Graduate Student Achievements

  • School of Communication graduate students at the 2019 Central States Communication Association conference

    School of Communication graduate students attended the 2019 Central States Communication Association conference, with many presenting their scholarly work.

Ph.D. program placement

Class of 2021

  • Cemone Paul, accepted to Howard University's communication program

Class of 2020

  • Bahar Badiei, accepted to Rutgers University's communication program
  • Matthew Craig, accepted to Kent State University's communication program
  • Gina Reynolds, accepted to Purdue University's communication program

Class of 2019

  • Fatima Albrehi, accepted to Wayne State University's communication program

Class of 2018

  • Henry Goble, accepted to Michigan State University's communication program

 

Professional positions

Class of 2022

  • David Birkam, Graphic Designer, WMUx, Western Michigan University
  • Paige Carrow, Customer Service Manager, C2Dx, Inc. 
  • Kayla Cromer, Employee Experience Specialist, Honor Credit Union
  • DeLeon Dyson, Communication Instructor, Western Michigan University
  • Megan Scott, Communications Specialist, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Shweta Shree, Marketing Strategy Intern, Merrell 
  • Ally Sinclair, Inside Sales Representative, Epredia
  • Michael Slowik, Public Relations Coordinator, We Talk, Western Michigan University 
  • Brittney Whitefield, Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator, Grand Rapids Gold Basketball

Class of 2021

  • Maddie Darling, Public Relations Associate, All Points Public Relations
  • Sammy Dellaria, Marketing Content Coordinator, Maestro Design and Technology
  • Vanessa Hills, Senior Content Manager, Seven Generations Architecture and Engineering

Class of 2020

  • Tirrea Billings, Communication Manager, Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, Kalamazoo College
  • Chris Popovich, Coordinator, Hockey Communications & PR, Chicago Blackhawks Hockey
  • Erika Whitehead, Marketing Coordinator, Vogelzang Law, Chicago

Class of 2019

  • Tayler Boelk, Academic Advisor, Colorado State University
  • Andrea Mellendorf, Residence Hall Director, Western Michigan University
  • Christine (Packard) Johnson, Enrollment Advisor and Community Relations, Siena Heights University
  • Annie Rudisill, University Recruiter in Talent Acquisition, Whirlpool Corporation

Class of 2018

  • Asia Baker, Branch Service & Marketing II, PNC Bank
  • Angela Prius, Associate Director of Communication, The King's University
  • John Scott, Student Success/Marketing Specialist Senior, Western Michigan University
  • Brooke Seevers, Accounting Specialist, Edward Rose & Sons