communication studies

Honor roll: Students inducted into national, international honor societies

The Randolph College banner

On Tuesday, Randolph students from a variety of academic departments were officially inducted into international, national, and College honor societies. Randolph’s 2019 inductees were: Psi Chi (Psychology) Rabiea Ashraf Waijha Ashraf Maida Choudery Alex Conway Tori Green Kyosuke Takano Agnes Reyes Merced   Phi Alpha Theta (History) Rebecca E. Lesnak Alexandra Murgas   Omicron Delta... READ MORE >>

Part two of Driver Lecture features artist and director Amy Jenkins

Amy Jenkins

Randolph College will host the second event in the 2019 Driver Lecture Series on Monday, April 8. “An Evening with Filmmaker Amy Jenkins” will begin at 7 p.m. in Nichols Theatre, inside the Student Center. The program is free and open to the public. Jenkins will lead a discussion and screening of her award-winning documentary,... READ MORE >>

Part one of 2019 Driver Lecture features documentary on French Nazi hunter

Michel Cojot-Goldberg

Randolph College will host a special rough-cut preview of ​Cojot, a feature-length documentary that follows the life of Michel Cojot-Goldberg, a Nazi hunter, Entebbe hostage, and ultimately, a Klaus Barbie trial witness. The screening event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for Monday, April 1, at 7 p.m. in Nichols Theatre, inside the... READ MORE >>

Meet our Gold Key Guides: Lauren Taylor ’21

Lauren Taylor '21 in Randolph's dance studio

Randolph College is excited to host prospective students and their families in a series of open houses this spring. The full schedule is available at http://www.randolphcollege.edu/admission/visit/, and personalized visits may be scheduled through our visit app or by emailing admissions@randolphcollege.edu. In preparation for the big day, we’d like to introduce you to some of our Gold Key Tour Guides—the... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor’s article in Good Beer Hunting inspires new brew

J. Nikol Beckham

Communication studies professor J. Nikol Jackson-Beckham continues to receive national recognition for her research on the craft brewing industry and her role as the first diversity ambassador for the Brewers Association. Most recently, her work inspired the creation of a new beer at a Charlottesville, Va. brewery. In December, Jackson-Beckham published a research-based article in... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor featured in New York Times for work as diversity ambassador in brewing industry

Janel Jackson-Beckham

J. Nikol Jackson-Beckham, a Randolph communication studies professor, has made national headlines recently as the first-ever diversity ambassador for the Brewers Association. On January 11, Columbus Business First published an article about her keynote at the fifth annual Ohio Craft Brewers Conference in Columbus, Ohio. And on January 14, she was featured in The New York Times... READ MORE >>

Gauthier lectures at William & Mary, slated to lecture in France

Jennifer Gauthier

Communication studies professor Jennifer Gauthier has traveled extensively this fall, visiting and lecturing at various institutions and events across the nation and the world. On October 30, Gauthier was invited to the College of William & Mary to give a talk to students and faculty as part of a speaker series organized by the Native... READ MORE >>

Basquiat, Boom! for Real, and the Berlind Symposium: A Q&A with filmmaker/director Sara Driver ’77

Sara Driver '77

Acclaimed, independent filmmaker Sara Driver ’77 will be one of the featured guests for the 27th Annual Helen Clark Berlind Symposium October 20-21 at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College. Held in conjunction with the 107th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Zeitgeist: The Art Scene of Teenage Basquiat, the Berlind Symposium will include a... READ MORE >>

Career updates for the Class of 2018!

Collage with photos of each featured graduate

Noelle Wojciechowski ’18 Major: engineering physics “I am a mechanical engineer at CRB Consulting Engineers, Inc. and started there in June. I am currently working in the Kalamazoo, Michigan office. I’m on a team within the company that focuses primarily on project work at Pfizer, a major pharmaceutical company, which has one of its largest... READ MORE >>

Gauthier to help the public ‘Decipher the News’ at Lynchburg Public Library

Jennifer Gauthier

Communication studies professor Jennifer Gauthier will present the lecture “Deciphering the News” at Lynchburg Public Library on Thursday, September 20, at 6 p.m. The event will be held in the Community Meeting Room. Gauthier’s talk is designed to help Lynchburg citizens identify fake news, sort out fact from opinion, and cut through misleading rhetoric to hone in what... READ MORE >>