Ph.D. Student Wins College Award for Research

Congratulations to our Ph.D. Student Michelle Matter, who won a College of Liberal Arts – Highest Achievement Award for Scholarship/Research at the 2022 GradShow! CSU GradShow The Colorado State University GradShow is an annual event at which hundreds of CSU graduate students present their research, entrepreneurship, and creative arts. On November 16, 2022, students competed […]

M.A. Graduate Finds Success Connecting People

Clarence Sanon, ’22, demonstrated excellent communication skills early on. At age 12, he was already a door-to-door salesman, “selling Black Pages (think Yellow Pages, but just black-owned businesses).” Fast forward to his time as an M.A. student in Communication Studies at CSU, where Clarence enjoyed further honing those skills. Bridging gaps and communicating differences Clarence […]

“High reliability organizing through an extended crisis: A case study of a U.S. university during COVID-19”

Elizabeth Williams’s paper published in Journal of Applied Communication Research Along with coauthors Jody Donovan, Laura Giles, and David McKelfresh, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Elizabeth Williams has published the paper “High reliability organizing through an extended crisis: A case study of a U.S. university during COVID-19” in Journal of Applied Communication Research. […]

“Angloscene: Compromised Personhood in Afro-Chinese Translations”

Jay Ke-Schutte’s new book published by University of California Press Postdoctoral fellow in the CSU Departments of Communication Studies and Anthropology Dr. Jay Ke-Schutte’s book Angloscene: Compromised Personhood in Afro-Chinese Translations is being published in February 2023. Angloscene is available for preorder now. About the book: Angloscene examines Afro-Chinese interactions within Beijing’s aspirationally cosmopolitan student class. […]

Professor Martín Carcasson interviewed on the Follow-up Question podcast

Martín Carcasson interviewed on Michael Ashford’s Follow-up Question podcast: “Solving our most wicked problems together at the local level” On October 31, 2022, professional communicator and marketing executive Michael Ashford interviewed Professor Martín Carcasson on his podcast, The Follow-up Question. In the episode, “Solving our most wicked problems together at the local level,” Carcasson discusses […]

“Alexander Nevsky of Russia, Reanimated and Repurposed”

Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager’s essay published in the Wilson Center’s Russia File Along with coauthor Anya Free, Associate Professor Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager has published the paper “Alexander Nevsky of Russia, Reanimated and Repurposed” in the Wilson Center’s Russia File, a blog of the Kennan Institute. Excerpt: “In September 2022, Alexander Beglov, the governor of St. Petersburg, visited the […]

Local Alumnus Screens New Documentary Film in Fort Collins

Filmmaker & Animal Lover This month Joel Delgado, who graduated from CSU in 2014 with a B.A. in Communication Studies and a Film Studies Minor, screened his new documentary film, Hive to Honey, at the Lyric in Fort Collins. Today Joel is a professional filmmaker and photographer. He started his own film and photo production […]

Queer Memory Project Celebrates LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month October is LGBT History Month, an annual opportunity to celebrate and learn about the historical figures and significant events that built today’s queer community and moved our society toward acceptance. For years the history of these marginalized communities was hidden, overlooked, or even destroyed, but programs like the Queer Memory Project of […]

Fall alumni panel provides practical advice for CMST undergraduates

On October 20 in the Lory Student Center, Dr. Denise Caleb (’94, President at Human Resources Standards Institute SM), Jake Gunn-Sandell (’15, Director at SPMB Executive Search), and Rob Klein (’02, Realtor) spoke about their careers and professional experience since graduating from CSU with Communication Studies degrees. They also answered questions from the student audience. Associate […]

New CSU alumna launches into the film industry

Transitioning from a high schooler to a professional wasn’t easy for Jennifer, but she credits CSU for providing an environment that supports students through this challenging time. “What made CSU stand out to me was the abundance of resources that CSU programs provided. I also had fantastic professors who not only cared about my academics but my personal well-being,” she says.