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Communication Department


The Professor with a Bluegrass Soul

April 20, 2016 by | News

Growing up, Professor Travis Bartosh was a shy kid. It wasn’t until his first semester in college when his Communication Studies teacher, who eventually became his mentor, told him something transformational: “communication is a skill.” This made Professor Bartosh think of communication in a whole new way. As a child or teenager, striking up

Big Data and Communication Theory

March 10, 2016 by | News

The Department of Communication Studies is proud to present, Ralph Schroeder, Director of the Master’s degree in Social Science of the Internet at the Oxford Internet Institute in the UK on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. – Big Data and Communication Theory (Argyros Forum, Room 202). Publications about big data currently

From the Classroom to the Living Room Communication Studies team shares knowledge of media effects with parents in the community

October 15, 2015 by | News

By Riva Tukachinsky, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor Department of Communication Studies) As a university professor, most of my work involves creating knowledge (conducting research about media effects) and dissimilating existing knowledge to my students in the classroom. However, I was poignantly aware that this knowledge could be used to benefit many others who do not have

Excellence in Journalism Day set Sept. 6

July 29, 2014 by | Events

Thirteen Pulitzer Prize winners, two Emmy-winning broadcasters, two New York Time best-selling nonfiction authors and a MacArthur “genius” grant recipient will provide inspiration and share their skills during a day of workshops hosted by the Chapman Journalism Program and Orange County Press Club . The conference is open to everyone. Fees are $25 for students

Workshop: Maximizing Student Learning and Professor Motivation to Teach, January 24

December 19, 2013 by | News

Attention Faculty! You are Invited to attend “Maximizing Student Learning and Professor Motivation to Teach”,  a workshop and conversation with colleagues and noted college teaching scholar, speaker, and author, Maryellen Weimer, on Friday, January 24, 2013 in Argyros Forum 209A at 9 a.m. (check-in at 8:30 a.m.). ABOUT THE SPEAKER:Maryellen Weimer, facilitator of all three

Master’s in Health and Strategic Communication Can Lead To Certification As A Health Education Specialist

October 3, 2013 by | News

Did you know that having a master’s degree in Health and Strategic Communication, plus 5 years of working in the health field, allows for eligibility to be a “certified health education specialist.”  This type of “credentialing” guarantees employment in the health arena. Check it out! The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC) utilizes

Alumna Spotlight: Laura Figge ’12

September 27, 2013 by | News

Since graduating, alumna Laura Figge ( Master of Science in Health Communication ’12) has been working as the Communications, PR & Education Manager at Health Essentials, an organization that cares for frail and elderly patients. Figge develops patient education materials, communications campaigns to launch EMR and HIPAA training and oversees all internal communications and public

The Register hires Don Barrett (B.A. Communication ’64) as radio columnist

August 2, 2013 by | Comm

Don Barrett (B.A. Communication ’64), founder of laradio.com, is joining the Orange County Register as radio columnist. Barrett succeeds Gary Lycan, who passed away on April 9 after battling prostate cancer. Lycan served as radio columnist for the Register for more than 40 years. He was well-known and well-liked among readers and the radio industry

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