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Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies will host its Global Issues Forum on Human Trafficking: A Global and Local Epidemic at 7 p.m. on April 6 in the Moulton Hall Ballroom. The forum will feature a panel discussion on human trafficking and its global and local occurrence. The panelists for the evening include: Kathleen...

Student helps bring UNCHAINED fashion show to campus on April 4 A project that began as part of a public relations course in Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication is now coming to fruition and raising awareness about human trafficking. Mackenzie Lunde, a senior fashion merchandising major and public relations...

Senior applied communication major, Jessica Buck, landed an internship with Pro-Model and Talent Management as their social media coordinator. In this position, Buck is responsible for managing the company’s Facebook, Google+ and Yelp pages along with their blog. Some topics she covers in the blog include, successful Pro-Model and Talent stars,...

School of Communication Studies associate professor, Mei-Chen Lin has been a Golden Flash since 2003. Lin teaches courses for both undergraduate and graduate students, including foundations of communication, relational communication, intercultural communication and international communication. Lin loves getting her students involved in rewarding...

Kara Taylor, a senior applied communication major, is interning with the School of Visual Communication Design this spring. As one of their marketing interns, Taylor is responsible for covering VCD events and writing content for the school’s social media platforms, alumni magazine and alumni website. “I get to do a wide-range of things at...

Inspire, Kent State University’s annual Design Academy: Explore design, experience college The School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) at Kent State University will host its annual pre-college design academy, Inspire, which explores all areas of graphic design, from June 20 – 24. During Inspire, students engage in projects combining basic research tactics, brainstorming and creative thinking while they envision, innovate and...

image of samantha weisner Samantha Weisner, a junior organizational and marketing major, used the real-world experience from her internship at Rebecca Adele PR & Events to solidify the path she wanted to take her professional career. “When I started college, I wasn’t totally sure what I wanted to do career-wise,” Weisner said. At her internship, Weisner creates...

image of Jowan Senior applied communication major, Jowan Cole landed an exciting position with Brandmuscle, a marketing software company. As their client service operations intern, Cole’s responsibilities include acting as a support personnel to account executives and helping in the production of local marketing content for the company’s clients. Cole says he...

Are you concerned about your body image? Do you worry about your eating behaviors? Communication studies assistant professor Dr. Jihyun Kim and an international research team dove into why college female students tend to have negative views about their body image and how it relates to health practices. “We wanted to explore this area because...

A School of Communication Studies student interns with the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement (OEECE) at Kent State University. Amanda Bevington, a senior interpersonal communication major, is a student intern for the OEECE this spring. During her internship so far, Bevington has been working on various projects, such as...