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School of Communication Welcomes Alumni Heather Burney as Fall 2015 Commencement Speaker by Jordan Hall
Recent East Carolina University Alumni, Heather Burney, will deliver the Fall 2015 Commencement speech at East Carolina University on Friday, December 18th. Burney graduated from East Carolina University in May of 2013 with an undergraduate degree in Interpersonal/Organizational Communication. In December of last year, Burney graduated with her Masters in Health Communication also from East […]

Communication volleyball players seek big turnout for Memphis game. By Emory Saia
The East Carolina University women’s volleyball players are trying to break the attendance record at their next home game and four Communication majors are trying to get the word out. “It’s really nice to know we have the support of the Pirate community,” said Kaitlyn Branam, a freshman in the School of Communication with a […]

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Top French Journalist to Visit ECU, Discuss International Journalism and Press Freedom
A top journalist for Agence France-Presse, the international French news agency, will visit ECU next week to discuss differences between French and American journalism and French and American news audiences. Léon Bruneau, AFP’s deputy chief editor for North America, is being brought to ECU as a visiting professional by the School of Communication. On Thursday, […]

Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient Michael Aho ’02 Visits School of Communication
School of Communication alum, Michael Aho ’02, will be presented with an East Carolina Alumni Association Outstanding Alumni Award Friday, October 16, 2015. In recognition of this award, the School of Communication is hosting an open house in his honor, Friday, October 16 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the Joyner East Conference Room […]

Annual High School Media Workshop coming up on October 20th.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist will be the keynote speaker for this year’s Eastern North Carolina High School Media Workshop, co-sponsored by the School of Communication and the North Carolina Scholastic Media Association. CNN Correspondent Sara Ganim will deliver the keynote address for the annual High School Media Workshop at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 20 in the […]

SOC Co-Sponsors Ethnic Film Series Fall 2015
The School of Communication is co-sponsoring a film series this fall that explores issues related to immigration. The Ethnic Studies Film Series, co-sponsored by the Ethnic studies program and the Harriott College of Arts and Sciences, will present three films this fall whose immigration themes tie in with the book, “Enrique’s Journey,” ECU’s 2015 Pirate […]

School of Communication Welcomes Alumni Sam Matheny as Spring 2015 Commencement Speaker by Emily Gerringer
Recipient of CommCrew’s outstanding alum award for 2015, Sam Matheny, our spring commencement speaker, illustrates success in the communication field to all communication graduates.   Matheny holds a B.S. in Communications from East Carolina University, and a M.S. in Technology Management from North Carolina State University. He currently serves as the Executive Vice President and […]

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 […]