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Exploring CoMC at Waco with Anthony LaStrape
Mar 31, 2021
Exploring CoMC at Waco with Anthony LaStrape
CoMC director recognized with campus diversity award
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.
tags: Advertising, Staff, Digital Media & Professional Communication, Public Relations, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Journalism, Communication Studies, Creative Media Industries, Spotlight, CoMC News, Media Strategies
Spring 2020 Banner Bearer: Taylor Plate
May 7, 2020
Taylor Plate, a senior public relations major from Allen, Texas, has been selected as the College of Media & Communication’s banner bearer for the Spring 2020 graduation ceremony. Plate was nominated for her outstanding academic record as an undergraduate student.
tags: Students, Spotlight, Public Relations, CoMC News
Public Relations Professor Studies Climate Change Engagement, Perceptions
Feb 20, 2020
Haoran Chu, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University, studies how motivation is affected by message framing.
tags: Public Relations, Research, Spotlight, CoMC News, Faculty
Researcher Discovers Passion for Organizational, Computer-Mediated Communication
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.
tags: Communication Studies, Faculty, Research, CoMC News, Spotlight
Researcher Continues Life's Work as International Media and Communication Expert
Feb 7, 2020
A professor in the Department of Journalism & Creative Media Industries at the Texas Tech College of Media & Communication, Eko's work focuses on media and communication in a variety of forms – human rights, freedom of expression and comparative and international communication.
tags: Creative Media Industries, Journalism, CoMC News, Research, Faculty, Spotlight
Professor researches how gamers choose digital IDs
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.
tags: Faculty, Spotlight, CoMC News, Communication Studies, Research
Wade joins CoMC as new Director of Development
Jan 6, 2020
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations in 1999, Randy Wade is welcomed back to the College of Media & Communication as Director of Development.
tags: Alumni & Friends, CoMC News, Public Relations & Strategic Communication, Staff, Spotlight
Professor Brings NSF CAREER Grant to Texas Tech to Research Organizational Capacity and Cyberinfrastructure Diffusion
Jan 6, 2020
Kerk Kee, Ph.D., an associate professor of professional communication in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, is using his NSF CAREER grant to develop a framework to measure, build and improve virtual organizations’ capacity.
tags: Research, Faculty, CoMC News, Digital Media & Professional Communication, Spotlight
CoMC Faculty Receives Fulbright Award to Research VR/AR in Taiwan
Dec 1, 2019
Nick Bowman, Ph.D., an associate professor of journalism & creative media industries in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, has been awarded funding from the U.S. Fulbright Program to travel to Taiwan to engage in further research on the subject of video games and interactivity.
tags: Spotlight, Creative Media Industries, CoMC News, Research, Faculty, Journalism, Center for Communication Research
CoMC Graduate Student Assistantships
Oct 31, 2019
The College of Media & Communication offers a variety of graduate student assistantship opportunities for students in our master’s and doctoral programs. In addition to tuition fee waivers and monthly stipends, graduate students on assistantships receive quality experience that can help prepare them for careers as communication professionals, researchers and educators.
Professors Analyze Social Media's Impact on Mental Health in Emerging Adults
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.
tags: Research, Communication Studies, Advertising, Public Relations, Faculty, Spotlight, CoMC News
CoMC Regents Professor Studies News Knowledge's Impact on Digital Disinformation
Oct 14, 2019
With so much information floating around, it's hard for users to sort through it all and know what is credible and what is not. According to new research by Erik Bucy, the Marshall and Sharleen Formby Regents Professor of Strategic Communication in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University, a certain level of procedural news knowledge – background information about how mainstream media operate – helps users sort legitimate content from disinformation.
tags: Spotlight, Faculty, Research, CoMC News, Digital Media & Professional Communication
CoMC Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Study Augmented, Virtual Reality
Oct 4, 2019
Nick Bowman, an associate professor of journalism and creative media industries in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to study augmented and virtual reality tools. This award will put Texas Tech and the College of Media & Communication at the forefront of this technology as it is used for information, persuasion and entertainment.
tags: Faculty, Journalism, Research, CoMC News, Creative Media Industries, Spotlight
Professors Analyze Communication Motives, Patterns Between Parents and College Students
Sep 27, 2019
The research shows how communication between students and their mothers and fathers differ based on gender and intact-versus-divorced families.
tags: Faculty, Research, Communication Studies, Public Relations, Spotlight, CoMC News
Professor Continues NSF-Funded Project Studying Engagement with Science Media
Sep 27, 2019
Asheley Landrum is collaborating with KQED in California to study science media engagement among millennials after receiving a grant from the National Science Foundation.
tags: CoMC News, Faculty, Research, Advertising, Spotlight
CoMC Welcomes New Faculty for 2019 School Year
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.
tags: Spotlight, Research, Faculty, Public Relations, Journalism, CoMC News, Advertising, Communication Studies, Media Strategies, Creative Media Industries, Digital Media & Professional Communication
College of Media & Communication Welcomes New Ph.D. Student Cohort
Aug 15, 2019
As the 2019-20 academic year begins, there are new faces to welcome to Texas Tech University. This year’s cohort from the College of Media & Communication Doctoral Program is filled with well-accomplished and driven individuals from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
TTU Debate Team Earns National Championship Title
Mar 25, 2019
For the first time in the history of its program, the Parliamentary Debate Team in the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University has emerged as champions in this year’s National Round Robin tournament.
tags: Staff, Student Organizations, CoMC News, Spotlight, Communication Studies, Faculty
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