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Melissa Fox, a senior public communication major with a marketing minor, wasted no time hitting the streets of campus trying to get students pumped up about Kent State Athletics as part of her internship with the Kent State Athletic Marketing Department. Fox’s high-energy, hands-on personality made her a perfect match to join the Kent Flash...

The School of Communication Studies hosts three exchange students from Lisbon, Portugal this semester who are participating in the Global Scholar Exchange program.  Maria Pimentel is a first-year graduate student focusing her studies on media and journalism. She received a degree in advertising and marketing from the IADE Creative University in...

Three communication studies graduate students recently returned from Lisbon, Portugal after studying abroad in the School of Communication Studies’ Global Scholar Exchange program during the Fall of 2015.  Samyak Moktan, a second-year global communication studies graduate student, came to Kent State University in 2014 from Kathmandu, Nepal...

International Students in front of Taylor Hall The Kent State University School of Communication Studies will host an international student orientation for all new and current international students enrolled in the College of Communication and Information (CCI). The orientation is a social event for undergraduate and graduate international students to meet the school’s interim director, Dr....

International Students in front of Taylor Hall The Kent State University School of Communication Studies welcomes Rachel Gill and Alexa Thomas to the public relations and marketing team. Both students join the team as PR/Marketing assistants to the school.  Gill is a senior public relations major with a marketing minor and is looking forward to graduating this May.  “I’m excited to...

image of Jeff Child presenting research Are you friends with your parents on Facebook? Or have you blocked all family members from seeing what you post? Interim director of Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies Jeff Child, Ph.D. recently provided his expertise on privacy management in the book Family Communications in the Age of Digital and Social Media, edited by...

graphic that says research news School of Communication Studies assistant professor Suzy D’Enbeau recently published a joint research project concerning changes in the workplace and the Millennial generation. The Millennial generation - those born between 1982 and 2000 - is known to be the largest generation since the Baby Boomers, with an estimated population of 80 million in...

 Danielle Sarver Coombs, associate professor in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, lectures in a Franklin Hall classroom during an afternoon journalism class. Scholar of the Month Danielle Sarver Coombs Associate Professor   College of Communication and Information 2007-present Danielle Sarver Coombs is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the College of Communication and Information. Her research focuses on sports, politics and the politics of sport. Coombs’...

 Danielle Sarver Coombs, associate professor in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, lectures in a Franklin Hall classroom during an afternoon journalism class. What is more likely to curb an addiction to pornography? Messages centered around religion, health concerns, or relationship dissatisfaction? FOX 8’s Suzanne Stratford talks with Java Murniadi, a doctoral student in Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies about his research on the most appealing messages used to reduce...

 Danielle Sarver Coombs, associate professor in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, lectures in a Franklin Hall classroom during an afternoon journalism class. Public communications studies majors, Natalie Davis and Elizabeth Gallagher, are conducting a campaign for the King Kennedy Community Center in Ravenna, Ohio. The King Kennedy Community Center is a nonprofit organization that is a safe haven for the Ravenna locals. The center acts as a tutoring facility, summer campground and drop-off center for...