Social Media

Celebration! Dan Armelli is doused with champagne during the Washington Nationals Oct. 15 celebration of winning the National League pennant. As the champagne flowed Oct. 15 in the clubhouse of the National League Champion Washington Nationals, there was a Kent State University connection in the middle of the frenzy that capped the team’s first trip to the World Series. “It’s just an unbelievable time, and I’m so grateful I’m here,” said Dan Armelli less than 24 hours after...

Celebration! Dan Armelli is doused with champagne during the Washington Nationals Oct. 15 celebration of winning the National League pennant. As the champagne flowed Oct. 15 in the clubhouse of the National League Champion Washington Nationals, there was a Kent State University connection in the middle of the frenzy that capped the team’s first trip to the World Series. “It’s just an unbelievable time, and I’m so grateful I’m here,” said Dan Armelli less than 24 hours after...

The 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) is in Prague from May 24 to 28, 2018. A mix of faculty and students from the Kent State University School of Communication Studies (COMM) will present their latest research during the 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) May 24 to 28 in Prague. With more than 80 percent of its global communication faculty presenting papers and several other...

The 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) is in Prague from May 24 to 28, 2018. Jeffrey Child, Ph.D., an associate professor in the School of Communication Studies, will lead a student-career development webinar at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12 titled, “Operation Social Media Clean Up,” as part of the “You’re Hired! Tips for Getting the Job” series offered by McGraw-Hill Education. Child will share best practices on...

The 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) is in Prague from May 24 to 28, 2018. Assistant Professor for the School of Communication Studies Yesim Kaptan, Ph.D., published a chapter in the book, From Tahrir Square to Ferguson: Social Networks As Facilitators of Social Networks.   Written by Juliette Dee, Kaptan co-authored the chapter, “Laughing with Tear Gas in Our Eyes: Use of Satirical...

School to host final colloquium of the semester on social media. The session entitled, “Celebrity social media and parasocial relationships: The role of social presence,” will be presented by assistant professor for the School of Communication Studies at Kent State University Jihyun Kim on Friday, May 5. Kim will present research findings related to her personal and academic interests about celebrities’...

The College of Communication and Information and School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host the annual conference on April 21, 2017, in Franklin Hall. The tenth YouToo Social Media Conference has confirmed its keynote speakers, bringing Disney digital media powerhouse Greg Josken and digital branding expert Juntae DeLane to headline the milestone conference. Josken, digital marketing and social media manager for the Disney Theatrical Group, will open the conference as the morning speaker on...

The College of Communication and Information and School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host the annual conference on April 21, 2017, in Franklin Hall. April 14 event postponed. To be rescheduled for Fall 2017. Erin Hollenbaugh, Ph.D., associate professor and program coordinator for the School of Communication Studies (COMM) at Kent State Stark, will lead COMM’s third spring colloquium Friday, April 14, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Rm. 109 of the Art Building, In the session, entitled “Privacy...

School of Communication Studies to Host Research Colloquium on WDBJ Shooting Gretchen Dworznik, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will lead the School of Communication Studies’ (COMM) second spring colloquium Friday, March 3, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Rm. 109 of the Art Building. In the session, entitled “Mourning broadcast: Social media use following the WDBJ shooting,”...

School of Communication Studies to Host Research Colloquium on WDBJ Shooting The School of Communication Studies will host its fall Colloquium Series beginning Friday, Oct. 7 at 2:30 p.m. in Franklin Hall, Room 312/314. The series will kick off with a presentation from assistant professor, Michael Beam, titled, “Resisting the Filter Bubble: Examining the Positive Impact of Using Social Media for Reading and Sharing Online...