College of Communication and Information

Erica Collins Kent State students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) recently took their learning outside of the classroom and to set of the thriller movie, “The Bye Bye Man.”  Five students and alumni from JMC and the College of Communication and Information - many of the members of Kent State Independent Films (KSUIF) - played...

School of Visual Communication Design

Surveys is a work of Kent State University Visual Communication Design MFA students, inspired by NASA’s Orion Spacecraft, built to transport humans to interplanetary destinations such as asteroids, the moon and eventually Mars. In the ages of Ferdinand Magellan and Marco Polo, explorers set out to span distances unimaginable to the populous. Whether charting vast oceans or emerging landscape, they carried with them the prospect that, upon their return, the world as they knew it would change. The stories they would tell, the information they would relay and the places...

Suzy D’Enbeau, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the School of Communication Studies (COMM), and 12 Kent State students will travel to Columbus Feb. 24 – 26 with the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement (OEECE) to participate in the ‘Human Suzy D’Enbeau, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the School of Communication Studies (COMM), and 12 Kent State students will travel to Columbus Feb. 24 – 26 with the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement (OEECE) to participate in the ‘Human Trafficking Educational Immersion’ program. COMM student Delaney Cordova is also...

School of Communication Studies

Suzy D’Enbeau, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the School of Communication Studies (COMM), and 12 Kent State students will travel to Columbus Feb. 24 – 26 with the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement (OEECE) to participate in the ‘Human Mark Beekman, mbeekma1@kent.edu B.A. in Theatre/Video & Film Production, University of Toledo M.A. in Communications/Television Production & Scriptwriting, Bowling Green State University Ph.D. in progress Angela Brodie, abrodie1@kent.edu B.A. in Business/Corporate...

Kyle Michael Miller Kyle Michael Miller, a 2009 graduate of Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, decided late last year to take a leap of faith and quit his dream job at the TODAY Show to follow his passion for sharing uplifting stories. So Miller packed up and moved back to Ohio to find and tell stories from across the country that...

School of Emerging Media and Technology

Six Conference Speakers Represent Each School and College at Inaugural University-wide Event EVENT UPDATE: In front of a sell-out crowd of nearly 1,000 people, professors, entrepreneurs, administrators, students and community members gave short, dynamic talks around the theme “Rewind, Rethink, React.” Check out online conversations using @tedxkentstate and #tedxkentstate. Also, KentWired reporters wrote synopses on each of the...

Six Conference Speakers Represent Each School and College at Inaugural University-wide Event The School of Communication Studies has announced the line-up of its 2017 spring colloquium speaker series. The colloquia will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in Rm. 109 of the Art Building. Each colloquium will include a presentation of research followed by a Q&A session with the audience. Refreshments will be served to those attending. The...

School of Communication Studies to Host Research Colloquium on WDBJ Shooting Gretchen Dworznik, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will lead the School of Communication Studies’ (COMM) second spring colloquium Friday, March 3, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Rm. 109 of the Art Building. In the session, entitled “Mourning broadcast: Social media use following the WDBJ shooting,”...

College of Communication & Information

School of Communication Studies to Host Research Colloquium on WDBJ Shooting AJ Leu, CCI Diversity Director  Luke Armour, JMC Full-time Faculty  Belinda Boon, INFO Full-time Faculty  Deanna Burritt-Peffer, EMAT Special Assistant  Danielle Coombs, JMC Full-time Faculty  Kevin Dilley, Director of Kent State Student Media Kristin Dowling, Director of Ideabase Nzinga Hart, CCI Graduate Academic Program Coordinator Larrie...

Kent State’s Vice President for Information Services Ed Mahon accepts the Unity Award for Diversity on behalf of the division from Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alfreda Brown. Division of Information Services and Communication Studies Faculty Member Honored Kent State University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion presented awards for outstanding contributions toward diversity at the university’s 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 26.  The Unity Award for Diversity, which honors a...