Posts Tagged "Communication Studies"

Student News

Larsen to receive CSCA’s Cooper Award Thursday

Apr 1, 2015

Larsen to receive CSCA’s Cooper Award Thursday

South Dakota State University student Hanna Larsen, who is pursuing a master’s degree in communications studies, will receive the Cooper Award at the Central States Communication Association annual meeting April 17 in Madison, Wisconsin. Larsen, who graduated from Groton High School in 2009, is the first State student to receive the award, which is named […]

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Student News

SDSU student donates kidney to ‘best friend’

May 8, 2014

SDSU student donates kidney to ‘best friend’

Mayya Andrushchenko, left, will receive a kidney on May 13 from Kayla McCaffrey, a junior at South Dakota State University who decided to become her best friend’s kidney donor. The pair met in SPCM 101 during their freshman year at State in 2011. For more details, see the link to the Brookings Register article below: […]

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Heather Coburn receives Top Poster Award

Apr 7, 2014

Heather Coburn receives Top Poster Award

Speech Communication major Heather Coburn received the Top Poster Award at the Central States Communication Association Undergraduate Honors Research Conference in Minneapolis this past weekend. Her research project was titled “Doing Gender” in Public Speaking Education: A Focus Group Analysis of Biological Sex and Gender Identity Differences in Public Speaking Anxiety Reduction. Heather’s project was […]

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Faculty News

Andrea Carlile receives national New Forensics Educator Award

Mar 4, 2014

Andrea Carlile receives national New Forensics Educator Award

Andrea Carlile, Director of Forensics, was  awarded the Bob Derryberry Award for Outstanding Contributions from a New Forensics Educator by Pi Kappa Delta. Receipients of the award are nominated by  Pi Kappa Delta members and selected by the Pi Kappa Delta National Council. Carlile is in her second year as Director Forensics at SDSU. Prior […]

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Faculty News

Faculty posters highlight research and scholarship

Feb 19, 2014

Faculty posters highlight research and scholarship

Several Arts & Sciences faculty members displayed posters during the Celebration of Faculty Excellence Faculty Showcase. The posters highlight their research and scholarship.   Lecturer Darla Bielfeldt, English – Her poster featured her research on changing audience perspectives following the Harvey Dunn Feminine Images performance. Assistant Professor Nicole Flynn,  English – Her poster featured her […]

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Faculty News

Feb 10, 2014

Brookings supports breastfeeding story on KSFY

A collaborative community research project was featured last week on KSFY. The story,  “Brookings Supports Breastfeeding,” notes the work of faculty researchers Jenn Anderson and Rebecca Kuehl. The research team also includes Professor Lois Tschetter from the College of Nursing and partners at Brookings Health System and the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce. This project […]

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Faculty News

JD Ackman recieves SDHSAA Distinguished Service Award

Feb 10, 2014

JD Ackman recieves SDHSAA Distinguished Service Award

JD Ackman, Professor and Director of Theatre in the Communication Studies & Theatre Department, received the South Dakota State High School Activities Association Distinguished Service Award at this year’s State One-Act Play Festival in Brandon. Professor J.D. Ackman received the plaque from Wayne Carney, Executive Director of the SDSHAA.

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Student News

Dec 10, 2013

4 theatre students to compete for acting scholarships

In recognition of the high quality of their work in State University Theatre productions, four students have been selected to compete in the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship regionals. The competition is part of the Region 5 Kennedy Center-American College Theatre Festival which will be held in Lincoln, NE in January. Student nominees from the SUT […]

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Faculty News

SPCM 101 recognized as top basic speech course in the nation

Dec 6, 2013

SPCM 101 recognized as top basic speech course in the nation

The Communication Studies and Theatre Department’s basic communication course, SPCM 101: Fundamentals of Speech was recognized as the 2013 Basic Communication Course Program of Excellence by the Basic Course Division of the National Communication Association in November during its annual convention in Washington D.C. “The basic course at SDSU is distinctive in that it remains […]

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Faculty News

Dec 4, 2013

CST faculty on team awarded a Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant

Two Communication Studies and Theatre Department faculty members are part of a team that has been awarded $73,721 for a Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant for the Baby-Friendly Brookings project. Brookings Health System, SDSU and the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to identify strengths, challenges and solutions for creating the nation’s first baby-friendly […]

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