November 20 to November 25, 2017 | School of Communication Studies | Kent State University

November 20 to November 25, 2017

THANKSGIVING BREAK: NOV. 22 TO NOV. 24

There will be no classes on Wednesday, Nov. 22, and the university will be closed for the Thanksgiving break Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24

The COMM office WILL be open until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Following the Thanksgiving break closure, the office will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 27.

MY STORY ON THE WEB

Want to strengthen your digital web skills?

This spring, COMM Assistant Professor Michael Beam, Ph.D., is teaching ‘My Story on the Web’, DSCI 10310, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. This hybrid course includes assignments for basic web design, storytelling and multimedia using the Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress.

CCI GIVES BIG: TUESDAY, NOV. 28

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) is hosting an event in the CCI Commons (Olson Hall Lounge) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28 to celebrate Giving Tuesday. 

Stop by for free food, activities, crafts and a host of ways to “Give Big” thanks to alumni and friends.

What is #GivingTuesday? Entering its sixth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Kent State participates in #GivingTuesday, as well. Check out its fundraising page online for ways to support programs across the university and in CCI. The college has two crowdfunding campaigns underway for the First Passport Fund and the Student Media Fund.

WORLD CLASS

On this week's “World Class,” COMM Assistant Professor Yesim Kaptan, Ph.D., explains the correlation between nationalism, consumerism, globalism, and everything in between.

Is nationalism really on the rise as we're made to believe? Listen to find out!

"World Class” is a CCI-produced podcast featuring lively conversations about global issues and global developments.  It is hosted by CCI seniors Daniel Henderson and Hana Barkowitz.

2017-2018 WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY INFORMATION

In general, the university does not close or cancel classes because of cold weather, winter ice and/or snow. However, on rare occasions, weather conditions may delay or cancel classes or close a campus. 

There are three ways to learn about delays, class cancellations or campus closings: