communication studies

Randolph presents 2018 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Randolph College presented numerous  students on Wednesday with academic and leadership awards. The annual Academic and Leadership Awards ceremony honors students who excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. Academic Awards Art and Art History Rachel Trexler Ellis ’44 Art Prize for Excellence: Morgan Osburn and Stacey Samuels Best... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor tabbed as first diversity ambassador for national Brewers Association

Janel Jackson-Beckham

Janel Jackson-Beckham, a communication studies professor at Randolph, has been named the first-ever diversity ambassador for the national Brewers Association. In the new role, Jackson-Beckham will travel around the country to state guild and other craft brewing community events to speak on best practices for diversifying both customer bases and staff and to listen to... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor, students serve as panelists at Virginia Social Science Association conference

(from left) Veronica Lee '21, professor Jennifer Gauthier, Alex Wieczorek '19, and Hannah Overstreet '20

On Saturday, April 21, Jennifer Gauthier, a Randolph communication studies professor, served as a panelist alongside Alex Wieczorek ’19, Hannah Overstreet ’20, and Veronica Lee ’21 at the Virginia Social Science Association (VSSA) conference in Richmond. The group presented “’Still She Persisted’”: Gender, Politics, and Popular Culture,” which included papers addressing gender and politics in... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces 2018 inductees for national, international honor societies

Spring flowers in front of the Engagement Tower and Moore Hall.

On Tuesday, Randolph students from a variety of academic departments were officially inducted into international, national, and College honor societies. Randolph’s 2018 inductees are:   Psi Chi (Psychology) Tyana M. Martinez Brittany M. Lundy Kaitlyn R. Hevey Abigail M. Pannill   Iota Sigma Pi (Women in Chemistry) Valarie N. Osei-Akyeampong Katie M. Jones   Phi... READ MORE >>

Virtual Reality

Main Hall at Randolph College as it would look in the world of Minecraft

Alumna uses her talents as part of leadership team for Minecraft.... READ MORE >>

Randolph expands online course offerings for summer 2018

A student taking notes next to her laptop

Randolph College is expanding its online course offerings this summer to include communication studies, sport and exercise studies, education, sociology, astronomy, math, and physics. All courses are taught by Randolph faculty and are open to both college and high school students, or anyone else looking to further their education. The courses will be taught over... READ MORE >>

Randolph student shares communication studies research at annual SURF Conference

Alex Wieczorek '19

Last weekend, Alex Wieczorek ’19 presented her work at the 16th Annual Student Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) at Lynchburg College. Her project was entitled, “A Feminist Analysis of Hillary Clinton’s Concession Speech.” Wieczorek was one of 10 presenters, along with students from Lynchburg College, Radford University, Hollins University. SURF was created 16 years ago as... READ MORE >>

Gauthier to discuss media and foreign policy at 2018 Great Decisions Lecture Series

Jennifer Gauthier

Communication studies professor Jennifer Gauthier is one of the featured speakers for Lynchburg Public Library’s 2018 Great Decisions Lecture Series. Gauthier will give the presentation, “Media and Foreign Policy: Navigating a Changing Landscape,” at the library on Thursday, February 15 at 3 p.m. The Great Decisions Lecture Series is sponsored by the Lynchburg Branch of... READ MORE >>

Gauthier to present paper, serve as panelist at International Small Cinemas Conference

Jennifer Gauthier

Communication studies professor Jennifer Gauthier will present her paper, “Indigenizing Sci-Fi: Native Women Filmmakers Decolonize a Genre,” at the Annual International Conference on Small Cinemas at the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao, Spain. She will also serve on a panel with colleagues from New Zealand, California, and New York. In its eighth year,... READ MORE >>

Game On – Communication studies major earns coveted internship with the Washington Redskins

Mitch MacDonald '17 during Washington Redskins training camp in 2016.

[Editor’s Note: Since this story was published, Mitch MacDonald ’17 has been promoted to a business development account executive for the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium. “In this position I am now responsible for a mixture of both B2C (Business to customer) and B2B (Business to Business) selling,” MacDonald said. “I work with some... READ MORE >>