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Fall 2016 News and Notes

  Goodbye 2016! As 2016 draws to a close, the Department of Communication continues to thrive. The close of the year also brings with it the perfect opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our faculty and students. We invite you to explore this newsletter to learn more ab
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Professional-Amateur Networking Day

On Wednesday, November 16th, the Department of Communication in the College of Communication and Information hosted its third annual Professional-Amateur Networking Day. Students gathered at the Hilary J. Boone Center for a lunch and professional-networking session including panels of
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Department sponsors Presidential Debate Watch Party

Students at the University of Kentucky attended a “Watch Party” for the first Presidential Debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. It was held at the Whitehall Classroom Building. Faculty moderators Al Cross and Dr. Elisia Cohen were on hand for the watch party. U
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Elisia Cohen wins Mayhew Derryberry Award from the American Public Health Association

Professor Elisia Cohen will be the recipient of the Mayhew Derryberry Award at the Public Health Education Health Promotion Awards Luncheon in Denver, Colorado on November 1, 2016. Public Health Education and Health Promotion (PHEHP) is a section of the American Public Health Associat
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COM Faculty Participates in Summer Program with UK Confucius Institute

Dr. Don Helme, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication, visited Qingdao, China, in the Shandong province in the summer of 2016.  He worked with scholars at Qingdao Technological University to help refine interested scholars’ skills both in terms of writing and speaking
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Dr. Nancy Harrington named 2016 NCA Health Communication Dale E. Brashers Distinguished Mentor

Congratulations to Nancy Harrington who has been awarded the 2016 National Communication Association Health Communication Interest Division’s Dale E. Brashers Distinguished Mentor Award! The Dale E. Brashers Distinguished Mentor Award recognizes significant contributions to the
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2016 College of Communication and Information Faculty Excellence in Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jeannette Sutton for receiving the 2016 College of Communication and Information Faculty Excellence in Research Award.  This award recognizes faculty achievement in research that is important to both the college and the faculty member’s area of expertise.
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Dr. Kevin Real named the Douglas A. Boyd Endowed Chair in Communication

Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Real for being named the Douglas A. Boyd Endowed Chair in Communication.  This honor is given to a member of the faculty of the Department of Communication who has made outstanding contributions to social scientific research and graduate education in the f
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2016 Outstanding Junior and Senior

The Department of Communication present award scholarships to outstanding junior (60-89 hours) and senior (90+ hours) students who demonstrated academic and professional excellence during the past academic year.  The award winners were honored at the Student Awards and Recognition Cer
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