College of Communication and Information

Kent State freshman Elena Neoh Ern Hui knew that she wanted to major in business, but it was not until she participated in the Flashternship program last spring that her career path became crystal clear. The Career Exploration and Development department arranged a Flashternship for Ms. Neoh Ern Hui at FedEx Custom Critical, and that is what guided...

Communication Studies students plan panel discussion on the refugee crisis as part of a class assignment. Communication Studies majors Eunice Reyes, junior, and Juleanna Smith, senior, will host a panel discussion titled, “Redefining 'Refugee': Stories from a Global Crisis” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in Rm. 340 Franklin Hall (FirstEnergy Auditorium).   Panelists will discuss how the global refugee crisis impacts Kent State students and...

Members of Kent State Student Media smile with their new awards in the newsroom in Franklin Hall. The Kent Stater, Kent State University’s independent student newspaper, is the best student newspaper in the nation in its class, according to the College Media Association. The organization announced the annual Pinnacle Award winners at the National College Media Convention, held Oct. 25-29 in Dallas, Texas. The Kent Stater beat out competition...

Members of Kent State Student Media smile with their new awards in the newsroom in Franklin Hall. The Kent Stater, Kent State University’s independent student newspaper, is the best student newspaper in the nation in its class, according to the College Media Association. The organization announced the annual Pinnacle Award winners at the National College Media Convention, held Oct. 25-29 in Dallas, Texas. The Kent Stater beat out competition...

Members of Kent State Student Media smile with their new awards in the newsroom in Franklin Hall. The School of Communication Studies (COMM) will offer a course called “Seminar: Vietnam: Messages from the Cultural Divide” during the Spring 2018 semester. COMM Associate Professor David Trebing, Ph.D., will teach the course for the third time, which will count as an upper division elective for communication students.  Trebing developed the...

Malia Politzer of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting talks to students in Taylor Hall about her investigative reporting. Nearly 150 attendees packed into Rm. 226 in Taylor Hall to hear international journalist Malia Politzer talk about her reporting of the refugee crisis in Niger, Italy, Germany and Turkey. Politzer was the featured speaker for the Kent State University School of Communication Studies fall Global Issues Forum which brings Pulitzer Center on...

Malia Politzer of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting talks to students in Taylor Hall about her investigative reporting. The University Teaching Council (UTC) will host the 24th Annual Celebrating College Teaching Conference on Friday, Oct. 20 in the Kent Student Center for a day of dialogue with Kent State University faculty, featuring interactive roundtables and engaging poster sessions. At the UTC conference, Lisa Waite, senior lecturer in the School of...

Malia Politzer of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting talks to students in Taylor Hall about her investigative reporting. The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) held its September 2017 “Super-Regional” BEA On-Location conference at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Penn.   Zachary Humphries, doctoral student of the Kent State University College of Communication and Information, and Paul Haridakis, Ph.D., School of Communication Studies professor, earned...

Malia Politzer of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting talks to students in Taylor Hall about her investigative reporting. The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language and Gender (OSCLG) held its 40th annual conference, themed “40 Shades of Purple: Four Decades of Feminisms,” Oct. 5 – 8 in Omaha, Neb.  Suzy D’Enbeau, Ph.D., associate professor and graduate coordinator in the Kent State University School of Communication Studies, along with COMM...

Kent State celebrates the reopening of the newly renovated Taylor Hall on Sept. 21-23. Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information – the academic home to five innovative, professional schools whose work spans the disciplines of communication, information and technology – will celebrate the reopening of the newly renovated Taylor Hall, Sept. 21-23. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the college, the...