School of Communication Studies

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...

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School of Communication Studies

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language and Gender (OSCLG) held its 40th annual conference, themed “40 Shades of Purple: Four Decades of Feminisms,” Oct. 5 – 8 in Omaha, Neb.  Suzy D’Enbeau, Ph.D., associate professor and graduate coordinator in the Kent State University School of Communication Studies, along with COMM...