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Carmona Named PR Student of the Year

Apr 23, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

PRWeek named University of Maryland senior Patricia Carmona the 2017 Student of the Year.  Carmona is the fourth public relations track student to make to the semifinals in three years and one of two who made it to the final round.

For the past 16 years, PRWeek has sponsored the Student of the Year competition for undergraduate students who excel in PR. Carmona and the other finalist, Katie Gatti from the University of Alabama, attended the PRWeek Awards ceremony in New York City on March 16.

Rosenker to Speak at UM

Apr 21, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Former White House Insider Speaks on the Perks and Protocols of the Nation’s Highest Office--

Major General Mark V. Rosenker, former Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Military Office will share:

  • A behind-the-scenes look at the president’s transportation, food service, and retreat center.
  • His experience traveling on Air Force One with the President on 9/11.

When: Wednesday, April 26; 1:00-2:30

Where: Skinner 3118; Cassell Interpreting Lab

In Memoriam: Jean Vandenbosch

Apr 09, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Our dear friend and colleague, Ms. Jean Vandenbosch, passed away Sunday, April 9, in Laurel, Maryland. She recently had surgery and ultimately did not have the strength to recover from this necessary procedure.

Terps@ECA, 2017

Mar 19, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Faculty members and graduate students from the Department of Communication will present research and participate in meetings at the 108th annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, March 29-April 2, 2017, in Boston, Massachusetts. The Eastern Communication Association (ECA) is a professional organization of scholars, teachers, and students of Communication Studies. The ECA was initially established in 1910 and continues as the oldest professional communication association in the United States.

New Research from Maryland

Mar 07, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Newly published research by members of the Department of Communication:

Recently published in Health Education: "How the media cover mental illnesses: A review," authored by Ph.D. student Zexin Ma.

COMM Department Recognized for General Education Assessment Efforts

Feb 26, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

February 16, 2017 (College Park, MD) – Two professional track faculty members, Dr. Rowena Briones Winkler and Ms. Julie Gowin, were recently recognized by UMD’s Office of Undergraduate Studies for their efforts in assessing UMD COMM courses (COMM107; COMM386) that fall within the General Education program requirements.

Students, Faculty to Present Research

Feb 26, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Graduate students and faculty members from the Department of Communication will present their research at several important conferences during the spring semester.

The International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference. March 13-15, 2017—Orlando, FL

“Crisis in Communication in Schools: Understanding Current Challenges and Opportunities” by Tyler G. Page, Brooke Fisher Liu, Holly Ann Roberts and Michael Egnoto

Wolvin Recognized by State Department

Feb 08, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Andrew Wolvin, Professor of Communication, received the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Institute School of Language Studies 2016 Presentation of the Year award for his staff development seminar on "Listening: Implications for Foreign Language Training."

Graduate Students Receive Scholarship, Fellowship

Jan 30, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Some recent accomplishments by graduate students in the Department of Communication:

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