School of Communication Studies

School of Communication Studies Assistant Professor Jennifer M. McCullough, Ph.D., co-authored “Screen Exposure During Daily Routines and a Young Child’s Risk for Having Social-Emotional Delay” in Clinical Pediatrics, Vol. 56, No. 5, 2017, 1244-1253.   “Dr. Raman was a Pediatric Fellow at Akron’s...

Alumnus Brandon Arroyo is a contestant on Season 12 of Worst Cooks in America. Since his graduation in 2013 with a Kent State University degree in communication studies, alumnus Brandon Arroyo has worked in broadcast journalism throughout Northeast Ohio. His busy schedule led to a desire to learn how to cook, which prompted an audition for the Food Network's “Worst Cooks in America." Arroyo secured a spot and joined...

Alumnus Brandon Arroyo is a contestant on Season 12 of Worst Cooks in America. COMM Assistant Professor Jennifer L. McCullough, Ph.D., co-authored “How Do You Like Your Forgiveness? Communication Style Preferences and Effects” in Communication Studies Vol. 68, No. 5, 2017, 568-587.  Her co-writers included: Andy J. Merolla, Ph.D., an assistant professor of interpersonal communication at the University of California -...

Alumnus Brandon Arroyo is a contestant on Season 12 of Worst Cooks in America. Todd Diacon, Ph.D., Kent State University provost and senior vice president, has appointed COMM Associate Professor Suzy D’Enbeau, Ph.D., to the university-level Promotion Advisory Board (PAB) for AY 2017-18.  According to Sue N. Averill, Ph.D., associate provost for Faculty Affairs, the PAB is made up of two panels, each of which deals with...

Alumnus Brandon Arroyo is a contestant on Season 12 of Worst Cooks in America. 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...

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...

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Students win fall Hyde Park qualifying tournament. 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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Students win fall Hyde Park qualifying tournament. 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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Rich Breiner 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 discussed how the global refugee crisis impacts Kent State students and people around the world at “Redefining 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,...