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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...

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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...

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...

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,”...

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aleu [at] kent.edu (AJ Leu), CCI Diversity Director  larmour1 [at] kent.edu (Luke Armour), JMC Full-time Faculty  bboon1 [at] kent.edu (Belinda Boon), INFO Full-time Faculty  dburritt [at] kent.edu (Deanna Burritt-Peffer), DSCI Special Assistant  dcoombs [at] kent.edu (Danielle Coombs), JMC Full-time Faculty  acopus [at] kent.edu (Amy Copus),...

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The CCI Diversity Team (the Team) serves as an advisory board for the CCI Diversity Director. The Team is comprised of dedicated faculty, staff and students from all schools within the College of Communication and Information who have volunteered to assist in the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion initiatives in our college....

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...

The School of Communication Studies will host the first research colloquium in its Spring 2017 series at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, in Rm. 109 of the Art Building. The session, entitled “Identity and caregiving: Negotiating what it means to be a cancer caregiver,” will be presented by Nichole Egbert, Ph.D., a professor and graduate coordinator in...

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ABOUT TERELL WILSON Terell Wilson spent the Spring 2014 semester in Florence, Italy, with the CCI Florence program, and he was profoundly affected by the experience, writing: “At times I am at a loss for words, and it all feels surreal until I bump my head on the doorframe entering my bedroom. This semester has already changed my outlook on...

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Give to the terell wilson memorial scholarship for study abroad Dear Colleagues and Friends, I first crossed paths with Terell Wilson when he emailed me in December 2012: Study Abroad Advice“Hello Mrs. Davis, My name is Terell Wilson (applied communication major). I'm really interested in studying abroad in Florence. Is it possible for me to...