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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 […]

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 […]