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.
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.
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.
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.
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.