Hyde Park Forum

Assistant Professor Aaron Bacue congratulates the participants in the Hyde Park Forum as the 2018 champion, Alexa Kwiatkowski, whispers to her instructor David Zachrich. The Kent State University School of Communication Studies (COMM) hosted the annual Hyde Park Forum on Tuesday, April 24, in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.  The top three student speakers from both the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Introduction to Human Communication courses delivered their persuasive speeches to an audience of about 375 attendees....

Students win fall Hyde Park qualifying tournament. The Kent State University School of Communication Studies hosted its first-ever Hyde Park Forum Qualifying Tournament on Dec. 1, 2017, in Taylor Hall. The qualifying competition pits Introduction to Human Communication students against one another using persuasive public discourse with clear calls to action.  The new qualifying tournament will be...

Students compete for scholarships and the coveted People’s Choice Award in the annual Hyde Park Forum. Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies recently hosted its annual Hyde Park Forum, an event in which stand-out students enrolled in the Introduction to Human Communication course deliver persuasive speeches for a panel of judges. Students compete for scholarships and the coveted People’s Choice Award. Student Erin Davis...

Kent State Communication Studies Hosting Annual Hyde Park Event At 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies (COMM) will hold its annual Hyde Park Forum competition in which select students enrolled in the Introduction to Human Communication course will deliver persuasive speeches for a panel of judges. Scholarships are awarded to first, second and third place...

Hyde Park Forum Judges for 2014 were, from left, Heather Wells, Suzanne Theisen, Lori Wemhoff, Stanley Wearden, Marilyn Sessions, and David Trebing. The Kent State University School of Communication Studies hosted its annual Hyde Park Forum on April 16, 2014, in the Student Center Ballroom on the Kent Campus. Hyde Park Forum is an opportunity for students enrolled in the Human Communication Class to engage in persuasive public discourse for an audience of peers, family, and faculty. Students...

Hyde Park Forum Judges for 2014 were, from left, Heather Wells, Suzanne Theisen, Lori Wemhoff, Stanley Wearden, Marilyn Sessions, and David Trebing. View Hyde Park Forum Live Stream. The Kent State University School of Communication Studies will host its annual Hyde Park Forum on April 16, 2014, in the Student Center Ballroom of the Kent State campus. The event, which starts at 6:30 p.m., is an opportunity for students enrolled in the Human Communication Class to engage in persuasive public...