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!
The Department of Communication, Media, & Persuasion is hosting a free screening of the award-winning and controversial film Shadows of Liberty on Monday, Sept. 28th @ 7:00 p.m. in the Salmon River Suites of the Pond Student Union. The screening will be followed by a discussion led by Dr. Zac Gershberg, professor of Multiplatform Journalism, and Dr. Jasun Carr, professor of Digital Media.
Graduate Student Research Highlight
Angeline Underwood's paper Sex With a Sandwich was accepted at the 2015 Visual Communication Conference to be held this summer in Cannon Beach, Oregon. Angeline is an MA student in our CMP program and also an instructor in our program.
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.