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The School of Communication Studies aspires to achieve excellence by becoming a global leader for innovative learning, scholarship, and societal engagement with a particular emphasis on interpersonal and organizational communication. 


CMST Club Successful Moe's Percentage Night

MoesKnoxville, TN- Tuesday, September 27, 2016, CMST Club hosted their first Percentage night. Moe’s Southwest Grill on Cumberland generously hosted the student organization by donating 10% of proceeds to the CMST scholarship and philanthropy.

A percentage night is when an organization joins a restaurant for a joint effort in raising money. A night is selected and school community members are invited to eat at the restaurant during the set time period.

CMST Masters students to present at The Thomas C. Dowden International Conference: Media and the Public Sphere 2016,

Athens, Georgia- October 21-22, 2016 CMST Masters students Elizabeth Hurst and Joshua Cunningham will be presenting at an International conference at the University of Georgia.

The Thomas C. Dowden International Conference: Media and the Public Sphere 2016, Empowered Audiences in the Digital Age will bring together communication experts in media, audience studies, audience research, journalism, advertising, and related fields to discuss a broad range of topics related to audiences, the media, and the public sphere.

Communication Studies would like to recognize recent graduate, Adam Worthington (’16).

Adam WorthingtonIn Summer of 2016, Worthington completed his undergraduate degree. Afterwards, he was unsure of what career path he wanted to pursue. His friends and family suggested he obtain a job in the music industry since he has a passion for music.

CMST Club Meeting, September 21

Club Meeting SeptemberWednesday, September 21, 2016, was the kick- off meeting for the Communication Studies club. New members of the club were invited to Scripps lab (4th floor Comm bldg.) to enjoy dinner and skype in with guest speaker Michael Abrams. Club president, Katie Mitchell mentioned two trips including a new trip to Nashville, TN to network with alumni, and the annual Washington, D.C. trip. She encouraged all club members to attend the Communications job fair on Wednesday, October 29, 2016.