Communication Studies faculty are proud to announce that two of their most recent graduates Bruce Morgan, and 2011 Chancellor’s Scholar, Kimbra Shoop were recently accepted into competitive graduate programs in Communication. Bruce Morgan graduated with a BA in Communication Studies in May 2011 and was recently accepted into the Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication program at West Virginia University to begin January 2012. Kimbra Shoop who also earned her BA in Communication Studies in May 2011 was accepted and has already begun pursuing graduate studies in health communication since August 2011 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Both students were strongly supported by letters of recommendation from Communication faculty Elvinet Piard, Natalia Rybas and Jerome Mahaffey.
Indiana University East Alumni, Jacquelynn Steele (B.A Humanities 2010), has an article published in the online magazine, LiveBetterMagazine.com. The article comes out of her experiences in Paraguay, which began with a Summer Research Scholar project in summer of 2009. Jacquelynn worked with former HSS World Languages faculty, Teresa Henderson on the SUMRS project; Jacquelynn also worked Associate Professor of English, Jean Harper, writing about her Paraguay experiences for her Humanities capstone project. The article can be viewed here at: Disappearing Cultures: Paraguay’s Indigenous Tribes