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Alumni Spotlight: Bernstein, Sutcliffe, & Terry

May 12, 2020

Time for more alumni news updates!  Check out some of the exciting things our grads are doing now!

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Alumni Spotlight: Annie Weldon & Madi Weise

May 5, 2020

We are so proud to acknowledge two of our previous students, Annie Weldon and Madi Weise, who were both offered spots in graduate programs! 

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Faculty Spring Research Spotlight

Apr 17, 2020

This week we’re putting a spotlight on recent faculty research!  Three Coms faculty members published new works of original scholarship, Dr. Dhillon, Dr. Hudson, and Dr. Kolodziejski.  Congrats on sharing your work with the community!

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Message to Coms Majors Regarding COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 13, 2020

The Chair of the Communication Studies Department, Grace Yeh, recently sent out the following important email to all Coms majors informing them about news surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic:


Coms Faculty Attend 91st Annual WSCA Convention

Feb 28, 2020

Communication Studies faculty members visited Denver, Colorado last week to attend the 91st Annual Convention of the Western States Communication Association which took place on February 21-24, 2020.  

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Comm Studies Annual Career Symposium

Feb 14, 2020

The Cal Poly Communication Studies Club is hosting their Annual Career Symposium next week. The Symposium provides an opportunity for students to learn more about ways that they can use their Communication Studies degree after graduation. Although organized by the Cal Poly Communication Studies Club, this event is open to all Cal Poly students. All majors are welcome! 

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Professors Kawamura & Nelson Nominated for Mentor Awards

Feb 7, 2020

Two Communication Studies professors, Ms. Lisa Kawamura and Dr. Leslie Nelson, were honored last week at the annual Terrance Harris Excellence in Mentorship Award Ceremony. The award recognizes Cal Poly staff, faculty, and friends that have made an impact on a current student Poly Rep.

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Coms Faculty to Speak at Annual Teach In

Jan 31, 2020

As part of the university’s continuous commitment to diversity and inclusion, the annual Inclusion Starts with Me Teach In is scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. This event is open to the campus community and offers a daylong series of workshops that focus on topics related to equity and social justice featuring Cal Poly educators. 

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Alternative Breaks: Travel & Service Opportunities

Jan 24, 2020

The Cal Poly Center for Service in Action is facilitating service and travel opportunities for students.  Travel locations include alternative break global service trips in both Italy and Nepal with a domestic option of traveling to Seattle. 

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Dr. Adams Featured on Local KSBY News

Jan 17, 2020

Communication Studies Professor Dr. Aubrie Adams was interviewed by local KSBY 6 News to offer expert analysis of the benefits and drawbacks of removing “likes” from Instagram. 


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