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Feb 23, 2022
Stephen Burres graduated with a communication studies degree in 1994 to become a police officer. His daughter graduated in 2021 with the same degree--and she just earned her own badge.
Oct 29, 2021
Amy Koerber, Ph.D., will deliver a unique keynote address at the Sex and Gender Health Education Summit, where industry leaders will present the latest advances of sex- and gender-specific education.
Jun 28, 2021
Kind, gentle, scholar, encouraging, inspirational, legacy, welcoming, always smiling, Dr. O. These are a few of the many words used to describe the impact Bolanle Olaniran, Ph.D., had at Texas Tech University and on his many students. He will be dearly missed in the College of Media & Communication and the many other communities he built.
Jun 8, 2021
Ruth Usoro, a junior communication studies major from Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria, is a student-athlete on the Texas Tech University Track and Field team and is focused on two main things right now: her academic success and her athletic training.
Mar 31, 2021
Games and gamification will continue to become a part of modern society in more ways than one, but for women, breaking into the professional gaming industry can be challenging.
Mar 31, 2021
The College of Media & Communication congratulates five faculty who received recent Board of Regents approval for position advancement.
Chatbots and healthcare: CoMC researchers receive grants to study communication in big data and health insurance
Dec 9, 2020
Associate professors Kerk Kee, Ph.D., and Catherine Langford, Ph.D., individually receive grants that analyze and implement communication concepts in unique areas, including navigating STEM’s big data and assessing perceptions of health insurance and healthcare costs.
Jul 8, 2020
Julia Heard Witt, M.Ed., senior director of advising and recruiting for the College of Media & Communication, was recently recognized with a President’s Excellence Award for her work in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion on the Texas Tech University campus.
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Feb 19, 2020
Bolanle Olaniran, a professor of communication studies in the Texas Tech College of Media & Communication, studies organizational communication in a variety of ways, still focusing on the computer-mediated side, but paying attention to new technologies, such as social media, and their impact.
Jan 15, 2020
The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University has been leading the charge to meet the demand for broader curriculum offerings and research related to video games. Megan Condis, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication studies, is one of the faculty members who have been brought on board to do just that.
Oct 23, 2019
In the last decade, the popularity of social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat has skyrocketed. Eric Rasmussen, an associate professor and director of the doctoral program in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, led a team of researchers on a study to see what about social-media use impacts emerging adults' mental well-being.
Oct 8, 2019
As the Hispanic population continues to grow in the U.S., so does the representation of Hispanic characters on television. Punyanunt-Carter, along with assistant professor Marilda Oviedo and instructor Samer Melhem, studied college students' perceptions and portrayals of Hispanics on television and how those potentially impact their beliefs about race.
Oct 2, 2019
With tremendous support from CoMC faculty and the student officers of the former TechPR group, the Texas Tech PRSSA chapter has found its new home in CoMC. The PRSSA, or the Public Relations Student Society of America, is the student chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the non-profit trade organization for industry professionals and educators with more than 30,000 members around the world.
Sep 27, 2019
Faculty from the Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication have been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation, a prominent source of federal funding and an unusual funding agency for communications-related fields.
Sep 27, 2019
The research shows how communication between students and their mothers and fathers differ based on gender and intact-versus-divorced families.
Sep 1, 2019
The Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication is proud to welcome 13 new full-time faculty members to its ranks for the 2019-2020 academic year. These industry professionals and research experts will help meet the needs of our growing student body while producing scholarly work and research partnerships that support Texas Tech’s Tier One status.
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