Communicating in the courtroom

“My Communication Studies degree has really given me an edge when it comes to trial work,” Schenk says. “Some of my favorite classes were Studies in Persuasion and Advanced Public Speaking, which taught me both the psychology and practical skills behind being a great presenter. Understanding what persuasive techniques work and why, and appreciating the ethical implications behind our speech has given me a level of comfort in court and in front of juries that I know I wouldn’t have without my degree.”

Congratulations to our 2023 College of Liberal Arts Award Recipients!

A number of Communication Studies faculty and students are being recognized by CSU’s College of Liberal Arts for their outstanding work this year. Congratulations to all the award recipients! College of Liberal Arts Awards The following Communication Studies faculty and students will receive their awards at the April 25, 2023 All-College Meeting & Awards Ceremony. […]

Associate Professor Meara Faw to present at Great Conversations on April 12

On Wednesday, April 12, 2023, Associate Professor Meara Faw will be a featured presenter for the College of Liberal Arts’ Great Conversations program. Her talk will focus on her research on interpersonal communication and health. Faw’s work with local nonprofits on dementia and caregiver research Faw, who runs the Research in Interpersonal Communication Collaborative as […]

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.