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Six UK communication majors recently volunteered as judges for elementary and middle school speech competitors at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Communications Event. Learn more about the event here.


Faculty Spotlight: Meet Dr. Jeannette Sutton

Learn about Dr. Jeannette Sutton, Assistant Professor and Director of the UK Risk and Disaster Communication Center, and her work transforming the ways crises are communicated in real-time on social media here.


The Department of Communication is sponsoring the class “From the Tabloids to the BBC: Exploring the British Media” that will be taught in London, England this summer. For more information click here.


On Wednesday, November 16th, the Department of Communication in the College of Communication and Information hosted its third annual Professional-Amateur Networking Day. Click here to learn more about the event.


Alpha Chi, the University of Kentucky’s chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (Communication Honor Society) has several projects, leadership opportunities and exciting networking socials occurring throughout the year. Learn more about these opportunities here.

The Department of Communication awards scholarships to an outstanding junior and senior who demonstrates academic and professional excellence during the past academic year. This year’s Outstanding Junior is Jacob Westover and the Outstanding Senior is Alexis Pullia.
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Dr. Don Helme, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication, visited Qingdao, China, to work with scholars at Qingdao Technological University. The trip to Qingdao is sponsored by UK’s Confucius Institute. Read more about the trip here.

UK’s Departmeant of Communication has proudly hosted the biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication since 1989. Click here for more details on KCHC.
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Faculty and graduate students get to know each other and learn about current research endeavors at the annual “Meet-and-Greet.” Click here to learn more about the Graduate Program in Communication.

Congratulations to Dr. Elisia Cohen for receiving the 2016 Mayhew Derryberry
from the American Public Health Association. This award recognizes
the contribution of an outstanding behavioral scientist to the field of health education.