School of Communication Studies

Communication Studies students plan panel discussion on the refugee crisis as part of a class assignment. 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...

Julia Hazel, Kent State junior communications major, won the prize for personal pitch during LaunchNET Kent State Kent​ ​State​ ​University​ ​students​ ​recently used University Library elevators to compete in the fifth annual LaunchNET Elevator Pitch event. ​The​ ​event,​ ​hosted​ ​by​ ​LaunchNET​ ​Kent​ ​State,​ ​gives students​ ​90 seconds to​ ​pitch​ ​a​ ​business​ ​idea​ or their personal...

Julia Hazel, Kent State junior communications major, won the prize for personal pitch during LaunchNET Kent State Have you been a victim of fake news? Do you find yourself gravitating to the news sources that confirm your beliefs? How does fake news affect a free press and a democracy? How does it affect the work of policy-makers? Learn how to evaluate your news sources with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Doug Oplinger at: Fake News Community Discussion...

School of Communication Studies

Four School of Communication Studies faculty members were honored with a Faculty Recognition Award at the University Teaching Council Conference. Each year, the Kent State University Teaching Council hosts the Celebrating College Teaching Conference. At the conference, faculty members who “have made a difference in the life of a student” are recognized and receive a formal certificate from the Office of the Provost. On Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, four School of Communication Studies faculty...

Associate Professor David Trebing, Ph.D., teaches a class in the School of Communication Studies. David Trebing, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Communication Studies, was named one of six university-wide finalists for the 2017 Outstanding Teaching Awards. Sponsored by the Kent State University Teaching Council, the Outstanding Teaching Award honors outstanding teaching by non-tenure track and part-time faculty at Kent State...

School of Communication Studies

Associate Professor David Trebing, Ph.D., teaches a class in the School of Communication Studies. New students are encouraged to schedule a visit to Kent State University and the College of Communication and Information (CCI) to learn about the campus, our schools and majors. Parking for all of these programs is in the Kent Student Center Parking Lot off Summit Street. Tell the parking attendant you are on campus for a college visitation...

Associate Professor David Trebing, Ph.D., teaches a class in the School of Communication Studies. The School of Communication Studies (COMM) will offer a course called “Seminar: Vietnam: Messages from the Cultural Divide” during the Spring 2018 semester. COMM Associate Professor David Trebing, Ph.D., will teach the course for the third time, which will count as an upper division elective for communication students.  Trebing developed the...

Malia Politzer of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting talks to students in Taylor Hall about her investigative reporting. Nearly 150 attendees packed into Rm. 226 in Taylor Hall to hear international journalist Malia Politzer talk about her reporting of the refugee crisis in Niger, Italy, Germany and Turkey. Politzer was the featured speaker for the Kent State University School of Communication Studies fall Global Issues Forum which brings Pulitzer Center on...

Malia Politzer of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting talks to students in Taylor Hall about her investigative reporting. The University Teaching Council (UTC) will host the 24th Annual Celebrating College Teaching Conference on Friday, Oct. 20 in the Kent Student Center for a day of dialogue with Kent State University faculty, featuring interactive roundtables and engaging poster sessions. At the UTC conference, Lisa Waite, senior lecturer in the School of...

Malia Politzer of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting talks to students in Taylor Hall about her investigative reporting. The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) held its September 2017 “Super-Regional” BEA On-Location conference at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Penn.   Zachary Humphries, doctoral student of the Kent State University College of Communication and Information, and Paul Haridakis, Ph.D., School of Communication Studies professor, earned...