Stories From 2020

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 […]

Jul 21, 2020

My NC State Story: Jackie Yanchocik (Communication ‘12)

Jackie Yanchocik has explored many industries — sports, entertainment and education — since graduating with a degree in communication.

Jul 9, 2020  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

Fernanda Duarte and Noura Howell join the Department of Communication as assistant professors in the areas of media production, media studies and critical making.

Jun 5, 2020

Melanie Flowers Elected Chair of Council of Student Body Presidents

NC State student body president and communication major Melanie Flowers has been elected to serve as chair of the Council of Student Body Presidents for the UNC System.

May 20, 2020

How Social Media Platforms Can Contribute to Dehumanizing Other People

Communication professor Jessica Jameson examines how social media can be used to normalize hate speech and dehumanize entire groups.