First Generation Conversations

Every year in late April we host a first generation CMST student reception and invite one or two first generation alumni to share some insights on life beyond CSU. Since we were unable to gather at the end of Spring 2020, but still wanted to make these important connections between students and alumni unfold, we […]

The Rhetoric of (Re)Development

This story is a reprint from the Winter 2019/Spring 2020 College of Liberal Arts Magazine.  Bluebird skies frame the mural-adorned plywood wall that defines the southern border of Swansea Elementary School in Denver. The 700-foot-long wall shields parents, children, and educators from the material effects of sinking a two-mile portion of I-70 below grade. The […]

Study abroad communication opportunities for summer 2019 feature Italy, Spain and South Korea

In Summer 2019, the Department of Communication Studies is offering three education abroad programs in Spain, South Korea, and Italy. These programs offer unique experiences out of the class room while still earning course credit. All programs offer various financial aid opportunities including a $1,000 Communication Studies Education Abroad Scholarship per program. The Frank B. […]

Senior Emily Myler to lead new Communication Studies Club

Emily Myler is a communication studies senior and second-year student at CSU. She transferred from Colorado Mountain College, located in her hometown of Glenwood Springs, after receiving her associate’s degree in Spanish. Myler quickly found her place on campus after joining several campus organizations, including volunteering as a copy editor at the Collegian and becoming […]

Communication Studies Major Awarded Outstanding College of Liberal Arts Junior

The third annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival opens Thursday, April 5, with an evening dedicated to student filmmakers from around the West. This year, ACT highlights include a new Festival Pass, two U.S. premieres and six Colorado premieres, more than 15 international film guests, encore screenings and a closing night concert featuring musicians from the […]

Peyton Griest on her study abroad in Thailand, intercultural communication, and service

Name: Peyton Griest Major: Communication Studies What was your drive behind studying abroad in Chiang Mai, Thailand? How has it been? Many factors influenced my decision and drive to study abroad. I have an undeniable love for travel and the thought of living in a culture that is so different from my own was an […]

Claudia Perez's community investment

Claudia Perez is invested. She’s invested in her schoolwork, goals, and on-campus organizations. The overarching theme of her investments? Building community. Perez is a second year communication studies student, minoring in legal and ethnic studies. She values the broadness of her studies because they give her the freedom to work in different areas including law, […]