Jan 10, 2020
Under the direction of faculty advisor Dr. Leslie Nelson, Cal Poly students Eden Peterson (PSYCH) and Drew Gilmore (COMS) have been awarded a Baker/Koob Endowment for their proposal titled, "Impact of childhood trauma on former foster youths' well-being: The mediating effects of foster parent-child self-disclosure and communication accommodation."
Dec 18, 2019
Congratulations to the Communication Studies Department students, faculty, and staff on successfully finishing the fall 2019 quarter! With our last update this quarter, the Department would like to highlight additional notable activities and accomplishments carried out by some of our faculty this quarter.
Dec 7, 2019
The Communication Studies Department is proud to commend the students of the Cal Poly Debate Team for their work during the Fall 2019 quarter.
Nov 22, 2019
The Communication Studies Department is proud to announce that one of the winners of Cal Poly’s 10th annual Elevator Pitch Competition was Alexandra Joelson, a student who took Coms 101 (Public Speaking) during the most recent Quarter Plus summer 2019 program.
Nov 8, 2019
Communication Studies faculty members head to Baltimore, Maryland next week to attend the 105th Annual convention of the National Communication Association.
Nov 2, 2019
BEACoN is a program funded by the Office of University Diversity & Inclusivity that is designed to provide research and mentorship opportunities for underrepresented students at Cal Poly.
Oct 24, 2019
The Communication Studies Department is proud to announce that one of our students in the major, Bryanna Gay, has recently had an original essay published in this year’s edition of Fresh Voices: College Composition at Cal Poly.
Oct 20, 2019
The Communication Studies Department was proud to host Dr. Srividya Ramasubramanian for a talk titled “Campus Climate, Racial Microaggressions, and Inclusive Communication: A Dialogue-Based Approach." The event took place October 15, 4-5pm in Building #7 (ATL).
Oct 4, 2019
The Communication Studies Club is partnering with Lambda Pi Eta, the Communication Studies Honors Society, to implement a mentor/mentee program for the 2019-20 academic year. In this program, Coms majors who are further along in their academic program will serve as mentors for students in their first or second years at Cal Poly.
Sep 27, 2019
Students interested in conducting hands-on "Learn by Doing" projects can apply for funding provided by the Warren J. Baker and Robert D. Koob Endowment grants. All Cal Poly undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. This funding may be especially helpful for students conducting their senior projects. Students may apply for up to $2,000 for individual projects and $5,000 for collaborative projects.