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Details on 2015 Study Abroad program in Poland and Czech Republic
Studying abroad is an incredible opportunity to travel and experience other cultures while earning credit. In summer 2015, the School of Communication will take students to Poland and the Czech Republic for Communicating Across Borders: Intercultural Communication and English as a Global Language. Students will learn about intercultural communication and English as a global language in […]

New Graduate Certificate Program in Health Communication
The School of Communication now offers a Graduate Certificate in Health Communication. The program is open to students currently enrolled in any graduate degree program, as well as to non-degree applicants with a bachelor’s degree. The program requires 12 semester hours of health communication course work. The courses in the certificate program examine research, theory and practices […]

Multimedia newsroom gives students opportunity for hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art classroom
Senior Alex Gajewski knows what he wants to do after graduation. The aspiring sports broadcaster has held internships with ESPN radio, TV stations in Greenville and Charlotte, NASCAR Productions and a professional soccer team. Equally valuable, however, is the experience he gets weekly on campus at East Carolina University. “The ECU multimedia newsroom is phenomenal,” […]

SOC Welcomed Alumna Kristen Hunter as Fall 2014 Commencement Speaker
From television news to police work, this past fall’s commencement speaker’s career illustrates the wide variety of positions available to communication graduates. An East Carolina University alum, Kristen Hunter has lived and worked in Greenville for approximately eight years. She graduated with honors from the School of Communication in 2010 and has worked in the […]

SOC Director Chosen for “Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award”
The National Communication Association (NCA) Health Communication Division’s Awards Committees has chosen ECU School of Communication Director Linda Kean as the recipient of the 2014 “NCA Health Communication Division’s Outstanding Scholar Award.”  This award is one of the highest academic honors among the distinguished members of this organization. Dr. Kean’s research focuses on health communication […]

London Study Abroad Recap of Summer 2014
During summer 2014, Dr. Cindy Elmore and Ms. Barbara Bullington led a successful study abroad program to London. The focus of the program was International News and allowed 20 students to gain access to the BBC, The Guardian, Bloomberg, NPR, and Amnesty International. In addition to exploring multiple avenues of international news resources, the students […]

Alumnus who travels the globe for reality TV returns to School of Communication to address spring graduates at recognition ceremony
By Kent Pittman Growing up, Jordan J. Mallari was the kid behind the camera. Now he’s the man calling the shots in the world of television as the vice president of development at Stage 3 Productions in Philadelphia. Mallari has produced more than 17 shows including “The Apprentice,” “BBQ Pittmasters” and “Duel Survivor.” Such productions […]