A Lifetime of Empowering Communicators: Celebrating Carl Burgchardt’s Legacy

For 42 years, Carl Burgchardt has dedicated himself to inspiring students through his teaching expertise in rhetoric, public speaking, and film studies in the Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University. His dedication stemmed from a profound passion for empowering students to reach their potential. The ability to witness their growth brought him immense […]

CSU Communication Studies Alumni Share Career Journeys and Advice

On February 13, the Department of Communication Studies hosted engaging alumni panels featuring a diverse group of successful Communication Studies graduates at the Lory Student Center. Claudia Perez (’20, Public Affairs Manager at Planned Parenthood), Kale McMonagle (’11 and ’17, Collaboration Director at The Civic Canopy), and Emily Myler (’19, Neighborhood Development Liaison at City […]

“East Asian Film Remakes”

Scott Diffrient’s new book published by Edinburgh University Press Professor Scott Diffrient co-edited a new book, East Asian Film Remakes, with University of Northern Colorado Professor Kenneth Chan. Edinburgh University Press published the book in July 2023. Diffrient also wrote the book’s second chapter, “Against Anesthesia: An Empty Dream, Pleasurable Pain, and the ‘Illicit’ Thrills […]