Miguel Banuelos-Garcia's first generation journey

Miguel Banuelos-Garcia was a bit nervous to tell his family he was going to college. A first generation student, Banuelos-Garcia didn’t tell his parents until the night of his high school graduation. He had applied, been accepted, and familiarized himself with the university system on his own with the help of friends and mentors.  “I […]

Your Story Starts Here

Friday, August 18. Clark C142. 9:30 a.m. Communication Studies Ram Welcome. Dr. Elizabeth Williams and Dr. Greg Dickinson were ready and waiting. A bounty of swag – fresh out of the box CMST fidget spinners, CMST Euro stickers, College of Liberal Arts travel mugs, and CLA notebooks – was arranged on desks. Right on time, […]

A Visual Story of SPCM 347: Visual Communication

By Lindsay McNeish In spring semester 2017, Dr. Elinor Light taught SPCM 347: Visual Communication, an upper division course that teaches communication studies majors to become competent visual communicators.   “Understanding the influence of visual communication is important because we are so visually focused,” says Dr. Light. “Understanding how to decipher that communication and think […]

Center celebrates decade of student-cultivated public dialogue

A program that gives CSU students real-world experience facilitating group discussions on difficult community issues celebrated its 10th anniversary this week. CSU’s Center for Public Deliberation marked its first decade at a Nov. 30 reception in the Lory Student Center attended by prominent guests such as Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell and state Sen. John […]

Laura Buser Profile

By Lindsay McNeish Senior Laura Buser graduates next spring with a world of experiences under her belt. As a communication studies major and honors program student, Buser has worked for SLiCE as an involvement advisor, been a student associate with the Center for Public Deliberation, participated in marching band, studied abroad in Italy, and gone […]

Laura Buser's inside look: 2016 WSCA

I had no idea that my final paper for the Co-Cultural Communications class I took last fall would transform into a piece of scholarship that would endure the remainder of my academic experience at CSU. With encouragement from Dr. Aoki, my Co-Cultural Communications professor, I submitted my final paper, which discussed professor cultural identity/disclosures and […]