Study with us this summer!

Taking a course during CSU’s summer session offers wonderful benefits such as a significantly reduced course length, small class size, and more. There’s still time to enroll! Just head to summer.colostate.edu to learn more. Communication Studies is offering dozens of sections of classes this summer in four-, eight-, and 12-week terms from May 16 through […]

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 […]

Student feature: Not knowing exactly how doesn’t stop tennis team from supporting teammate

Below is an excerpt from a story that originally appeared in CSU RamWire. Anastasiia Kotsyuba is a Communication Studies major here at CSU. Kotsyuba’s concerns are with family and friends back in Ukraine The normal schedule is by days of the week. Each day will tell Anastasiia Kotsyuba what time tennis practice is, if there […]

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 […]

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 […]

Professor and student discuss what it means to be an American on Colorado Public Radio

Communication Studies Teaching Associate Professor and filmmaker Usama Alshaibi spoke recently with CSU Film Minor Ivy Winfrey on Colorado Public Radio about what it means to be an American. Usama Alshaibi was born in Baghdad, Iraq and immigrated to the U.S. as a child. “The reason earlier immigrants came here, our mothers and fathers and […]

2020 CMST Alumni Films Debut in Through the Student Lens

The inaugural edition of CSU’s Through the Student Lens Film Festival premiered online May 3 through May 17. With a total runtime of just 57 minutes, the festival featured 23 short films made by students and recent alumni, including seven filmmakers from the Department of Communication Studies.   The films ran two to four minutes in length and […]

First Generation Alumni Support First Generation Students

Every year in late April, the Department of Communication Studies, with support from the College of Liberal Arts, has hosted a first-generation celebration for communication studies majors. Whether graduating in a few short weeks, or several years from earning a degree, all first-generation majors are invited. The event aims to help students build connections with their peers, department faculty, especially those who also identify as first generation, and first-generation alumni.   Prior to the […]

Spring 2021 Commencement

SATURDAY, May 15 @ 10:30 A.M. Watch: https://youtu.be/R6QT25g9joc Join us for the Department of Communication Studies virtual commencement celebration featuring: Welcome and introduction from Dr. Elizabeth Williams, Director of Undergraduate Studies Messages from CMST faculty, instructors, and ASCs CMST senior speeches Scrolling list of names for graduating Comm Studies seniors Parting words from Dr. Greg […]

We stand with Black Rams Matter and Black Lives Matter

Dear colleauges, students, alumni and friends: The Department of Communication Studies condemns the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and Sean Reed, and the continued enactment of white privilege across the nation. These are moments when, for many of us, communication fails, words fall far short, and the sounds and images scrolling on […]