Another school year finished and another year closer to graduation for many of you. Another year completed for others who are graduating this semester and they see the light at the end of the tunnel. Congratulations to everyone for completing another year, moving onto another chapter in your life, and generally surviving another year.
The faculty and staff in the department of communication want to say congratulations and have a good summer! We wish you all the best in the upcoming months. We are proud of all of you and glad we could be a part of your time here at MSU!
REMINDER: To all returning students–please keep an eye on your bearmail account for important updates from me this summer regarding classes and other relevant information. I will do a couple of summer posts, and be on the lookout for a new departmental facebook page starting this fall.
Congratulations are also in order for a number of students who were recently inducted into the Communication National Honor Society (LPH) at our Honors Ceremony, April 22.[singlepic=6,320,240,,]
Nicole Rykbos, Beth Wiedmann, Kelli Fabick, Sheila Fish, Stephanie Austin, Hiliary Smith, Ashley Brendel, Mark Morgan, & Courtney Wendel. Not pictured , Kate Grinstead, Emily FletcherKade McBroom, Stephanie Fuller, Kathryn Mallioux who were also inducted.
Also congratulations to the COM scholarship winners: Pictured below left to right: Courtney Wendel, Terra Pizzo, Hiliary Smith, Amada Kuda, Beth Wiedmann, and Lauren Terry. Not pictured Natalie Hinds who also received a scholarship.[singlepic=5,320,240,,]
Other congratulations are in order to the COM 210 poster session winners. They each receive a $25 gift card to the MSU bookstore.
11:00-12:00 session: Cris Swaters and Megan Anders
12:00-1:00 session: Joe Ivancic and Shawnte Middlebrook
And finally, graduate students and faculty recently received awards at the end of the year graduate honors ceremony.
James Ackerman for Graduate Teaching Award
Bridget Dierks for Graduate Research Award
Dr. Randy Dillon for Graduate Faculty Award
We look forward to seeing all the returning students back here in the fall semester!