College of Communication and Information

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.

School of Communication Studies Associate Professor Jeffrey T. Child, Ph.D., released his second edition of his Introduction to Human Communication textbook, “Experience Communication” (EC).

Kent State University advertising student Michael Weber balances a 4.0 GPA with a thriving passion for music – a passion that recently propelled him to win first place on MTV’s talent show, “Amazingness.”

Since his graduation in 2013 with a Kent State University degree in communication studies, alumnus Brandon Arroyo has worked in broadcast journalism throughout Northeast Ohio.

Todd Diacon, Ph.D., Kent State University provost and senior vice president, has appointed COMM Associate Professor Suzy D’Enbeau, Ph.D., to the university-level Promotion Advisory Board (PAB) for AY 2017-18.