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The School of Communication Studies adopted a family through the Battered Women’s Shelter of Summit and Medina Counties to help make a family’s holiday season a bit brighter.   "We wanted to do something meaningful so we 'adopted a family' and provided the children with shoes, clothing, bed sheets, pillows and more items that would improve...

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CCI GIVES BIG: TUESDAY, NOV. 28 The College of Communication and Information (CCI) is hosting an event in the CCI Commons (Olson Hall Lounge) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28 to celebrate Giving Tuesday.  Stop by for free food, activities, crafts and a host of ways to “Give Big” thanks to alumni and friends. What is...

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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...

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Applied communication junior Julia Hazel was the winner of this year’s fifth annual Kent State LaunchNET Elevator Pitch competition. The competition gives students 90 seconds to pitch a business idea or personal skills to a panel of judges for a chance to win prize money. Judging this year’s competition was Kristin Williams, executive director...

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JANUARY 16 to JANUARY 20, 2018 STUDENTS CAN APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS NOW, DEADLINE FEB. 16 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 HERE. Students must log in using their FlashLine...

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The College of Communication and Information celebrated Giving Tuesday 2017 with a “give thanks” event held in the CCI Commons in Olson Hall. Students, staff and alumni gathered to say thank you to the donors who supported the First Passport Fund and Student Media Fund. Guests made handmade thank-you cards for donors and holiday crafts for...

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Toastmasters three-time world champion of public speaking and Kent State University alumnus Rich Breiner, Ph.D., ’80, visited campus recently for the first time since graduation nearly 40 years ago. School of Communication Studies (COMM) marketing assistant Mikala Lugen sat down with Breiner to talk about his college experience, his successful...

Panelists spoke to a packed house of approximately 80 people at the "Redefining 'Refugee': Stories from a Global Crisis" discussion held Nov. 17.  Speakers included: Eka Anthony, a former refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo; Anuj Gurung, a Ph.D. candidate in the Political Science Department at Kent State University; Brooke Davis,...

Communication Studies majors Eunice Reyes, junior, and Juleanna Smith, senior, will host a panel discussion titled, “Redefining 'Refugee': Stories from a Global Crisis” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in Rm. 340 Franklin Hall (FirstEnergy Auditorium).   Panelists will discuss how the global refugee crisis impacts Kent State students and...