Stories From 2020

Sep 21, 2020

As Collegiate Esports Become More Professional, Women Are Being Left Out

A new study from NC State's Department of Communication finds women are being sidelined in collegiate esports.

Sep 8, 2020

COM Undergrad News: September 2020

Read the latest news and notes from the Department of Communication.

Aug 4, 2020

Eight New Lecturers Join the Department in Fall 2020

Meet the eight new lecturers joining the Department of Communication this fall.

Aug 4, 2020

Alumni Spotlight: NC State Alum and Crime Reporter Brings Expertise to “The Genetic Detective”

Paul Woolverton '90 was a computer science major, but that all changed when he got a taste of writing for the campus newspaper, "Technician."

Aug 4, 2020

Q&A with Student Body President: Melanie Flowers Dives into Key Crises as We Return to School

Communication major Melanie Flowers shares her advice and hopeful outlook on the future.

Aug 4, 2020

“Master the Technology, Not Just the Technique” Says Alumna and Incoming Professor Fernanda Duarte

Excited is an understatement when expressing how Fernanda Duarte feels about returning to NC State as an assistant professor this fall.

Aug 4, 2020

Cary Native Noura Howell Returns Home as New Assistant Professor

After a career that began as a software developer, incoming assistant professor of communication Noura Howell decided to make a change.

Aug 4, 2020

That’s a Wrap: TV/Film Professor Jim Alchediak Retiring after Four Decades

When he first stepped on campus in 1979, Jim Alchediak had no idea that he’d spend the majority of his career in education.

Aug 4, 2020

Welcome from Cynthia Zuckerman Hyman, Director of Undergraduate Advising

Welcome to the Fall 2020 semester! I know the start of this fall semester is unlike any other. I want everyone to know that we are here to support you! Given that it isn’t as easy to just stop by […]

Aug 4, 2020

Welcome from Jessica Jameson, Department Head

We are very excited to welcome our new communication majors and welcome back our returning majors this (somewhat unusual) Fall 2020! They say that “necessity is the mother of invention,” and we have certainly learned new ways to connect in […]