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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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News 2015

May 14, 2015

Jeremy Teitelbaum

Jeremy Teitelbaum presented a paper titled "Diversity and Inclusivity in Classroom Projects" at the 18th International Academic Conference on August 26th in London, United Kingdom. The paper was developed from work done in a Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology workshop.

Dr. Lorraine Jackson

Dr. Lorraine Jackson and student Carolin Eicher presented research titled Teen Monologues: Promoting Sexual Health Education Through a Teen Theatre Outreach Project at the 25th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference in San Diego, CA March 30 - April 3. Their research was conducted in the San Luis Obispo area with help from Francine Levin of CAPSLO.

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News 2014

May 14, 2015

Department Represented at National Communication Association's 100th Annual Convention

The department was well represented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, held November 20-23, 2014 in Chicago.

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News 2013

May 14, 2015

Fall Dean's List Honors

Congratulations to the following Communication Studies majors who were recently honored for making the fall 2013 Dean’s List:

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Debate Team Brings Home Championship Titles from California Cup Sweepstakes

May 14, 2015

The Cal Poly Debate Team brought home top honors, emerging with several strong performances at the California Cup, which took place from March 27-29.

Cal Poly Debate Team Garners More Success at Championship Tournament Feb. 21

May 14, 2015

Cal Poly’s Debate Team attended the Pacific Southwest Collegiate Forensics Association’s Spring Championship Tournament at Moorpark College on Feb. 21. Debaters Brandon Bartlett (English) and Euni Kim (Communication Studies), both in their first year at Cal Poly, placed third at the tournament after arguing the merits of nuclear weapons. Both students were honored among the attendees from colleges and universities across Southern California and Arizona.

Cal Poly Debate Team: Semifinalists at San Diego Invitational Tournament

May 14, 2015

The Cal Poly Debate Team became the only California school to advance beyond the preliminary rounds of the Sunset Cliffs Classic Forensics Tournament, which took place on Feb. 7-8, at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. Drawing competitors from across the western United States, the tournament hosted several top schools, along with other state institutions such as UCLA, Pepperdine University and Claremont McKenna College.


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