Sharing highlights from COMST 303 this semester with Dr. Mary Fornoff! Last week students were looking at Communication Research that investigates identity by studying both Narrative Identity (stories we’ve heard from our parents, grandparents, etc.) and Genetic Identity (the popular DNA tests). Be sure to plan out what COMST courses to take next semester!
On Thursday, November 2nd, the Communication Studies Program was happy to welcome back alumni Brock Purdy for a special event. Brock gave a private lecture to Communication Studies students focused on Leadership and Communication. He spoke about the importance of the skills he gained through Communication Studies classes and how they have helped him in … Continue reading Communication Studies Welcomed Alumni Brock Purdy
Alumni Brock Purdy joins Communication Studies for a Special Event On Thursday, November 2nd, the Communication Studies Program was happy to welcome back alumni Brock Purdy for a special event. Brock gave a private lecture to Communication Studies students focused on Leadership and Communication. He spoke about the importance of the skills he gained through … Continue reading Communication Studies Fall 2023 Alumni Newsletter
Throughout the semester the COMST Program will be highlighting some of our students. This weeks student spotlight is, Charlotte Thinnes. Charlotte is a Senior Communication Studies Major and a Psych minor. Here is what she had to say about why she chose to pursue a Communications degree, “I enjoy the process of learning the ways … Continue reading Student Spotlight – Charlotte Thinnes
Each semester the COMST 404: Research Seminar students complete research projects that examine an organization of their choice. They choose from small businesses, nonprofits, corporations and others to evaluate the ways that the organization can improve aspects of their communication. The students utilize communication theories and concepts they have learned throughout their time as communication … Continue reading COMST 404: Research Seminar Student Presentations!
The Communication Studies Program is excited to welcome a new Academic Advisor, Madison! Madison will be working with Communication Studies and English Education students. Madison graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in English Education, and has taught at the middle school level for four years. While teaching, she coached volleyball and served as … Continue reading New Communication Studies Advisor, Madison!
The Communication Studies Program is excited to welcome our newest faculty member, Anthony Peavy! Anthony is joining the faculty as an Assistant Teaching Professor and will be teaching COMST 301: Human Communication Theory this fall. Anthony received his BA in Communication Studies from the University of Northern Iowa, his MA in Communication Studies from Minnesota … Continue reading Welcome COMST New Faculty, Anthony Peavy!
The Communication Studies Program is always happy to highlight the great achievements of our graduates. This past Spring, Aubrey was a part of the COMST 404 course, and her project focused on her internship experience as a part of a Talent Acquisition team. That internship then led to a full-time job offer! Below is what … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight!
Majors: Abigail Janes Alexander Enos Alexander Hawthorne Allison Hutchinson Amilia Latham Ana Fall Aubrey Gronoski Bailey Hergenreter Benjamin Marti Cael Wyatt Caleb Coronado Cecilia Leal Cooper Doerrfeld Danielle Jarosz Darah Willis Eleanor Glenn Emma York Emma Haupert Emory Miller Erica Gorden Gabriella Aguirre Gillian Groomes Grace Miller Grant Gasner Hanna Oberbroeckling Isabella Andersen Jackson LeRoy … Continue reading Honoring COMST Spring 2022 Graduates!