Welcome to Our Spring 2016 Issue

Carla Babb UkraineAlumna Carla Babb Reports the World for Voice of America

From being senior class president to valedictorian, Outstanding Woman of the Year, and an NC State athlete, Carla Babb is taking the international world by storm as an award-winning news reporter for Voice of America.  Read More

Ethan Thompson 4Student Swamped by Summer Internship

A typical college student’s summer may be spent completing an internship, studying abroad, or lounging by a beach ­— all glamorous options, compared to Ethan Thompson’s escapades. He spent his summer waist deep in mud, drowning in sweat, plowing through a southeastern North Carolina swamp armed with only a power auger.  Read More

Adriana de Souza e Silva 2Department Professor Wins University Faculty Scholar Award

Dr. Adriana de Souza e Silva, associate professor and director of the CRDM program, was selected as a University Faculty Scholar. She is the first person in the department to receive this award and only the sixth from Humanities and Social Sciences since the award’s inception.  Read More

Lauren Ray 2COM Student Presents Research to Chancellor Woodson

Attending NC State opens students up to many great opportunities, but not many ever get the chance to present their work to the chancellor. However, senior Lauren Ray got the once-in-a- lifetime opportunity to represent the Department of Communication and present her research to Chancellor Randy Woodson.  Read More

Krispy KremeKrispy Kreme Challenge to Get Energy Boost from Students

The Krispy Kreme Challenge has raised funds for the North Carolina Children’s Hospital, and runners from across the country participate; however, the number of runners in the race has been decreasing over the past few years and students in COM 476 are focused on helping organizers increase participation.  Read More

Keon Pettiway 3CRDM Student Win Outstanding Student Award

Keon Pettiway has made a major impact in every community that he is a part of. The dedicated Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM) Ph.D. student’s impressive accomplishments, community work, and passion for inclusion have not gone unrecognized.  Read More

LPH 4Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) Chalks Up Another Busy Semester

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) President Danielle Schmidt said the communication honor society is still growing with new energy and new members. LPH experienced a busy spring semester preparing for its annual research forum during COM Week.  Read More

PR Day FlierPR Day Gives Aspiring PR Professionals Career Tips

On March 31, public relations professionals and communication students from North Carolina State University and East Carolina University gathered in NC State’s Talley Student Union for PR Day, a student informational and networking event.  Read More

WolfPack Speaks Group 2COM Week Provides Diverse Events for Students, Faculty and Alumni

The Department of Communication’s COM Week consisted of a series of events focusing on health and relationships. These events were offered to NC State students, faculty, and community partners during the week of March 28-31.  Read More