Stories from the Department of Communication


'COMMplishments—Feb. 2016

Feb. 4, 2016

Recent accomplishments from Department of Communication faculty, students and staff.

Communication Class Discussion

Communication class explores international students’ challenges

Feb. 3, 2016

Seniors in the Department of Communication did a service learning project to better understand barriers facing students from other countries.

Students sit at winter graduation.

Class of 2015 Celebrates Winter Graduation

Dec. 18, 2015

Faculty, students and their families gathered in Macky Auditorium to recognize 130 graduates from the Department of Communication and journalism and mass communication program.

The cover of Still Life with Rhetoric

Gries Wins Advancement of Knowledge Award for Book on Visual Rhetorics

Dec. 18, 2015

Laurie Gries, an assistant professor of communication, has won a 2016 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award for her book, Still Life with Rhetoric: A New Materialist Approach for Visual Rhetorics, which explores how images often spread and change across different media, genres and locations.

'COMMplishments—Dec. 2015

Dec. 15, 2015

Recent accomplishments by Department of Communication students and faculty.

Sprain leads new team to study how students engage, debate

Oct. 15, 2015

Leah Sprain, an associate professor in the Department of Communication, will lead a two-year project to assess how students from different backgrounds interact and debate. The goal is to develop new ways to measure the civic and political engagement of youth. Sprain’s project brings together an interdisciplinary team of scholars...

Cindy White

Associate Professor Cindy White named to CMCI leadership team

Sept. 16, 2015

Founding Dean Lori Bergen of the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) Wednesday announced the appointment of Associate Professor Cindy White as associate dean for undergraduate curriculum and programs.

Dec. 18: Joint Graduation Ceremony, Department of Communication and Program in Journalism & Mass Communication

July 11, 2015

Location: Macky Auditorium Time: 1 p.m. Watch the ceremony live.

student with diploma

2014 Graduation Pictures

Dec. 22, 2014

View our favorites. Congratulations to the winter class of 2014!