Department of Communication
Mass Media Degree
Tukwut Talks: Dr. Gloria Pindi
Tukwut Talks is a "Series of Conversations with Faculty", where Dr. Pindi will present on "Crossing the Borders of the Academy: A Congolese Woman's Journey of Education Across Cultures." The event will take place in Univerisity Student Union 3400, on Tuesday, February 16. 2016, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.
Graduates, Save the Date!
Spring 2016 Mass Media and Communications Graduates, you are invited to the Department of Communication Graduation Reception on May 18th! More details to follow.
Acadamic Acclamations of Achievement
This Department congratulates Bryce, Kimberlee, Katie, Nick, and Sonnie on their scholarship and for representing all of us Cougars at the upcoming conference!
Bryce Dollarhide and Kimberlee Zolghadri (2016). The Relationship between Popularity and Self-Disclosure on Facebook. Accepted for presentation at the Undergraduate Scholars Research Conference, Mission Bay, CA. [Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dreama Moon].
Katherine Orphey (2016). Doing Rhetorical Criticism #LikeAGirl. Presented at the Undergraduate Scholars Research Conference, Mission Bay, CA. [Faculty Advisor: Dr. Vincent Pham].
Nick Shumate (2016). A Dance with the Devil in the Pale Moonlight. Presented at the Undergraduate Scholars Research Conference, Mission Bay, CA. [Faculty Advisor: Alexandra Jackson Nevis, M.A.].
Sonni Simmons (2016). Poetic Fantasy: Fantasy-Theme Analysis of a Spoken Word Performance. Presented at the Undergraduate Scholars Research Conference, Mission Bay, CA. [Faculty Advisor: Alexandra Jackson Nevis, M.A.].
National Communication Association find that College Graduates with Communication Degrees "have the knowledge and skills employers need."
Spring 2016: COMM/MASS 495
- Identify and apply for an internship site with a community partner. Also, students may obtain advice about possible placement sites given student interest by talking with the internship faculty member, Dr. Catherine Matsumoto.
- After completing the steps to secure an internship course then, contact Dr. Matsumoto who will provide a permission code to register for the course.