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Grano's Book Could Lead New Scholarship

In his new book, Dr. Dan Grano examines the (un)holy relationship of sports and religion.   As per the book description for, The Eternal Present of Sport: Rethinking Sport and Religion (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2017), Dr. Grano "rethinks the sport-religion relationship by positioning sport as a source of theological trouble. Focusing on bodies, time, movement, and memory,... Grano's Book Could Lead New Scholarship Read more >>

Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to 2017-2018 Scholarship Winners

A hearty congratulations to our departments recipients of the 2017-2018 scholarships. Julio Cazares is the recipient Rebecca and Walter Roberts Scholarship. Delfina Erochenko is the recipient of the Cy. N. Bahakel Scholarship. Zachary Burdick and Jade Johnson are the recipients of the Brycie Baber Scholarship. And Theordore Karabet is the recipient of the Joe Epley... Congratulations to 2017-2018 Scholarship Winners Read more >>

Annual ezine arrives to spread good news

It's here! Hot off the virtual presses is the 2017 Communication Matters departmental ezine. Read great stories about current students, alums, faculty and all the other Department of Communication accomplishments this academic year. With Editor Cheryl Spainhour, Student Contributors Amanda Lea and Alex Richardson and Designer Leigh Ann Privette, there's great stuff on every page. Click and enjoy... Annual ezine arrives to spread good news Read more >>

Journalism Students Impress at WSOC-TV

A trio of the department's journalism students have impressed the professionals at a local TV station   Thanks to journalism instructor Debra Tobin, Justin Lape, Annalisha Henderson and Hali Liggins worked with WSOC-TV’s investigative producer to check the backgrounds of more than 1,000 public employees.  "This was very important work, but it was time-consuming and more... Journalism Students Impress at WSOC-TV Read more >>

Wall successfully defends honors thesis

Congratulations to Alexus Wall, who successfully defended her honors thesis this morning. For the thesis, titled, "The Rhetoric of Protest and Confrontation: A Critical Look at How Frames Shape a Digital Social Movement and Its Success," Dr. Rich Leeman served as her advisor and Dr. Dan Grano and Dr. Ashli Stokes rounded out the committee. Congratulations, Alexus! Students... Wall successfully defends honors thesis Read more >>