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Professor Dana Coen wins Silver Bullet Screenplay Award!

June 8, 2021

Director of our Writing for the Screen and Stage Minor, Professor Dana Coen, has just won Age Inclusion in Media’s inaugural Silver Bullet Screenplay Award. Per Professor Coen, “Contestants had to be either over 40 over have a central character … Continued

Our State Magazine

June 2, 2021

Company/Organization Name Our State Internship Title Editorial Intern Internship Duration August – December Internship Description Our State offers internships during fall, spring, and summer semesters. Internships positions are for 10 hours a week, unpaid, and offer opportunity for experience in … Continued

Awards 2021

May 21, 2021

Special Initiative Award Winner: Joey Richards by Elaine Schnabel I think it is very hard to be present with your colleagues during graduate school, especially during a pandemic. Yet Joey Richards is somehow always present with their colleagues–present in the … Continued

Dr. Patricia Parker featured on Bookmark This

January 8, 2021

  Check out the recent interview with Department Chair, Dr. Patricia Parker, where she discusses her new book, Ella Baker’s Catalytic Leadership: A Primer on Community Engagement and Communication for Social Justice. Find the link to the interview here!


September 4, 2020

Please come out and listen to Dr. Sharon Holland speak on September 9th from 3:30pm -5:30pm on Zoom. Meeting ID: 929 4282 5690 Passcode: 569806 As Professor Holland writes, “What is the relationship of blackness to “the animal”? What ways … Continued

Graduation 2020

June 1, 2020

It is a great pleasure to greet you—graduating students, friends and family—as we celebrate the Department of Communication’s 2020 graduating class—virtually. We celebrate, even in the midst of the most serious global health and economic crisis that has occurred in … Continued

Department of Communication Awards 2020

May 21, 2020

From the Department Chair, Dr. Patricia S. Parker,    On behalf of the faculty and staff in the Department of Communication, I extend a hearty congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 undergraduate and graduate student awards.   If not … Continued

Supporting COMM Graduate Students

May 21, 2020

Dear alums, parents, and friends of the Department of Communication, We ask your assistance helping our graduate students during this difficult time. They are a crucial part of our department and contribute greatly to our vibrant intellectual culture. Unfortunately, graduate … Continued