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Yin Zhang Kent State University President Beverly Warren this week named School of Information (iSchool) Professor Yin Zhang, Ph.D., a recipient of the esteemed 2018 President’s Faculty Excellence Award. The President's Faculty Excellence Award recognizes “exceptional performance by a faculty member which leads to the achievement of national or...

Instructor to Speak About Sexual Harassment at TedxKentState Pamela Harr, an adjunct professor in the Kent State University School of Communication Studies, will be a featured speaker at the second annual TEDxKentState. Hosted by the Kent State Undergraduate Student Government, the TEDx event is themed “Pale Blue Dot,” referencing the smallness of the Earth but the importance of its history, passions,...

School of Communication Studies

Donor Nancy Mitchell stands with scholarship honoree Subinuer Aierken at the 2017 Scholarship & Awards Program. The School of Communication Studies is seeking applicants for nearly $20,000 in scholarships which will be awarded in late April at the school-wide Scholarships & Awards Reception. A mix of awards is available for communication studies undergraduate and graduate students, including communication studies-focused Ph.D., students.  To apply for...

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. Kent State’s College of Communication and Information was recognized with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity for implementing a variety of diversity courses as part of its curriculum, creating successful diversity programs, and dedicating faculty and staff to diversity initiatives within the college and the university. The College of...

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. COMM Assistant Professor Cristin A. Compton, Ph.D., co-authored “Organizing Sexuality: Silencing and the Push-Pull Process of Co-Sexuality in the Workplace” in the Journal of Communication Vol. 67, Issue 6, 2017, 874-896.   The article was co-authored by Debbie S. Dougherty from the University of Missouri....

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. School of Communication Studies Assistant Professor Jennifer M. McCullough, Ph.D., co-authored “Screen Exposure During Daily Routines and a Young Child’s Risk for Having Social-Emotional Delay” in Clinical Pediatrics, Vol. 56, No. 5, 2017, 1244-1253.   “Dr. Raman was a Pediatric Fellow at Akron’s...

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. COMM Assistant Professor Jennifer L. McCullough, Ph.D., co-authored “How Do You Like Your Forgiveness? Communication Style Preferences and Effects” in Communication Studies Vol. 68, No. 5, 2017, 568-587.  Her co-writers included: Andy J. Merolla, Ph.D., an assistant professor of interpersonal communication at the University of California -...

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) held its September 2017 “Super-Regional” BEA On-Location conference at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Penn.   Zachary Humphries, doctoral student of the Kent State University College of Communication and Information, and Paul Haridakis, Ph.D., School of Communication Studies professor, earned...

College of Communication & Information

Gene Policinski (left) and David L. Hudson, Jr. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. (The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution) Students, faculty, staff and...

School of Media and Journalism

Gene Policinski (left) and David L. Hudson, Jr. Each year, dozens of professionals share insight with students in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) through guest lectures. One of them, Edwige Winans, associate research director at the Cleveland advertising agency MarcusThomas LLC, was honored with this year’s Sharon Marquis Friends of JMC Award.  The award,...