College of Communication and Information

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.   This panel discussion will...

School of Communication Studies

The School of Communication Studies is seeking two new professors to join its faculty. 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.  These appointments are two of eight new interdisciplinary...

The School of Communication Studies is seeking two new professors to join its faculty. 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.   The book contains 17 critical essays by Indian, European, Indo-Scottish and Indo-American scholars that affirm heterogeneity and difference while celebrating diverse ways of...

Kent State alumnus Jacob Derwin (third from left) and other cast members of the CBS show “Survivor: Ghost Island” pose for a group photo. (Photo credit: Robert Voets/CBS) From Long Island to Kent State University and now Ghost Island. That is the path Kent State University alumnus Jacob Derwin took to become a cast member on the 36th season of the CBS show Survivor, which will begin airing Feb. 28. This season’s show is called Survivor: Ghost Island. Long before the show’s challenges began, the 2016 Kent...

International journalist Daniel Grossman will visit Kent State to discuss his work reporting on climate change from around the world on Monday, March 19. 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.”   The lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 19 in the ballroom balcony in the Student...

“Sandy’s Scrapbook,” a new exhibition at Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center, pays tribute to the life of Sandy Scheuer. 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. Outside of the classroom, she was an alumna of Boardman High School...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. 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.  Who will you see? Meet reps from:...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. 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...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. 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.   Any communication...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. 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). Child wrote the text to help make the latest and greatest scholarship about effective communication in the 21st century accessible to a range of people. ...