School of Visual Communication Design

Display of the sign for the "Design is" graduate student show The College of Communication and Information at Kent State University is pleased to announce a gift of $10,000 from Brokaw, an independent, global marketing, advertising and design agency headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. CEO Gregg Brokaw has given the gift in support of the School of Visual Communication Design's Taylor Hall Gallery Exhibitions...

Julie Jones (left) and Jerrica Damask (right) attended an awards celebration in London in recognition of their commendation in the YCN Student Awards, an international competition. A cross-disciplinary team of students from Kent State’s College of Communication and Information earned commendation for their work on You Can Now’s (YCN) Student Awards, an international, creative advertising competition.   Alyssa Fejko (visual communication design), Julie Jones (advertising) and Jerrica Damask (communication studies)...

College of Communication & Information

Julie Jones (left) and Jerrica Damask (right) attended an awards celebration in London in recognition of their commendation in the YCN Student Awards, an international competition. New students are encouraged to tour or schedule a visit to Kent State University, 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...

Julie Jones (left) and Jerrica Damask (right) attended an awards celebration in London in recognition of their commendation in the YCN Student Awards, an international competition. David Trebing, Ph.D., an associate professor in the School of Communication Studies (COMM), and Stephanie Smith, an assistant professor who teaches in COMM and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), will lead a teaching colloquium on Friday, April 13, in Rm. 226 of Taylor Hall beginning at 2:15 p.m.   This panel discussion will...

“Sandy’s Scrapbook,” a new exhibition at Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center, pays tribute to the life of Sandy Scheuer. Sandy Scheuer was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen responding to protests of the Vietnam War at Kent State University. She was a junior honors student, a speech therapy major and a proud member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority. Outside of the classroom, she was an alumna of Boardman High School...

Kent State celebrates the reopening of the newly renovated Taylor Hall on Sept. 21-23. Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information – the academic home to five innovative, professional schools whose work spans the disciplines of communication, information and technology – will celebrate the reopening of the newly renovated Taylor Hall, Sept. 21-23. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the college, the...

Christopher Darling created a program to paint murals on the Oriana House Hough Building as part of a revitalization project. A few brushes - a little paint - and a lot of creativity. They are the tools of treatment for dozen of recovering drug addicts in Cleveland. The idea came from Christopher Darling, assistant professor it Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information. With the help of a grant, Darling created a program to paint murals on the...

Taylor Hall is home to the Schools of Communication Studies and Visual Communication Design. The School of Digital Sciences After a year of renovations, Taylor Hall will reopen for classes on Monday, Aug. 28. The Schools of Communication Studies (COMM) and Visual Communication Design (VCD) share the space in the modernized, four-floor building. The May 4 Visitors Center also calls Taylor Hall home and will reopen with normal hours on Sept. 5.   The School of Digital...

VCD students in the Retail Design: Concept Through Fabrication class helped to re-design the Fashion School Store. The Fashion School Store will officially re-open April 27 by holding an event from 6 to 8 p.m. in the store to celebrate the students work. The re-opening will align with the Fashion School’s annual runway show. Anyone is encouraged to stop by and see the new look of the store. The Fashion School Store is located at 201 E. Erie St. in Downtown...

VCD students in the Retail Design: Concept Through Fabrication class helped to re-design the Fashion School Store. The Fashion School Store will officially re-open April 27 by holding an event from 6 to 8 p.m. in the store to celebrate the students work. The re-opening will align with the Fashion School’s annual runway show. Anyone is encouraged to stop by and see the new look of the store. The Fashion School Store is located at 201 E. Erie St. in Downtown...