Category Archives: COMM

The special issue of the Journal of Family Communication, Critical Approaches to Family Communication Research, Dr. Faulkner coedited is now published



Message from Dr. Faulkner

I am pleased to share the news that the special issue of the Journal of Family Communication, Critical Approaches to Family Communication Research: Representation, Critique, and Praxis, I coedited with Beth Suter is now published. http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/hjfc20/current

I have an editorial in the issue. The fun is that the editorial is in the footnotes of the creative nonfiction piece. If you can’t download it, message me for a copy.

You will find groundbreaking pieces by Keith Berry and Tony Adams, Caryn Medved, Kristina Sharp and Lindsey Thomas, Dan Strasser, Erika L. Kirby, Sarah E. Riforgiate, Isolde K. Anderson, Mary P. Lahman & Alison M. Lietzenmayer.

This issue is terrific! 

COMM Scholarships and Awards 2016

1423485718622Each spring, scholarships and awards are earned by Communication students, recognizing dedication and excellence within the field. Scholarships and awards are conferred each spring at the annual school and department honors ceremonies: This year the ceremony is scheduled for April 8, 2016. Application deadline for the scholarships and awards is 5pm, Friday, February, 19, 2016. Application packet can be downloaded here.

Dr. Faulkner’s new book in the Teaching Writing series, “Writing the Personal: Getting Your Stories onto the Page”



Writing the Personal: Getting Your Stories onto the Page (Sense Publishers, 2016)

Sandra L. Faulkner and Sheila Squillante

Here’s the inaugural book in the new Teaching Writing series. This series publishes user-friendly writing guides penned by authors with publishing records in their subject matter. Through detailed exercises, exemplars, and a breakdown of the key elements and considerations of personal writing, Faulkner and Squillante provide a lively introduction and guide for writers to the art and craft of personal writing. Their conversational tone about audience, point of view, form, structure, ethics, research, and finding and making time for writing practice is a not-to-miss primer and reference. This book is appropriate for classes focused on poetry, creative nonfiction, ethnography, qualitative research, memoir, narrative inquiry, and other types of life writing, as well as individual writers honing their craft. Writing the Personal invites us all to find our stories and instructs us how to shape them for an audience and for ourselves.

http://tinyurl.com/haodyw4

Bachelor of Arts in Communication: Degree-Completion Program



Join us for an Open House Information Event!
BGSU @ Levis Commons
Wednesday, August 12| 6 to 8 p.m.*
1655 N. Wilkinson Way
Perrysburg, Ohio
* detailed information sessions at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.

New Opportunity: Take Classes at Levis Commons & Online

Bowling Green State University is offering a new opportunity to finish your degree in a program that includes a combination of one night a week evening classes at the BGSU Levis Commons location and online.

Communication Skills in Demand

In the workplace, the ability to communicate is one of the skills most sought by employers, according to a National Association of Colleges and Employment Job Outlook survey. Students enrolled in the Bowling Green State University Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree-completion program will strengthen their professional communication skills.

BGSU’s program allows nontraditional, adult learners to finish a degree previously started or transfer an associate degree or credit hours earned from an area community college to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree.

  • Gain up-to-date knowledge and skills in communication that can easily be applied in a variety of work environments
  • Enjoy the adult-learner friendly environment with courses designed to accommodate busy, working adults’ schedules
  • Benefit from our program that includes face-to-face and online courses
  • Complete the degree at your own pace

It’s time to take your career to the next level.

For more information visit us online or contact:
Claudia Owens
Instructor, Communication
(419) 372-7420
cyowens@bgsu.edu

Bachelor of Arts in Communication: Degree-Completion Program



Join us for an Open House Information Event!
BGSU @ Levis Commons
Thursday, July 30 | 5 to 8p.m.*
1655 N. Wilkinson Way
Perrysburg, Ohio
* detailed information sessions at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Communication Skills in Demand

In the workplace, the ability to communicate is one of the skills most sought by employers, according to a National Association of Colleges and Employment Job Outlook survey. Students enrolled in the Bowling Green State University Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree-completion program will strengthen their professional communication skills.

BGSU’s program allows nontraditional, adult learners to finish a degree previously started or transfer an associate degree or credit hours earned from an area community college to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree.

  • Gain up-to-date knowledge and skills in communication that can easily be applied in a variety of work environments
  • Enjoy the adult-learner friendly environment with courses designed to accommodate busy, working adults’ schedules
  • Benefit from blended program that includes online and face-to-face courses
  • Complete the degree in six semesters (averaging two or three courses per semester)

It’s time to take your career to the next level.

For more information visit us online or contact:
Claudia Owens
Instructor, Communication
(419) 372-7420
cyowens@bgsu.edu

Dr. Radhika Gajjala, Fulbright Norway recipient for 2015-2016

 

Dr.  Radhika Gajjala, Professor in Communication Department and the American Culture  Program at BGSU will be heading Norway (University of Bergen) on Fulbright Professorship for the AY 2015-2-16. During her stay there she will be working on her research project on “Crafting Post-coloniality and Critical Digital Humanities Research (#DHCRIT)” for which she will conduct ethnographic research on two intersecting projects. One looks at mobile technologies and diasporic South Asians and the other looks at fiber/handcrafting  communities and their use of digital technologies globally. She will bring these two topics together in the context of Postcolonial Science and Technology studies and Digital Media/Cultures Research. She will also be co-teaching courses offered through University of Bergen on topics such as Digital Culture, Information Society, History and Philosophy of Computer Technologies, and Gender and Game Studies.

see the following link for an announcement on the UiB website”

http://www.uib.no/fag/digitalkultur/89370/internasjonale-forelesere-på-digital-kultur?utm_content=buffer3fb56&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Department of Communication seeks applicants for part-time adjunct teaching positions



The Department of Communication at Bowling Green State University (http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/comm/) seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments for the 2015-16 academic year.  Potential teaching assignments at the undergraduate level are in the areas of interpersonal communication, rhetorical criticism, organizational communication, and political communication.  Starting date is August 2015 or January 2016. Candidates with a master’s degree in communication preferred but those with a graduate degree in a communication-related field will be considered. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Applicants should submit: 1) letter of application, 2) resume and 3) two current original letters of reference signed and includes; name, address and phone number.   Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts indicating highest degree.  Finalists are also required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment.

Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Submit application materials to: 
Carman Kinney, School of Media and Communication, 302 West Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.
Applications must be postmarked by June 12, 2015.

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

COMM student Drew Ashby-King receives the Board of Trustees’ Leadership Scholarship

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Drew Ashby-King, an Honors student who is majoring in communication, was selected to receive one of the 2015-2016 Board of Trustees’ Leadership Scholarships. This highly competitive award recognizes students with a strong record of academic excellence, leadership, and professionalism. From his work on the BG4Unity Service-Learning Project to his leadership roles as a member of the Department of Communication, the Honors College, BGSU’s nationally ranked Cheerleading Team, and BGSU’s Residence Life staff, Drew is an engaged and active member of BGSU’s community.