Emily Crighton, a double major in Visual Communication & Spanish, recieved the scholarship during her induction into Phi Kappa Phi. She became interested in visual communication after doing yearbook and photography in high school. Upon arrival at ISU, she became a photographer for the Bengal and is currently the online editor and production editor.
Karen Hartman's article "ESPN's Mythological Rhetoric of Title IX” was published in the edited volume The ESPN Effect: Exploring the Worldwide Leader in Sports. This volume is the first academic text focused soley on ESPN and it's effect on sports, media, and culture. Congratulations Dr. Hartman for your inclusion in this groundbreaking work!
Apply for the Wilma Curtis Jones Scholarship!
Attention: Rhetoric and Media Affairs Majors! Scholarship money is available for the Spring 2016 semester from the Wilma Curtis Jones Scholarship Fund. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship money, or for more information, click here.
The Department of Communication, Media, & Persuasion offers an extensive array of programs, subdivided in to four broad areas of speciality:
The new James E. Rogers Department of Communication, Media, & Persuasion is an integration of the Department of Mass Communication and the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies. The four emphases have been completely redesigned, as reflected in the 2014-2015 catalog, and offer a solid theoretical foundation as well as relevant technical skill development to everyone who studies in our program.