James Ponder

School of Communication Studies

Communication Studies professor James Ponder, Ph.D., challenged his students to conduct a campaign. That was the only instruction he gave to his Communication and Influence class for its semester-long project: Conduct a campaign. Having lived in the city her whole life, senior communication studies major Anna Hoffman knew that she wanted to...

Students in the Communication and Influence class taught by James Ponder, Ph.D. sought to bring a positive message to college students through a campaign to boost positive thinking and self-esteem as part of the Kent State University student organization, Body Acceptance Movement (BAM).   "Love yourself for everything you are," and "You are...