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Eight College of Communication and Information students led the class of 2017 through their Destination Kent State (DKS) experience as Flashguides this summer. Making up nearly 40 percent of the Flashguides, CCI students worked with peers in other colleges to bring 25 groups of freshmen and their families through orientation. Many of the CCI...

Members of Kent State’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter pose for a photo after the chapter was named winner of the 2014 Outstanding Chapter award at PRSSA’s National Conference in Washington, D.C. The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) named Kent State University the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Chapter award at its National Conference in Washington, D.C. PRSSA, a national organization composed of students interested in public relations and communications nationwide, presents the Outstanding Chapter award to one chapter...

Members of Kent State’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter pose for a photo after the chapter was named winner of the 2014 Outstanding Chapter award at PRSSA’s National Conference in Washington, D.C. Data breaches that compromise accounts and invade privacy occur almost daily. Universities are in a unique position to educate their students, faculty and staff about the importance of securing their own data and online identities. On Sept. 15-18, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University will host Big Data and...

Dr. Stanley T. Wearden Kent, OH – Feb. 26, 2014 – Stanley T. Wearden, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information at Kent State University, has been named senior vice president and provost of Columbia College Chicago, effective July 1. Wearden will retire on June 30, 2014, after 30 years at Kent State, five serving as dean. He began his career at...

Dr. Stanley T. Wearden Ph.D. candidate in the College of Communication and Information and adjunct instructor Rocki Basel introduced her Small Groups and Teams class to a business simulation game called The Business Strategy Game. One team climbed to nineteenth place in a global market after it started in last place in the class. Basel said she wanted to do a class...

Dr. Stanley T. Wearden Ten students from the College of Communication and Information (CCI), including three students from JMC  and seven from the School of Communication Studies, are the first “Prague Freedom Foundation Scholars.”  These students, along with JMC ProfessorCandace Perkins Bowenand Communication Studies ProfessorCatherine Goodall, took part in...

Dr. Stanley T. Wearden These were the vital statistics of CCI’s JobExpo2013 – Kent State’s first job and internship fair specifically for juniors and seniors from every undergraduate degree program in the Schools of Communication Studies (COMM), Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and Visual Communication Design (VCD). JobExpo2013, held on April 26 at The...

The College of Communication and Information (CCI) is hosting its first job fair exclusively focused on juniors and seniors seeking internships and entry-level jobs in the communication, design and media industries. CCI’s JobExpo2013 will be held on Friday, April 26 at The Ritz-Carlton in Cleveland. Corporations and organizations from Northeast...

Sixteen students and three faculty members traveled south of the equator for two weeks in March to tell the story of the people, places and things in Curitiba, Brazil. The students were members of the College of Communication and Information's International Storytelling course. "I've never stepped foot outside of the United States until this...

Twenty-four students from Kent State's College of Communication and Information traveled to London May 10-27 for a life-changing study abroad experience where they engaged with different cultures to grow both personally and professionally. Kent in London: Global Ad & PR, taught by JMC Assistant Professor Danielle Coombs, Ph.D., and JMC...