Archive for April, 2013

Comm Studies honors Multimedia Contest Winners

April 29, 2013


The Eastern Illinois University Communication Studies Department has announced the winners of its 2013 Multimedia Contest.  The most-decorated student in the contest was Kyle Fisher (junior from Clifton Central), who took first place in two of the six categories.  Here is the list of the winners, along with links to their entries: (more…)


Student Awards Reception Held

April 28, 2013


The EIU Communication Studies Department held its 2013 Awards Reception on April 28th.  The reception honored students who have received scholarships or won department awards and contests: (more…)

Sabrina Sibert wins Smith-Merritt Public Speaking Contest

April 22, 2013


A freshman from Ottawa, Illinois is the winner of the 2013 Smith-Merritt Public Speaking Contest, conducted by the Eastern Illinois University Department of Communication Studies.  Sabrina Sibert, a Recreation major at Eastern, received first place for her speech entitled, “Homeless Shelters Need More Support.”  As the winner, she received a certificate and $500.00.  Sabrina is pictured above with contest co-sponsor, Dr. Calvin Smith. (more…)

Photos from CMN 4650 Trade Fair (April 17, 2013)

April 17, 2013

CMN 4650 Trade Fair (April 17, 2013), a set on Flickr.

See the photos from the Trade Fair for CMN 4650, held on April 17, 2013. The instructor is Dr. Mark Borzi.

Jessica McDonald named to Hamand Society of Scholars

April 11, 2013


A graduate student in Communication Studies has been named as one of Eastern Illinois University’s top graduate students for 2013.  Jessica McDonald has been selected for the 2013 class of Hamand Society Scholars.  The Hamand Society represents exceptional graduate academic achievement and scholarship or service achievements that extend beyond the local community.  Jessica is one of only 3 students selected for the Hamand Society of Scholars in 2013, out of 1,400 graduate students currently enrolled at the university.  Graduate candidates inducted into the Hamand Society offer significant potential for advancing the future of their discipline.  The Hamand Society is named in memory of Dr. Lavern Hamand, who was the first Dean of the Graduate School at Eastern.  Hamand Society members receive a cash award and receive a special medallion that’s worn during commencement ceremonies.

Broadcast Industry Fair Photos

April 11, 2013

2013 Broadcast Industry Fair, a set on Flickr.

Photos from the Broadcast Industry Fair on April 10, 2013.

Communication Day Photos

April 11, 2013

Communication Day 2013, a set on Flickr.

Photos from Communication Day on April 10, 2013