Graduate students impress with 2022 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Our graduate committee was beyond impressed by the nominations received for the Excellence in Teaching Award at the M.A. and Doctoral levels this year. Communication Studies graduate students are doing amazing work and are making phenomenal contributions in the classroom. Congratulations to the winners of this year’s awards, Emily Scroggins (M.A. Student) and Kira Marshall-McKelvey […]

Eight new students named to renowned national honor society

Eight exceptional undergraduate Communication Studies students were awarded this month with inductions into CSU’s Mu Sigma Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the undergraduate honor society of the National Communication Association.   Lambda Pi Eta is a prestigious organization that requires high academic marks and commitment to the field of communication of its student members throughout their […]

New seminar: Teaching Northern Colorado’s LGBTQ+ Past in the K-12 Classroom

2022 Carl A. Bimson Humanities Seminar Program Award CSU Associate Professor and Director of Public Speaking Thomas R. Dunn was recently granted the 2022 Carl A. Bimson Humanities Seminar Award from the College of Liberal Arts for his work with the Queer Memory Project of Northern Colorado. This competitive award provides $15,000 to support a […]

Prestigious national honor society welcomes new CSU students

Late last year, two outstanding undergraduate Communication Studies students—Nicole Taylor and Allison Slusar—were recognized for their high achievement with inductions into the National Communication Association’s (NCA’s) undergraduate honor society, Lambda Pi Eta. CSU is home to the Mu Sigma Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, a prestigious organization that requires high academic marks and commitment to […]

ACT Human Rights Film Festival receives grant from Colorado Arts Relief Fund

This story originally appeared on ACT Human Rights Film Festival’s website. ACT Human Rights Film Festival has been selected by Colorado Creative Industries (CCI), a division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, to receive a grant through the Colorado Arts Relief Fund in support of its April 2022 film festival and year-round […]

Top honors and more at 2021 National Communication Association convention

CSU students and faculty were among the many enthusiastic participants at this year’s National Communication Association (NCA) conference in Seattle. First of all, congratulations to all our faculty and students who took home awards from NCA this year! Association Awards Dr. Greg Dickinson: Presidential Citation for Dedication and Service to NCA for his work as […]

Communication Studies student crowned National Miss Amazing

This story originally appeared in Source.   Savanah Overturf was nonverbal until she was 4 years old. Now, the 28-year-old Colorado State University student is pursuing a career in public speaking, and reads slam poetry at a Fort Collins coffee shop once a week. Overturf, who is pursuing a major in communication studies with a […]

Communication Studies faculty among inaugural cohort of CSU Leadership Fellows

This is an excerpt from a story that originally appeared in Source. The inaugural cohort of Colorado State University Leadership Fellows for the 2021-22 academic year was announced last month. This new program was developed by President Joyce McConnell and university leadership to reach out to and support the many tremendously talented leaders among CSU […]