College of Communication and Information

The Kent State University School of Communication Studies will host the Spring 2018 Hyde Park Forum on Tuesday, April 24 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom at 7 p.m.


The event is an opportunity for students enrolled in the Introduction to Human Communication course to participate in a speech competition in front of an audience of peers, family and faculty. Judges rate students' performances to designate first, second, third and honorable mentions.

School of Communication Studies Associate professor Catherine Goodall, Ph.D., will be recognized at the Kent State University Women's Center's Mothers, Mentors and Muses event ono April 3.


Graduate students in the School of Communication Studies have the opportunity to participate in a global scholar exchange program with the Catholic University of Portugal.


The fourth Spring 2018 CCI Research Colloquium Presentation will take place on Friday, March 23 in the Library, Room 332 at 2:15 p.m.


College of Communication and Information Ph.D. student David Cossilo will be presenting his research titled, “Sports Media and Health Issues."


Cossilo will be focusing on his own conducted research relating to media coverage of concussions in sports.

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.”