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Aug 25, 2014
Wright State University seniors enter the Social Media and Personal Branding class thinking they are social media experts but in the first week are shocked by what they do not know. Instructors and social media experts Dr. Ike Brunner and Mr. Russ Shirley’s expertise quickly highlights the students’ void. Whether the Raider senior is interested in personal or business branding, this COM 4710 class offers insights into an array of social media information that includes blogging, public...
Aug 17, 2014
Q: What is the internship you are completing and why did you find it attractive? A: I am an intern on the MIX 107.7 morning show with Jeff, Gina, & Dave. This internship is perfect for me because it’s local and in a large market size. I was excited to be working with Gina Ferraro because she has worked in Chicago. I’d like to find a job in Chicago after I graduate.   Q: What is an example of something you learned in a class that you find really useful/helpful with your internship?
Jul 15, 2014
Wright State communication professor is researching how the Internet and social media are changing local coverage of minor league baseball.
Jul 7, 2014
Newspaper columnist Dale Huffman will deliver the fifth annual “Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archives” lecture at Wright State July 18.
Jun 20, 2014
Dr. Marie Thompson, an associate professor in the Department of Communication, most recent paper was published in “Women & Language” an international, interdisciplinary research periodical, titled “Military Sexual Trauma: Bridging the Chasm between Trauma and Support”. Dr. Thompson is passionate about her research of sexual and reproductive health, and healing in the aftermath of war by examining how stories take up space in the body. In interviews, moments of deep listening, with returned...
May 19, 2014
As students peruse local job listings they often notice that almost all jobs require previous work experience. For many students this can be frightening. Students know what they are doing and are ready for a job, but cannot get a job without experience. And how do students get that experience if all the jobs require previous experience? This is where an internship comes in handy. As an English major seeking a career in the Professional and Technical Writing field I understand how important...
May 8, 2014
On Saturday May 3, Wright State University held the 2014 Spring Commencement at Nutter Center.  After years of sacrifice, hard work, and encouragement from family and friends, fifty-seven Mass Communication and Communication Studies majors graduated on May 3, 2014. Congratulations for your fabulous achievement! Best of luck to an awesome future!
May 1, 2014
The testimonials from eager and thankful liberal arts students painted a clear picture—they value their chances to shine in professional environments as much as they value their entire educational experience.
Apr 17, 2014
At the 6th Annual Communication Department Awards Ceremony Saturday at Wright State University's Berry Room, over $6,000 in donated scholarship monies were awarded to communication studies and mass communication majors. More than 120 attendees made the event the largest held to date.
Feb 6, 2014
Excerpt Carlos helps pick things up, turns on and off room lights, and pulls on coat sleeves and socks to help take them off for Alex Woodall. “He loves to help, he is my best friend,” Woodall said. Alex Woodall …

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