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Coms Film Students Use Talent (And Connections) To Join the Marvel Universe
June 10, 2021

Ryan Harvey, (’20) standing in front of Walt Disney Company headquarters, home of Marvel Studios where he was just hired.

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Coms Instructor Brings Some Well-Known Guests to Her Online Course
January 19, 2021

While we’re all looking forward to having students back on campus in the fall, instructors have worked hard to adapt to the current online format, even using it bring some “star power” into

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Student Spotlight: Kylie Rose Lawrence
December 14, 2020

Hi! My name is Kylie Rose Lawrence. I am a California native but spent much of my childhood in the Pacific Northwest, specifically Washington state.

Two Communication and Media Studies professors are among the 2020-21 recipients of the prestigious Koret Scholars Award.
October 20, 2020

Associate Professor Emily Acosta Lewis and Assistant Professor Talena Sanders were awarded $8,000 each for two separate proposals.

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Coms Student Named to State-wide Athletic Diversity Commitee
August 21, 2020

Coms student and baseball player Desmond Gates was a recent focus of a story by Press Democrat Sports columnist Bob Padecky.

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New Media Innovation Lab Awaits COMS Students When They Return To Campus
July 30, 2020

Many students may not know it yet, but the Communication and Media Studies Department has taken an important step into its future.

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Recent COMS Grad Wins National Award For His Film
July 30, 2020

Ryan Harvey, a 2020 graduate of Communication and Media Studies, has won national recognition for the Campus Movie Fest film he wrote and directed during his final year at SSU.

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COMS Professor Shares Her Climate Change Research at a Prestigious National Conference
July 30, 2020

Professor Elizabeth Burch’s manuscript, “A Sea Change For Climate Refugees In The South Pacific: How Social Media—Not Journalism—Tells Their Real Story,” was selected to be featured at the annual A

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Alumni Profile: Aubrie Tolliver (Class of 2016)
February 6, 2020

If Aubrie Tolliver could describe her career in one word, it would probably be “storyteller.”

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