communication studies

Randolph professor discusses craft beer industry on Courage Cocktail radio show

J. Nikol Beckham, communication studies professor at Randolph College, was recently a guest on the Courage Cocktail radio show.

Communication studies professor J. Nikol Beckham was recently a guest on the Courage Cocktail radio show. Previously featured on the show in March 2012, Beckham returned Wednesday, May 4, to give an update about her research on the American brewing industry in an interview with host Lee Anne McClymont. Beckham was joined by Anita Riley,... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor to lecture at Sorbonne Nouvelle University in France

Jennifer Gauthier

Jennifer Gauthier, communication professor at Randolph College, will deliver the lecture, “Real Injuns and Real Indians: Trends in Native American Cinema,” May 4 at Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris, France. Gauthier will discuss the stereotypes of Native Americans in Hollywood cinema over the years, such as the “bloodthirsty warrior” and the “wise elder.” She will... READ MORE >>

Filmmaker Allen Moore to present Driver Lecture

Independent filmmaker Allen Moore will share his personal experiences as a cinematographer and give advice to Randolph students about how to enter the film industry for the Spring 2016 Sara Driver ’77 Lecture. The program is free and open to the public, and will take place April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 415 of... READ MORE >>

Communication studies professor to discuss the American brewing industry, new book at Hollins

J. Nikol Beckham

Communication studies professor J. Nikol Beckham has a strong interest in what she calls “forgotten skills.” One of those skills is brewing beer, and she will share some of her knowledge about the American brewing industry at Hollins University next week. Beckham’s lecture, “At the Bottom of a Pint of Beer: Where I Found Race,... READ MORE >>

Randolph announces recipients of 2016 National Gallery, London internships

Travis Byram '18 and Katya Schwab '17 will be interns at the National Gallery, London this summer.

Randolph College is pleased to announce that Katya Schwab ’17 and Travis Byram ’18 have been selected for internships this summer at the National Gallery, London. This prestigious opportunity is made possible through an academic partnership between the College and the National Gallery, London. Created in 2014, this partnership is the first of its kind... READ MORE >>

J. Nikol Beckham brings unique experiences and skills to Randolph

J Beckham

As one of its newest faculty members, communication studies professor J. Nikol Beckham brings teaching and professional experience as well as other unique skills to Randolph College. Beckham earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Virginia Tech and went on to earn a bachelor of fine arts degree in visual communication from American Intercontinental University.... READ MORE >>

Pennsylvania newspaper publishes articles by Randolph student intern

Photo oh Phuong with newspapers

Phuong Tran ’15 has had two front page stories published on the front page of western Pennsylvania’s largest newspaper this week.... READ MORE >>

Study abroad in Europe offers glimpse of world war history

Group photo of students in Europe

A group of Randolph students recently spent two weeks in Europe learning about two wars that challenged and changed the continent, as well as the world. History professor Gerry Sherayko and communication studies professor Jennifer Gauthier led the students on an international study seminar titled “Museums, Memorials and Memory: Britain and the Two World Wars.”... READ MORE >>

Students present and win awards at communication research conference

Two of our communication studies students recently won accolades at the Student Undergraduate Research Forum, a conference that honors research about communication. Hannah Asher ’12 won first prize in the conference for her research about page layout and font styles in the magazines Cosmopolitan and Maxim. Her paper, titled “Comic Books and To Do Lists,”... READ MORE >>