Adeline Nieto (Class of 2013) is a Culture and Communication Major who chose a semester abroad with an affiliate program in Spain. That choice greatly enhanced her cultural awareness and changed the way she views the world.
Rory Cooper, Class of 2012, will learn firsthand about the interrelationships between culture, communication, and the environment this fall. He is bound for Chile through an affiliated program in the School of International Training. Rory will complete a course called "Cultural Identity, Social Justice, and Community Development" while living among a small indigenous Mapuche community.
We are delighted to welcome Christopher House (Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pittsburgh) to the Department of Communication Studies. As one of three predoctoral diversity fellows in H&S, Mr. House will teach two exciting courses related to his dissertation research. The fall course is entitled "African American Rhetoric" and examines the rhetorical styles and...
Congratulations to Dr. Christopher House of the Department of Communication Studies who has been appointed to the 2014-15 Eastern Communication Association (ECA) Committee of Scholars. The Committee of Scholars is comprised of three emerging scholars within the association and participates in selecting the recipient of ECA’s Everett Lee Hunt Award for outstanding scholarly book. The Committee of Scholars is appointed annually by the ECA President.
Dr. Christopher House, assistant professor of communication studies and former predoctoral diversity fellow, recently learned that he will receive the 2014 TRIO Achiever Award from the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education. As the organization articulates: “A TRIO Achiever is an outstanding former TRIO participant that has received recognition within his/her profession or for outstanding academic achievement. They are individuals who have made significant civic, community, or professional contributions.” TRIO programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and began as part of the 1965 Higher Education Act.