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Kent State University student Anna Hoffman, a global communication studies and political science major, traveled to Ireland this summer to study the country’s efforts to save its national language. (Photo credit: Alex Ledet) Anna Hoffman, a Kent State University global communication studies and political science major from Kent, Ohio, traveled to Ireland this summer to study the country’s efforts to save its national language. Her research project was funded through a fellowship from the  Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Hoffman was one of only 28 students...

Kent State University student Anna Hoffman’s research efforts on the Irish language recently caught the attention of international media with publication on The WorldPost of the Huffington Post website. The article, “To Have Irish: The Irish are scrambling to save the most prized part of their culture,” reports on the country’s efforts to...

Kent State advertising, public relations and visual communication design students lived and studied together in Dublin, Ireland, during an education abroad trip. (Photo credit: Christopher Darling) Fifty Kent State University students from the College of Communication and Information participated in education abroad programs in Europe this spring, visiting Northern Ireland, Ireland and England in May. Three of the college’s classes studied specialized areas in communications in both the U.K. and Ireland. A School of Visual Communication...

Kent State advertising, public relations and visual communication design students lived and studied together in Dublin, Ireland, during an education abroad trip. (Photo credit: Christopher Darling)CNN anchor Carol Costello says she was intrigued to hear what millennials have to say about forgoing marriage. Costello recently met with students from her alma mater, Kent State University, to share career advice. In return, she asked students about their views on marriage. Learn more from CNN about what Costello and students had to say. 

Kent State advertising, public relations and visual communication design students lived and studied together in Dublin, Ireland, during an education abroad trip. (Photo credit: Christopher Darling) Undergraduate Student Government elected two students from the College of Communication and Information to serve on the 2015-2016 board. Keri Richmond and Reginald Jones will serve as a director and a senator for USG. Richmond, a sophomore public relations major, was elected as Director of Student Advancement. Her goal is to create an...

Kent State advertising, public relations and visual communication design students lived and studied together in Dublin, Ireland, during an education abroad trip. (Photo credit: Christopher Darling) Creative teams across Kent State University were honored with one gold and five silver awards at the Akron chapter of the 2015 American Advertising Federation’s 2015 ADDY Awards ceremony.  Kent State’s University Communications and Marketing team; IdeaBase, a student-run integrated marketing communications agency of the College of...

Kent State advertising, public relations and visual communication design students lived and studied together in Dublin, Ireland, during an education abroad trip. (Photo credit: Christopher Darling) Following a national search, Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as the new dean of Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information. Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, made the announcement. Reynolds currently serves at Louisiana State University as the director of...

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Kent State advertising, public relations and visual communication design students lived and studied together in Dublin, Ireland, during an education abroad trip. (Photo credit: Christopher Darling) It is late in the evening and the house is finally quiet. This is the time when Cathy Walsh transforms from a mother, a grandmother, a caregiver to her elderly mom, and a fulltime employee, into a Kent State University online student. Walsh is majoring in organizational communication with a minor in public communication in the College of...

Kent State advertising, public relations and visual communication design students lived and studied together in Dublin, Ireland, during an education abroad trip. (Photo credit: Christopher Darling) The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) inducted Kent State University’s Michele Ewing, APR, into its College of Fellows at the 2014 International Conference in Washington, D.C. Ewing is a public relations associate professor in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and a longtime resident of the Youngstown,...

Jeffrey Child, associate professor of communication and associate director of the School of Communication Studies in the College of Communication and Information, teaches a class on the first floor of Taylor Hall. Scholar of the Month Jeffrey T. Child Associate Professor of Communication College of Communication and Information 2007-present Jeffrey T. Child is an associate professor of communication and associate director of the School of Communication Studies in the College of Communication and Information. His primary research explores privacy management...