News & Events

Aubrie Tolliver headshot
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.”

Amy G in the classroom
From The Clubhouse to the Classroom: Giants Broadcaster "Amy G" Goes To Bat For The COMS Department
October 4, 2019

Amy Gutierrez is no stranger to taking on new challenges. 

gina headshot
New Faculty Profile: Assistant Professor Gina Baleria
September 17, 2019

The Communication and Media Studies Department’s newest permanent faculty member didn’t start out with an eye toward a career in higher education, but her media background and passion for what she

Johah Picture in chair
Former COMS Professor/Writer Investigates a New Genre
May 23, 2019

Jonah Raskin peruses his newest mystery novel, "Dark Day, Dark Night".

Elliott Rosales picture
Alumni Profile: Elliott Rosales (2013)
May 17, 2019

Tell us about your current job and the path you took to get there.

Matthew and Dr. Sakaki
Thoughts From A Graduating Senior
May 17, 2019
Matthew with Dr. Judy Sakaki
Assistant Professor Talena Sanders with camera in the field.
COMING ATTRACTIONS: Old Meets New in Professor's Exploration of Mexican Culture
February 15, 2019

Assistant Professor Talena Sanders is close to wrapping up filming on a documentary feature exploring a unique spin on an important part of indigenous Mexican culture.

"Spider-Man: Homecoming." Courtesy Marvel Studios
COMS Grads Go Hollywood
February 12, 2019

Two 2016 Communication and Media Studies graduates are the focus of an article in the fall/winter 2019 issue of "Insights," the Sonoma State University magazine.

Photo of Tara Cheitlin sitting in studio.
Alumni Profile: Tara Cheitlin (2010)
February 12, 2019

Tell us about your time in the Communication and Media Studies Program.