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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...

image that says research news Kent State University School of Communication Studies assistant professor Jihyun Kim, Ph.D. recently collaborated with Gachon University associate professor Hayeon Song, Ph.D. on a study titled “Celebrity’s self-disclosure on Twitter and parasocial relationships: A mediating role of social presence.”   According to Kim, currently, most...

image that says research news How do you mourn the loss of a loved one? Do you take your feelings to social media? Journalists from all over the country did when two of their own were killed in an on-air shooting in Roanoke, Virginia. School of Communication Studies assistant professor, Rekha Sharma, and School of Journalism and Mass Communication assistant professor, Gretchen...

image of Jeff Child presenting research Are you friends with your parents on Facebook? Or have you blocked all family members from seeing what you post? Interim director of Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies Jeff Child, Ph.D. recently provided his expertise on privacy management in the book Family Communications in the Age of Digital and Social Media, edited by...

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image of Jeff Child presenting research by Breyanna Tripp Let me just start off and say that Gini Dietrich, keynote speaker, was amazing. She opened up her presentation talking about Hannah Montana – I mean, Miley Cyrus – and I was instantly drawn in. Dietrich offered advice on how to get your clients to understand the process of public relations and that it takes time. Her...

image of Jeff Child presenting research Communications professionals will discuss the role of social media in public relations and marketing at the eighth annual YouToo Social Media Conference Friday, April 10, at Kent State University’s Franklin Hall. The conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a networking reception to follow at the Kent State Hotel and Conference...

image of Jeff Child presenting research The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Kent State University a $300,000 grant for three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members to study how human dynamics across social media and social networks can be modeled. The grant is part of a $999,887 collaboration with San Diego State University and the University of Arkansas. Professor...

A Top Social Media Friendly Nursing SchoolKent State University College of Nursing was named as a Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing School by NurseJournal.org. The College of Nursing has received this distinction both times the list has been released, first in 2012 and now in 2014. To connect with us on social media, check out our Social Media Portal by clicking here.