James W. Carey Memorial Lecture 2016 Video

The 6th Annual James W. Carey Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. John Lyne from the University of Pittsburgh took place on Sept. 19, 2016. If you were unable to attend the lecture “Metaphors We Die By: How Patterns of Communication Can Become Deadly," you can watch it here: https://vimeo.com/200212746  

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Speech Lab Earns Two National Awards

The Speech Lab won two national awards this past weekend at the National Communication Association conference. Danielle Leek, Professor of Communication Studies, won the Von Till Award for her work in getting the Speech Lab up and running over the past two years, as well as her continued support of the work at the lab. … Continue reading Speech Lab Earns Two National Awards

Professor Leek Talks About Public Speaking on WGVU

Communication Studies Associate Professor Danielle Leek was recently featured on West Michigan Week on WGVU TV with Shelley Irwin, Steve Chappell and Gleaves Whitney. Leek and the other guests discussed President Lincoln, public speaking, and Ken Burns. Watch the program here.

“Love Your Body” week features SoC alum

Today (Feb 20) through Thursday, Feb 27 the Women’s Center at GVSU will host “Love Your Body” week. This week is dedicated to promoting healthy body image through educational material and recreational opportunities, like yoga. To kickoff this special week, the "Portrayal of Women on Social Media" show opened in the Mary Idema Pew Library … Continue reading “Love Your Body” week features SoC alum

SoC Professor Named President of MEA

“Media ecology looks into the matter of how media of communication affect human perception, understanding, feeling, and value; and how our interaction with media facilitates or impedes our chances of survival.” —Neil Postman, “The Reformed English Curriculum.” in A.C. Eurich, ed., High School 1980: The Shape of the Future in American Secondary Education (1970). Neil … Continue reading SoC Professor Named President of MEA

Standing Room Only for the Third Annual James W. Carey Lecture

The Loosemore Auditorium saw a packed house Tuesday night as Brent Malin took the stage to discuss "Post-Network Manhood: Television, Niche-Marketing, and the Rhetoric of Masculinity." In addition to being the Third Annual James W. Carey Lecture, the event celebrated the 30thanniversary of the School of Communications and the 10th anniversary of the College of … Continue reading Standing Room Only for the Third Annual James W. Carey Lecture

Carey Lecture Features Expert on TV and Masculinity

The third annual James W. Carey Memorial Lecture will host Brent Malin on Tuesday, September 24. The event takes place in the Loosemore Auditorium at 7 pm, followed by a reception in the Hager-Lubbers Exhibition Hall. The reception will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the School of Communications and the 10th anniversary of the College … Continue reading Carey Lecture Features Expert on TV and Masculinity