Alumni Bolt to the Top
From tailgating on Trinity Road to running an award-winning public relations and social media management agency, President and Founder of Bolt Public Relations Caroline Callaway and VP Jo-Anne Chase both started their impressive journeys at NC State just 16 years ago.
Swimmer Soren Dahl Enjoys Olympic Odyssey
From competing on NC State’s men’s swim team to racing in the 2016 Summer Olympics for the Danish Olympic team, Soren Dahl, a junior studying communication and political science, has had a much different college experience than the average 22-year-old.
Sexual Communication Fair a Hit with Students
While students spent the first and only reading day of last semester studying for finals, some faculty, staff and students attended the fourth NC State Sexual Communication Fair in Caldwell Lounge hosted by Dr. Kami Kosenko and her sexual communication class.
Mascot Tuffy Receives National Publicity
Our very own Tuffy, pack athletes’ live mascot, was recently featured in the New York Times, and the cover photo for the article has its own story to tell.
Three Faculty Join Department
Three new faculty members joined the Department of Communication this fall.
Faculty Host Southern Colloquium on Rhetoric
When Dr. Chris Ingraham and Dr. Emily Winderman were asked if they would consider hosting the 2016 Southern Colloquium on Rhetoric at NC State, they agreed without hesitation.
COM Department Creates New Web Site
The Department of Communication’s website has a brand-new look, and we can thank Joan Alford, graduate services coordinator and department webmaster.
Social Media Posts May Help ID Students at Risk for Alcohol Problems
Research finds that having an "alcohol identity" puts college students at greater risk of having drinking problems — and that posting about alcohol use on social media sites is actually a stronger predictor of alcohol problems than having a drink.
Retired Faculty Honored at Brunch
Retired Humanities and Social Sciences faculty reconnected and reminisced on May 19 at a brunch honoring their service to the college.
The Bonds That Heal: Studying Human-Animal Interactions
Two researchers are showing us just how significant our relationships with animals can be. Focusing on a horse-riding academy for at-risk girls, the scholars are documenting how human-animal interaction can serve as a powerful educator of what works and what doesn’t in a healthy relationship. Their findings not only document the holistic social benefits of equine-assisted therapies, but show how our connection with horses may be more physiological than you think.