COM Undergrad News: May 2020
To all our graduating seniors, congratulations on your great achievement. Please watch your email, check our website or visit our Facebook page to view a special message from the Department of Communication on Saturday, May 9.
A Message from Lambda Pi Eta
We wanted to touch base with you and provide a few updates regarding LPH, especially since COVID-19 disrupted many of our Spring activities (e.g., elections, inductions, etc).
Dean Phillips Steps Down as Undergraduate Internship Coordinator
As he looks toward retirement, Phillips reflects on his time as the Undergraduate Internship Program Coordinator and the tremendous impact he has had on both the program and his students.
Welcome New Undergraduate Internship Coordinator Mike Charbonneau
Communication alum Mike Charbonneau is stepping in as the new Undergraduate Internship Program Coordinator with the desire to give back to the department that he says has given so much to him.
Hal Meeks Leads Students to Explore Animation Through Design Camp
Communication alumnus and doctoral student Hal Meeks shares his passion for making things through NC State's Design Camp.
How I Think and Do: In-Game Host Abby Labar
What can you do with an NC State degree in communication? Ask Abby Labar, in-game host for the Carolina Hurricanes.
My NC State Story: Lauren Pressley (Communication ’02; Philosophy ’03)
Lauren Pressley says her social sciences and humanities degrees gave her “an appreciation for nuance, logic and the complex systems of knowledge production” — and for using the library.
My NC State Story: Matt Starr (Communication ’16)
Matt Starr says that at NC State, he found a purpose, and found his voice. He published his first book in 2018.
Where Are They Now? Alumna Leigh Ann Caldwell
Leigh Ann Caldwell was a distance swimmer for the Wolfpack as a communication major, and today, she’s in the rough-and-tumble world of covering Congress and politics as a reporter for NBC News.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet Jean Goodwin
Jean Goodwin, a professor in NC State’s Department of Communication, has done research in a variety of areas — often aimed at understanding how people can share information effectively, even when they disagree.