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International Students

Kent State University School of Communication Studies will host an orientation and social for all new and current international students enrolled in the College of Communication and Information (CCI).

The free event will take place on Friday, Sept. 23 from 2-4 p.m. in room 202 of the Art Building. Refreshments will be served to the students attending.

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).

On Friday, Sept. 18, The School of Communication Studies hosted an International Student Orientation in Taylor Hall. Students from all backgrounds – from South Korea, to China, to Europe – all came together for an informative evening to help them get better acclimated to the communication studies program. Miao Liu, the international student advisor and liaison for the School of Communication Studies led the meeting as she introduced faculty, staff members and newly-admitted students all to the ins-and-outs of the School of Communication Studies. 

The School of Communication Studies will host an orientation for international students (including graduate students) on Friday, Sept. 18 at 3 p.m. in Room 146 of Taylor Hall. The main purpose of the meeting is to introduce students to faculty, staff and one another. All students are welcome to attend the orientation, not just international students. In addition, ways to get involved, develop leadership skills and organizational skills, meet new people and improve one’s overall experience as a student at Kent State University will be examined. 

Brazilian Students

A group of Brazilian students from Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR) are visiting Kent State University this month to work on multimedia storytelling projects focused on American media and culture.  

Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication is using social media to build relationships with potential students overseas with the help of a social media strategy.

Color L. Kang, recent graduate from the school, created a social media presence for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on Chinese social media platforms to build relationships with international students as part of her master's capstone project—"A Bridge to China."