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Coms Students, Alumni, & Faculty Attend 92nd WSCA Convention

Feb 13, 2022

Communication Studies students, alumni, and faculty members head to Portland, Oregon this year to attend the 92nd Annual Western States Communication Association (WSCA) Convention, February 18-21, 2022. Faculty and students in attendance will be presenting original research, sharing best practices in teaching, participating in academic service opportunities, and networking with scholars.

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Coms Alumni & Faculty Attend 107th Annual NCA Convention

Nov 16, 2021

Communication Studies alumni and faculty members head to the 107th annual convention of the National Communication Association, November 18-21, 2021. Faculty and alumni in attendance will be presenting original research, sharing best practices in teaching, participating in academic service opportunities, and networking with scholars.  

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Recruiting Students for Global Engagement Grant

Nov 2, 2021

Congrats to Dr. Nelson! She was the recipient of a Global Engagement Grant as part of internationalization efforts in the College of Liberal Arts for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

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Accepting Applications for Media & Coms Research Cohort

Sep 26, 2021

The Media and Communication Research Initiative (MC-Cal Poly) is now recruiting students to join our program for the 2021-2022 academic year!

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Dr. Dhillon Wins CLA Douglas L. Epperson Innovation Award

Sep 20, 2021

The Communication Studies department is enormously proud of Dr. Anu Dhillon, who recently won the CLA “Douglas L. Epperson Innovation Award” for the 2020-2021 academic year! 

Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society Spring Induction Ceremony

Jun 5, 2021

The Alpha Tau Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the Honor Society of the National Communication Association, welcomed 22 new members at their annual Induction Ceremony!

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Coms Awards & Recognitions Celebrated at Virtual Banquet

Jun 3, 2021

Communication Studies Department students and faculty gathered together via Zoom on Thursday, May 27, 2021, to celebrate the end of the year and recognize student achievements. Organized by members of the Communication Studies Club, the banquet serve as an opportunity to meaningfully connect while also recognizing the many outstanding accomplishments of students in the major. 

Scholarships for COMS Majors

May 20, 2021

Scholarships are available for Communication Studies majors! These scholarships are made possible because of generous donations from alumni and emeritus faculty, and we are grateful for their support of our department and our students. 

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Coms Students Present at SSRIC Research Symposium

May 13, 2021

The Communication Studies Department is enormously proud of our students who recently presented their original research at the 46th Annual CSU SSRIC Social Science Student Symposium (S4). The symposium was conducted in an online format via Zoom on May 6, 2021.

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Coms Honor Society Book Drive Collects Over 300 Books

Apr 22, 2021

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH), the Communication Studies Honor Society, has concluded their 2021 philanthropic campaign! For their yearly service activity, LPH ran a month-long Book Drive for local schools in San Luis Obispo County. 


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