Communication Studies

Department of Communication Studies News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Studies. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Joe Boren and Peter Meade, Emerson College alumni

    Debate Stars Return to Campus

    Emersonians were part of an 'unbeatable debate team' in the late 1960s

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball quoted in the Herald on the GOP

    Senior Scholar-in-Residence in the Communications Studies Department Spencer Kimball was interviewed by the Boston Herald on the Republican primary race and GOP candidates’ conflicting views over how debates should be run.  

  • Students Pitch Greater Boston Food Bank

    Students Pitch Greater Boston Food Bank

    Emerson College students pitched a nonprofit with ideas to increase awareness and engagement

  • Communication Studies student at Emerson College

    Nonprofit Mgm't Class Organizes Charitable Event

    Put together by students from a Nonprofit Management class

  • Scott Ratzan

    Emerson College Partners with Barcelona School

    Communication Studies faculty, students are attend conference in Spain

  • Anthony Monzon '16

    Alumni share insight into covering campaigns

    As the 2016 election approaches, budding journalism and political communication students attended a discussion of life on the campaign trail and the challenges of effectively reporting on presidential candidates in the Bill Bordy Theater on September 18.

  • Students watch debate

    Former Obama strategist, students view debate

    CNN’s Republican Presidential Debate on September 16 brought students, faculty, and former Obama Administration strategist Fred Baldassaro ’96 to the Little Building Dining Hall to view and discuss the three-hour event as it was broadcast live.

  • 9/11 vigil

    Alumni, students remember 9/11

    More than 100 people from Emerson and the Boston community gathered at the Gazebo of the Boston Common on Friday evening, September 11, to remember the lives of those lost on September 11, 2011, in an annual vigil hosted by Sonia Tita Puopolo ’96, MA ’97; Communication Studies Chair Gregory Payne; Emerson’s Communication, Politics, and Law Association (CPLA); and Sandra and John Talanian.