School of Communication Studies

International journalist Daniel Grossman will visit Kent State to discuss his work reporting on climate change from around the world on Monday, March 19. The School of Communication Studies and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting will host the Spring 2018 Global Issues Forum with the panel discussion, “Advancing Understanding of Climate Change: The Role of Science and Global Communication.”   The lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 19 in the ballroom balcony in the Student...

Instructor to Speak About Sexual Harassment at TedxKentState Pamela Harr, an adjunct professor in the Kent State University School of Communication Studies, will be a featured speaker at the second annual TEDxKentState. Hosted by the Kent State Undergraduate Student Government, the TEDx event is themed “Pale Blue Dot,” referencing the smallness of the Earth but the importance of its history, passions,...

School of Communication Studies

Donor Nancy Mitchell stands with scholarship honoree Subinuer Aierken at the 2017 Scholarship & Awards Program. The School of Communication Studies is seeking applicants for nearly $20,000 in scholarships which will be awarded in late April at the school-wide Scholarships & Awards Reception. A mix of awards is available for communication studies undergraduate and graduate students, including communication studies-focused Ph.D., students.  To apply for...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. If you are registered to attend this year’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) Career Expo on Thursday, Feb. 15 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom, you will have the opportunity to meet representatives from some of the industries most respected communication-related organizations and departments.  Who will you see? Meet reps from:...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. This past Christmas season, the School of Communication Studies adopted a family through the Battered Women’s Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties to help brighten the holiday for a family in need.   We were a part of a collective group of church groups, companies, government agencies, schools, civic organizations sports and social groups that...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. Each year, the Kent State University School of Communication Studies partners with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to offer a fellowship to provide students the opportunity to travel internationally to report on overlooked stories. Students may earn up to $3,000 this year to cover travel and reporting expenses.   Any communication...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. School of Communication Studies Associate Professor Jeffrey T. Child, Ph.D., released his second edition of his Introduction to Human Communication textbook, “Experience Communication” (EC). Child wrote the text to help make the latest and greatest scholarship about effective communication in the 21st century accessible to a range of people. ...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. Assistant Professor for the School of Communication Studies Yesim Kaptan, Ph.D., published a chapter in the book, From Tahrir Square to Ferguson: Social Networks As Facilitators of Social Networks.   Written by Juliette Dee, Kaptan co-authored the chapter, “Laughing with Tear Gas in Our Eyes: Use of Satirical...

The Expo will consist of a job fair in the morning with the possibility of a personal interview in the afternoon. COMM Assistant Professor Cristin A. Compton, Ph.D., co-authored “Organizing Sexuality: Silencing and the Push-Pull Process of Co-Sexuality in the Workplace” in the Journal of Communication Vol. 67, Issue 6, 2017, 874-896.   The article was co-authored by Debbie S. Dougherty from the University of Missouri....

Students can apply for School of Communication Studies scholarships online. Updates in RED (Feb. 2, 2018)   The School of Communication Studies is now accepting applications for undergraduate and graduate scholarships to be awarded for the 2018-2019 school year. To apply for one of the COMM scholarships, visit https://scholarships.comm.kent.edu. Students must log in using their FlashLine credentials to complete the...