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SOC Professor Chuck Twardy
Professor Chuck Twardy is a guest instructor at Krosno State College in Krosno, Poland for Spring 2019. By Raechel Price
Faculty abroad! Professor Charles Twardy is a guest instructor at Krosno State College in Krosno, Poland from February 20th until June 28th. While at Krosno State College he will be teaching versions of two classes here at ECU – Intercultural Communication, in which students learn about communicating with other cultures through video conferences with students at schools in other countries,

School of Communication welcomes Captain Joel Banjo-Johnson and Ashley Lewis to campus during the week of March 11-15.
During the week of March 11 – 15, the School of Communication welcomes Joel Banjo-Johnson and Ashley Lewis to campus.   Banjo-Johnson is a captain in the United States Air Force and received a Bachelor of Science in Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in German from East Carolina University, a Master of Science in Management from the University of

School of Communication Career and Internship Fair February 28 from 2-3:30 p.m.
The School of Communication Career Panel and Career/Internship Fair is Thursday, February 28 in the Main Campus Student Center. Join us to learn more about communication career paths and find your future career. This year’s panel and fair is sponsored by WNCT 9 on your side! Career Panel: 1-2 p.m. in the Main Campus Student Center Room 125 Learn more

Dr. E. Patrick Johnson
School of Communication Welcomes Dr. E. Patrick Johnson on February 11 by Kaitlyn Longest
On February 11, 2019, Dr. E. Patrick Johnson will be visiting East Carolina University. During his visit, he will be speaking as a guest lecturer in Brittany Thompson’s Intercultural Communication class from 2 p.m. until 3:15 p.m in Joyner East 202. He will also be giving a longer presentation in Hendrix Theatre called “Put a Little Honey in my Sweet

School of Communication Graduation Recognition Ceremony is Dec. 14 at 4 p.m. in Wright Auditorium.
The School of Communication Graduation Recognition Ceremony is December 14 at 4 p.m. in Wright Auditorium. For the day of the ceremony, graduates please arrive at 3 p.m. in the foyer of the Bate building to check-in and start lining up before the ceremony. Family members and friends do not need tickets for the graduation. For family and friends not

Dr. Ian Brodie speaks October 12 about Fake News and Real Funny: Navigating Political Stance in The Onion, John Oliver, and George Carlin.
The English Department, the School of Communication, and the Harriet College of Arts and Sciences are co-sponsoring visiting International Scholar Dr. Ian Brodie on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3 p.m. in Bate 1028. His presentation is on Fake News and Real Funny: Navigating Political Stance in The Onion, John Oliver, and George Carlin. Dr. Brodie is a professor of

Dr. Peter Schulz (USI)
International Visiting Scholar Dr. Peter Schulz visits the School of Communication
We welcome visiting scholar Dr. Peter Schulz to ECU and the School of Communication October 2 through October 6. Schulz is a Professor of Communication at the University of Lugano (USI) in Switzerland. During his visit to ECU, Dr. Schulz will lecture to multiple classes including Public Relations Campaigns, Public Relations Strategies, Media Effects and Health Communication. Dr. Schulz’ visit

Face Your Fear: Public Speaking Workshop
The Speech Communication Center is hosting a Face Your Fear public speaking workshop Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 10 am until 12 pm in Joyner Library 2409. The Face Your Fear event includes a panel on using public speaking professionally and special guest speakers include: Dr. Virginia Hardy, Vice Chancellor Student Affairs; Coach Heather Macy, Head Basketball Coach, Women’s Basketball;

2018 BEA Group
Students in Vegas: A story not of luck, but hard work. By: Hannah Taylor
Third time’s a charm for East Carolina University journalism professor Glenn Hubbard.  Since 2016 he has been taking a group of School of Communication students to the annual Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada.   The four day festival awards both students and faculty for their work in areas such as audio, news and non-fiction

ECU alum and WITN co-anchor Lynette Taylor is the SOC Graduation Recognition Ceremony Keynote Speaker on May 4th at 3 p.m. in Wright Auditorium by Mariah Smith
Lynette Taylor calls herself a “drama queen.” Her love for acting and theater throughout her high school years in Durham, led her eventually to broadcast journalism at East Carolina University. She graduated from ECU with a degree in electronic journalism and immediately started working with WITN as an associate producer. Later that year, she accepted a position at WITN as