Category Archives: College of Arts and Letters

Students gather data that may shape Greene County

Communication students are gathering and analyzing data related to 11 critical focus areas in Springfield-Greene County.

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COM Week 2017 features distinguished researchers and alumni

Communication Week is a signature event for Missouri State University’s Department of Communication. It focuses on highlighting communication teaching and research, as well as bringing together students, alumni and community members to network. This year, the week-long event themed “Make Your Missouri Statement” will take place on campus from Feb. 21-24. Dr. Shawn Wahl, Missouri […]

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MSU Talks hosts debate on two-party system

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Missouri State debate team will host an open-forum MSU Talks debate on whether the U.S. should keep its two-party system or explore expanding into multiple parties. The debate is part of MSU’s Public Affairs Week. Once the …

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Political discussions can be civil, says professor

As a young child, Dr. Elizabeth Dudash-Buskirk learned about politics handing out fliers for family members running for office or joining her father at political rallies. Now an associate professor of socio-political communication at Missouri State University, she teaches about political messages, commentary, debates and so much more. She’s shares about the shifts in the […]

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Reunion to bring current and former MSU debaters together

The fifth reunion for the Spicer Debate Forum will be celebrated with a series of events May 13 and 14. Participants will be able to visit with past and present coaches, meet current team members and mingle with former teammates. Schedule …

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COM faculty, alumna and student offer advice to first-generation students

A faculty member, an alumna and a student from the communication department will participate in a first-generation informational panel on April 28. Panelists to share their experiences as first-generation students The discussion is designed to help first-generation freshmen and sophomore …

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