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Communication Studies Newsletter

Communication Studies Debate Team 2015-16
Cal Poly Debate Team 2015-16

News

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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR

Welcome to the Communication Studies Department newsletter! On these pages, you can read about some of the exciting work by faculty and students in our busy department.

Read Professor Bernard Duffy's letter

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NEW FACULTY

Within the past few years, the face of the department has changed significantly. Young, untenured faculty now outnumber tenured faculty.

Read more about new faculty

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FACULTY UPDATES

Learn about the work and accomplishments of the Communication Studies Department faculty over the past year.

Read more about the faculty

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ONE WITH NATURE: HOW SENIOR CORY JONES
IS MAKING AN IMPACT

In 2013, communication studies major Cory Jones co-founded a company, One With Nature (O.W.N.), with a vision “to inspire lives by preserving and improving the environment we live in.”

Read more about Cory Jones
 

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ALUMNA BISSY SANCIMINO CROSSES THE GLOBE

Bissy Sancimino credits her degree in Communication Studies with setting her off on her journey from working at Oracle America to a startup in Sydney, Australia.

Read more about Bissy Sancimino

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ALUMNUS BRIAN PETERS FORGES A
CAREER IN SOCIAL MEDIA

Brian Peters' path after graduating demonstrates the versatility of communication studies skills.

Read more about Brian Peters

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COMMUNICATION STUDIES INTERNSHIP OPENED DOORS FOR JOURNALISM STUDENT

In fall 2008, journalism major Lindsay Zibach needed credit for an internship opportunity. Through the Communication Studies Cooperative Education Experience class, she got the credit she needed – and an experience that would change her life.

Read more about Lindsay Zibach

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SUCCESSFUL 2015-16 FOR DEBATE TEAM

This year has been the Cal Poly Debate Team’s most successful year of competition in the British Parliamentary Debate format - the format used in the World Universities Debate Championship (WUDC) and the U.S. Universities Debate Championship (USUDC).

Read more about debate team success 
 

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