Department Announces 5th Annual Student Showcase & Awards
Feb 9, 2016

Submissions are now being accepted for the Department of Communication's 5th Annual Student Showcase & Awards event, to be held on Wed., April 6. Comm majors are invited to submit their creative/academic work in any of the following five categories: Audio-Visual, Civic Engagement/Community Service, Speech/Rhetoric/ Performance, Writing, and Research. The deadline for all submissions is Tues., March 1, and works in progress are welcome.

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Comm Alumna Creates Internship Fund
Jan 14, 2016

Thanks to a generous gift provided by alumna Elaine Nord, Communication majors planning to do mass media-related internships during the summer may now apply for funding through the Elaine E. Nord Internship Fund for Creative Communications. Nord, who graduated from UMass Amherst in 1981 with a degree in what was then called Communication Studies, established the competitive fund to help one Comm student per year to cover some of his/her expenses associated with an internship.

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Comm Professor, Alum Team up to Produce Film
Jan 13, 2016

Prof. Kevin Anderson and Comm alumnus Alex Kamb ’15 are collaborating on a feature-length film, titled Running Embers. Working with a cast and crew consisting mainly of UMass Amherst students, Kevin and Alex recently produced a “Proof of Concept” trailer for Running Embers. To learn more about their film, please click here.

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Comm Grad Helps Entrepreneurs Achieve Their Goals
Jan 6, 2016

Communication alumna Angela Lussier ’03, a entrepreneur and business coach, is on a mission to provide aspiring and new entrepreneurs with the inspiration and resources necessary to bring their business dreams to life. Read an interview with this charismatic young woman by clicking here.

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