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Professor Nichole Egbert, Ph.D., is an expert in health communication and teaches in the School of Communication Studies. The School of Communication Studies will host the first research colloquium in its Spring 2017 series at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, in Rm. 109 of the Art Building. The session, entitled “Identity and caregiving: Negotiating what it means to be a cancer caregiver,” will be presented by Nichole Egbert, Ph.D., a professor and graduate coordinator in...

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Professor Nichole Egbert, Ph.D., is an expert in health communication and teaches in the School of Communication Studies. ABOUT TERELL WILSON Terell Wilson spent the Spring 2014 semester in Florence, Italy, with the CCI Florence program, and he was profoundly affected by the experience, writing: “At times I am at a loss for words, and it all feels surreal until I bump my head on the doorframe entering my bedroom. This semester has already changed my outlook on...

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Professor Nichole Egbert, Ph.D., is an expert in health communication and teaches in the School of Communication Studies. Give to the terell wilson memorial scholarship for study abroad Dear Colleagues and Friends, I first crossed paths with Terell Wilson when he emailed me in December 2012: Study Abroad Advice“Hello Mrs. Davis, My name is Terell Wilson (applied communication major). I'm really interested in studying abroad in Florence. Is it possible for me to...

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Professor Nichole Egbert, Ph.D., is an expert in health communication and teaches in the School of Communication Studies. First Passport Fund: For many people, a passport is a well-worn travel document. But for a student who has never left the country, a passport is the portal to a future that includes global learning, travel, adventure and personal transformation. In a very real sense, a first passport is the first step on a student's global journey....

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Kent State Assistant Professor Suzy D’Enbeau (right) receives the Diversity Trailblazer Award from Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alfreda Brown. The Kent State University Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) has named Suzy D’Enbeau, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the School of Communication Studies, as the 2017 recipient of the Diversity Trailblazer Award. D’Enbeau was recognized during the university’s 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The Diversity...

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Bio-Med High School senior Callie Mo is interning at IdeaBase, Kent State University’s student-powered design agency specializing in graphic design, web design, usability, branding, video and advertising. Callie Mo is no ordinary high school senior. In addition to her coursework, she is designing a website and interning at IdeaBase, Kent State University’s student-powered design agency specializing in graphic design, web design, usability, branding, video and advertising. Mo attends Bio-Med, a new lottery-based science, technology, engineering,...

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Jessica Barness (right), assistant professor of visual communication design at Kent State, reviews a student’s work in the Art Building. Scholar of the Month Jessica Barness Assistant Professor of Visual Communication Design College of Communication and Information 2012-present The word “communication” likely makes you think of language, but November’s Scholar of the Month has spent her entire career researching design as a language of its own. Across various media, Jessica...

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School of Visual Communication Design Student Will Scharlott (second from left) interned at Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif., where he worked as a content strategy intern. He played a role in further developing Facebook Messenger. Gaining relevant experience in students’ fields of study before graduation makes them more marketable to employers and gives them a leg up on the competition. While most students complete one or two internships in college, others go above and beyond. Senior visual communication design (VCD) major Will Scharlott has completed three prestigious...

School of Visual Communication Design Student Will Scharlott (second from left) interned at Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif., where he worked as a content strategy intern. He played a role in further developing Facebook Messenger. Kent State University will launch a new interview-format radio show on WKSU on Jan. 21. The program, titled “Elevations,” will include interviews with Kent State faculty, staff, students and alumni, bringing new perspective to the university’s distinctions in science, technology, education and the arts.  Hosted by Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean...

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Students in the College of Communication and Information Twelve students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and the School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) will travel to Florence, Italy, for Kent State University’s inaugural Photography in Florence program this spring semester. Led by JMC Lecturer David LaBelle and VCD Assistant Professor Tim Bell, the seven...