Assistant Professor Hannah Ball and Assistant Dean Sara LaBelle of the School of Communication were awarded the Eastern Communication Association’s 2019 Article of the Year for their study published in Communication Quarterly entitled “College Student Goals in the Context of Prescription Stimulant Misuse: An Application of Goals-Plans-Action Theory.” Dr. Ball and Dr. LaBelle’s research focused
Hi! My name is Sarah Downey and I am currently a student in the 4 + 1 Masters of Health and Strategic Communication program. This specific program allows me to integrate the Master’s courses with my undergraduate work. The program has turned into a 3 + 1 program for me since I am graduating early.
One thing that many strategic and corporate communication majors love to discuss is social media. I often hear classmates discussing their Instagram followers and Snapchat stories, so it was no surprise that the students in my Fall 2018 Research Methods class voted on the topic of Social Media and Body Image to study for our
When intellectual curiosity meets persistence, anything is achievable. During Fall of my sophomore year, I enrolled in Research Methods with Dr. Keith Weber simply expecting a tough but practical class that I would soon forget; rather, that was the beginning of my love affair with the integration of statistics, theory, and experimentation into the single
SCC 400 and the Rethink Campaign By Heather Matley, Carolyn Crosby, and Tessa King. The semester long course SCC 400, or Message Design II, works to instill effective message implementation skills in students by giving them the chance to design and implement a campaign under expert supervision. Students are able to gain first hand marketing experience while applying
Transferring The Script To The Stage: A Reflection on The Process of Mounting a New Play Sitting in the darkness…with popcorn on my knees…and my innermost fears tearing at my soul. This was me back in January as I sat in a plush movie theater seat watching La La Land. What caused this reaction you
Having an idea is one thing. Bringing it to life is quite another. Countless ideas form in our head, only to wait offstage in the darkened wings until we give them the time of day. How often do we allow our ideas to take the stage? In my case, one idea did. Literally. I’d never