College of Communication and Information

College of Communication & Information

The Kent State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) has created a new office and position in its college in an effort to better support the needs of its underserved and underrepresented students. The Office of Academic Diversity Outreach (OADO) provides diversity education, support and resources to the faculty, staff and...

College of Communication & Information

The following list is just a small sample of the many scholarship opportunities available at Kent State University, in the College of Communication and Information, and through outside organizations. Our students with diverse identities and backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply for all scholarships available to them. This list only highlights...

College of Communication & Information

EMBRACE. EDUCATE. EMPOWER. CCI Diversity initiatives advocate for and provide diversity support (EMBRACE), education (EDUCATE), and resources (EMPOWER) to the students, faculty, and staff in the College of Communication and Information (CCI). We work to serve ALL people in our college and ensure that EVERYONE feels welcome and supported. All...

image of international students Kent State University School of Communication Studies will host an orientation and social for all new and current international students enrolled in the College of Communication and Information (CCI). The free event will take place on Friday, Sept. 23 from 2-4 p.m. in room 202 of the Art Building. Refreshments will be served to the students...

Kent State student Riley Jernejcic stretches out her arms to hug her new friend during a trip to Nicaragua. The trip was coordinated by the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement. Saying goodbye was more difficult than Riley Jernejcic could have ever imagined. Crouched down on the cobblestone street with her arms stretched out from one end to the other, Jernejcic cried out, “Adios. Abrazo,” which means goodbye and hug in Spanish. About 50 feet away, a little boy, known as Wilder, came running up the hill. “He jumped...

Kent State student Riley Jernejcic stretches out her arms to hug her new friend during a trip to Nicaragua. The trip was coordinated by the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement. The School of Communication Studies welcomes Tewodros (Teddy) Workneh, Ph.D., who will assume the role of assistant professor in the global communication concentration beginning the Fall 2016 semester. Before coming to Kent State University, Workneh worked as a postdoctoral fellow for the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of...

Nighttime View in downtown Chengdu, China Stories of eye-opening interactions, culturally diverse friendships and new global perspectives answer the question: Can two weeks in a foreign country truly alter a student’s life? Fear of unknown really set in when 19 students from Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information landed in Chengdu, China, last month. What...

Graduate student Daniel Socha works with a member of the Project Kirotshe running team on how to wash his running clothes. Kent State University global communication studies graduate student Daniel Socha’s research on a non-profit organization’s efforts to support youth education in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recently caught the attention of National Public Radio (NPR). In May, Socha traveled to the DRC to study and report on Project Kirotshe, a...

Graduate student Daniel Socha works with a member of the Project Kirotshe running team on how to wash his running clothes.   The following experts from Kent State University are available to media covering the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Their areas of expertise and topics they can discuss are provided, as well as links to additional information and contact information. Areas of expertise include religion and politics, U.S. relations to Europe,...

Graduate student Daniel Socha works with a member of the Project Kirotshe running team on how to wash his running clothes. Gov. John Kasich has appointed Carly Evans to a two-year term as an undergraduate student trustee of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Evans’ term concludes on May 16, 2018. Evans is a junior public relations major in Kent State’s College of Communication and Information, with a minor in political science in Kent State’s College...