Communication

The Department of Communication's undergraduate and graduate academic programs embrace a common mission: to fortify the intellectual and social skills necessary for effective human communication. The focus is on oral, written, and mediated communication skills that are essential in both professional and personal lives.

Noteworthy

Molly Devanney '00: VP of Public Relations

The public face of a highly-respected independent grocery chain, she has earned accolades for the company’s commitment to local organizations as well as her personal volunteerism.

Bailey Cornell '15 has the 'Googlyness' it takes to land job at top tech company

A Communication major, she notes that her honors capstone, "being well-rounded and having experiences outside of the classroom were key" to getting hired by Google.

Stephanie Shepherd '15: Purposefully preparing for anything

Graduating with a degree in Communication, she's heading to Liberty Mutual Insurance's human resources department.

Training for careers in broadcasting

The Communications Complex is home to a state-of-the art digital and multimedia television studio and radio station that serve as a pre- and post-production training ground.

Understanding China Fellowship for Communication professor

Prof. Stanley Baran's lecture series presented at China University of Geosciences in Wuhan was so successful that he, Dean David Lux were appointed Guest Professors.

Accounting, Management, Communication departments add new faculty

In addition to welcoming the Class of 2018, new faculty members include Elena Precourt, Kai Kim, and Julie Volkman.

Richard Garceau ’14: Ethical and accountable

An internship, experience with team projects and campus leadership, and strong showing at the National Collegiate Sales Competition opened the way to multiple job offers before graduation.

Alexandria Clyburn ’14: Learning through leadership

Linked Through Leadership programs hosted by Office of Campus Engagement "helped me discover my capabilities," says stellar student-athlete.

Aubrey Mable ’14: A career path with options

Internships at Bryant and at TBS "provided me with a variety of skill sets and confidence in knowing I can adapt and learn quickly," says accomplished softball player.

Stephanie Griffith '13: Survey of campus attitudes

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Hochberg Women's Center resources led her to research campus climate as it relates to homophobia, LGBTQ issues.

Cristine Cox '11: Internships, workshops led her to nation's capital

Cristine Cox’s association with PwC began at an orientation program for international and multicultural students.

Renee Chapman ’11: assistant sports manager at U.S. Sports Camps

Renee, who majored in Communication, is responsible for marketing and social media for baseball, football, and softball.