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Debate Team Finishes Competition Season Strong

Jun 12, 2019

The Cal Poly Debate Team finishes the 2018/2019 competition season with a strong record of success.

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Coms Day of Service at Transitions - Mental Health

Jun 10, 2019

The COMS Department Social Events Committee was established in Fall 2018, with Dr. Leslie Nelson and Dr. Andrea Terry serving as Co-Chairs and Dr. Lauren Kolodziejski, Dr. Ritch Woffinden, and Dr. Anuraj Dhillon serving as committee members. Recently, the Social Events Committee partnered with Transitions - Mental Health Association (TMHA) for the committee's 1st annual "Day of Service" on June 7, 2019. 

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Dr. Duffy & Dr. Besel’s Research Published in Edited Book

Jun 6, 2019

Communication Studies Professors Dr. Duffy and Dr. Besel recently published several research chapters in a new book issued by Michigan State University Press titled The Handbook of Research on Black Males: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Multidisciplinary.

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Coms Student Accepted in Grad School Program

May 31, 2019

The Communication Studies Department is proud to spotlight students in the major who have been accepted into graduate school programs for the Fall 2019 school year.

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Coms Students and Faculty Honored at Annual Banquet

May 26, 2019

Communication Studies Department students and faculty gathered together at La Cuesta Ranch on Thursday, May 16th, to celebrate the end of the year and recognize student achievements. 

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Annual Comm Studies Banquet

May 9, 2019

Join us for the annual Communication Studies Banquet on Thursday, May 16, at La Cuesta Ranch at 6pm! All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend and celebrate another year of academic success and personal growth!

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Coms Dept Hosts Senior Buzzfeed Writer, Dr. Anne Helen Petersen

May 7, 2019

The Communication Studies Department is hosting a guest Speaker, Dr. Anne Helen Petersen, who is a Senior Writer for Buzzfeed.  Her talk will focus on her book Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman.  The event takes place at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 8 in Science Bldg. 52, Rm. E27.


Coms Students Present Original Research at CSU Symposium

May 4, 2019

Two Communication Studies students presented their original research at the 44th Annual CSU, SSRIC Social Science Student Symposium. The symposium took place May 2, 2019 at San Francisco State University.

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Fellowship Opportunities Available

Apr 26, 2019

Fellowships are competitive grants that students can apply for to receive funding for graduate school, studying abroad, or engagement in service/leadership opportunities.  Career Services is available to help students find and apply for fellowships to help them meet their own unique career goals. 

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Take Back the Night

Apr 20, 2019

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month featuring Take Back the Night, an event designed to empower, inspire, and create solidarity among survivors and allies.  The event takes place April 25, 2019 5:30-8:30pm in Mission Plaza.

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