A Bunch of Stuff that Happened in the Department of Communication
Rochester Institute of Technology
Keith Jenkins celebrated his first Father’s Day.
Ki-Young Lee took a leave of absence to spend the year in Korea.
Mike Johansson exemplified the department’s high seriousness when interviewed by local media on matters related to social media.
Tracy Worrell was awarded tenure, at the very moment this photo was taken.
Kelly Martin won the Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Among many other accomplishments, Jonathan Schroeder, the William A. Kern Professor in Communications, hosted the Kern Symposium on Liberal Arts and Business and published, with Samantha Warren and Emma Bell, the Routledge Companion to Visual Organization.
and the wildly successful impromptu speech contest “RIT Communicate This!”
Ammina Kothari spent a good portion of the summer in her native Tanzania studying the use of text messaging to raise awareness about AIDS.
helped see to it that a gaggle of graduate students made it out of here alive.
We welcomed the two newest members of the DOC family:
We also welcomed a new student assistant
and we welcomed back the indispensable
The department hosted the Conference for Undergraduate Research in Communication for the tenth consecutive year, coordinated by Rudy Pugliese. Since 2004, the conference has drawn more than 300 speakers from 27 colleges and universities from across the U.S.
David Neumann scored tickets for Phish at Madison Square Garden on New Year’s Eve.
Xiao Wang continued an impressive output of publications on the role of cognitions and emotions in guiding one’s intentions to perform social and health behaviors.
continued to help keep at least one faculty member sane.
That is, your harmless drudge, who spent much of the year adjusting to a new role.
Happy New Year to a truly remarkable group that makes it a pleasure to come to what only we could call work.