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COMS Students Recognized by College of Liberal Arts

May 6, 2016

Euni Kim and Danielle Berton, both set to graduate Spring 2016 have been recognized for their outstanding service. 

Celebrating 30 Years of Service!

Apr 6, 2016

Dr. Christine Shea celebrates 30 years of service in the Communication Studies Department at Cal Poly. 

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Cal Poly to Host 14 Universities in Second Western Region Debate Championship, March 4-6

Mar 7, 2016

The Cal Poly Debate Team is hosting the second annual U.S. Universities Western Region Championship, featuring 14 teams from six states, on campus March 4-6.

Green Voices, Edited by Dr. Besel and Dr. Duffy Published

Feb 17, 2016

Green Voices, Defending Nature and the Environment in American Civic Discourse, edited by Dr. Besel and Dr. Duffy, was published by the State University of New York Press earlier this month. 

Two New Courses Offered Spring 2016

Feb 17, 2016

The Communication Studies Department is excited to offer two new courses to the Spring 2016 curriculum. With the addition of two new full-time faculty, the department is able to offer: 

COMS 422 - Rhetorics of Science, Technology & Medicine taught by Dr. Lauren Kolodziejski

COMS 386 - Communication, Media & Politics taught by Dr. Bethany Anne Conway 

COMS Senior Signs With Premier Soccer League of Norway

Feb 17, 2016

Congratulations to Alyssa Gianetti, COMS Senior, for signing with Norway's premier soccer league, Arna-Bjørnar of Toppserien.

Student Paper Accepted to Research Symposium

Feb 17, 2016

Communication Studies senior, Euni Kim has had her paper title, "Is Orange Really the New Black?: Potentially Progressive Television for Women and Sexual Minorities" accepted to the Western Undergraduate Research Symposium. 

Faculty Present at NCA Conference in Las Vegas

Dec 31, 2015

Communication Studies faculty presented or contributed to the following topics and presentations:

Annual Banquet

Jun 3, 2015

Last Friday, May 29, the Communication Studies club held the Annual Spring Banquet at the San Luis Obispo Country Club. Amidst cocktails, dinner, and dancing, Departmental Awards, Academic Honors and Scholarship awardees were announced.

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Spring Awards Banquet 2015

May 19, 2015

Join your fellow communication studies students and faculty for an elegant evening of dinner, dancing and awards! 

Where: San Luis Obispo Golf & Country club, 255 Country Club Drive, San Luis Obispo

When: Friday, May 29 (Doors open at 5:30 p.m.)

Tickets: $25 for members/$35 for non-members

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