and the School of Digital Sciences are pleased to announce the joint hiring of two new faculty whose interdisciplinary research and academic work will provide students with greater cross-curricular opport...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 12:58pm
The School of Communication Studies at Kent State University invites applications for the position of Director. We seek applications from scholars who can lead a school known for:     
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 9:25am
An interdisciplinary team of Kent State students took second place nationwide for their efforts in creating a marketing campaign to reinvent the car buying process for Millennials and Gen Z. The competition, Effie Collegiate, is modeled after the professional competition of the s...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:13am
Students are getting real-world experiences in classes across campus as they work with local organizations. For Communication Studies’ Counterterrorism and Communication class, the lessons are getting real very quickly. Students last semester worked with the Cleveland Police Depa...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 3:14pm
A cross-disciplinary team of students from Kent State’s College of Communication and Information earned commendation for their work on You Can Now’s (YCN) Student Awards, an international, creative...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 3:42pm
The Kent State University School of Communication Studies has named communication scholar Paul Leonardi, Ph.D., the L. Leroy Cowperthwaite Communication Lecturer. Professor Leonardi will visit campus Sept. 17-19 to meet one-on-one with undergraduate and graduate students and facu...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:59pm
Kent State University’s University Teaching Council (UTC) awarded Aaron Bacue, an assistant professor in the School of Communication Studies (COMM), a 10-week Summer Teaching Development Grant (STDG) to test two software applications aimed at impro...
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:18pm
Anything your heart desires will come to you, especially if you put in the work. Just ask Sarah Heavner of Kent State University at Trumbull. Ms. Heavner, who is majoring in communication studies and minoring in theatre, recently earned an internship with Walt Disney World for th...
Communication Studies major Matti-Lynn Chrisman is shown during the talent portion of the Miss Ohio 2018 competition. Photo credit: Lou Whitmire, Mansfield News Journal
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 2:17pm
Beauty, brains, poise and talent were on full display at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio, on June 16 where Kent State University student Matti-Lynn Chrisman bested 19 other beauty queens to win the crown and title of Miss Ohio 2018.


5 days 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:
3 months ago
Longtime Professor Paul Haridakis will serve as Interim Director, effective today. Read more about Dr. Haridakis: