College of Communication and Information

The third College of Communication and Information (CCI) Research Colloquium will take place at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, March 16 in Rm. 332 of the University Library.


David Trebing, Ph.D., an associate professor in the School of Communication Studies (COMM), and Stephanie Smith, an assistant professor who teaches in COMM and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), will lead a teaching colloquium on Friday, April 13, in Rm. 226 of Taylor Hall beginning at 2:15 p.m.

The School of Communication Studies and the School of Digital Sciences at Kent State University invite applications for two (2) open-rank tenure-track and/or tenured positions in Communication and Technology at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor. 

Assistant professor Rekha Sharma, Ph.D., published a chapter in the book, South Asian Diasporic Cinema and Theatre: Re-visiting Screen and Stage in the New Millennium.


From Long Island to Kent State University and now Ghost Island. Kent State alumnus Jacob Derwin competes on the CBS show “Survivor: Ghost Island,” which premieres Feb. 28. (Photo credit: Robert Voets/CBS)

The School of Communication Studies and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting will host the Spring 2018 Global Issues Forum with the panel discussion, “Advancing Understanding of Climate Change: The Role of Science and Global Communication.”


Sandy Scheuer was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen responding to protests of the Vietnam War at Kent State University. She was a junior honors student, a speech therapy major and a proud member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

If you are registered to attend this year’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) Career Expo on Thursday, Feb. 15 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom, you will have the opportunity to meet representatives from some of the industries most respected communication-related organizations and departments. 

This past Christmas season, the School of Communication Studies adopted a family through the Battered Women’s Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties to help brighten the holiday for a family in need.


We were a part of a collective group of church groups, companies, government agencies, schools, civic organizations sports and social groups that wanted to give back to those families who are little less fortunate during the holiday season.


Each year, the Kent State University School of Communication Studies partners with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to offer a fellowship to provide students the opportunity to travel internationally to report on overlooked stories. Students may earn up to $3,000 this year to cover travel and reporting expenses.