Conversations Around the College


2020 Excellence in Teaching Awards

2020 Excellence in Teaching Awards

​​​​Congratulations to Senior Professional Lecturer Jim Motzer, the 2020 recipient of the Quality of Instruction Council Excellence in... read more

College Office Access During Fall Quarter 2020: A Conversation with Business Coordinator Aaron Krupp

College Office Access During Fall Quarter 2020: A Conversation with Business Coordinator Aaron Krupp

Business Coordinator Aaron Krupp began working with the college just three months before the COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone to leave... read more

Meet Oluseyi Adegbola, the PRAD Program's New Assistant Professor

Meet Oluseyi Adegbola, the PRAD Program's New Assistant Professor

We're excited to welcome Oluseyi Adegbola to the College of Communication, the new assistant professor in the Public Relations... read more

Lollapalooza Class Gives Students Virtual Backstage Pass

Lollapalooza Class Gives Students Virtual Backstage Pass

Most summers, Lollapalooza brings swarms of music fans through DePaul’s Loop Campus on their way to the festival in Grant Park. The... read more

Richie Requena Receives 2020 Hortencia Zavala Scholarship from NAHJ Chicago

Richie Requena Receives 2020 Hortencia Zavala Scholarship from NAHJ Chicago

The Chicago chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) selected DePaul journalism student Richie Requena... read more

Communication Students Lift Their Voices in TEDx-Style Talks

Communication Students Lift Their Voices in TEDx-Style Talks

Watching a TEDx talk might make you wonder what you might speak about if given chance to take the stage. At DePaul, there’s a class for... read more

Faculty Win Gold Telly Award for Recruitment Videos

Faculty Win Gold Telly Award for Recruitment Videos

Three DePaul faculty members won a 2020 Gold Telly Award for a series of short recruitment films featuring undergraduate students in the... read more

DePaul PRAD Students Take First Place in PRSSA's Bateman Competition

DePaul PRAD Students Take First Place in PRSSA's Bateman Competition

College of Communication students recently claimed first place in the 2020 Bateman Competition, PRSSA’s premier national case study... read more

Where the Action Is

Where the Action Is

Things came easy to Ximena Larkin (CMN '09, MA '11) when she was a student at Lyons Township High School in west suburban... read more

On a Mission to Diversify Advertising

On a Mission to Diversify Advertising

A top priority for businesses is to increase diversity. According to the Deloitte Review, “If current trends continue, tomorrow's... read more

Engagement Takes Center Stage

Engagement Takes Center Stage

For a college that is all about communication, it makes sense to engage students, faculty and the wider community in programs that can... read more

Free Speech and the American Way

Free Speech and the American Way

Amendment I of the U.S. Constitution says, in part, “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press. …Short,... read more

Faculty Research: An In-Depth View of Black Student Protests

Faculty Research: An In-Depth View of Black Student Protests

​​​I took my first photojournalism class as a junior at Penn State. While there, I completed a yearlong documentary project about black... read more

An Eye-Opening Experience

An Eye-Opening Experience

​​​​Nikki Roberts doesn't remember a time when she wasn't writing. The senior journalism major who is minoring in creative... read more

DePaul PRAD Students Advance to the Final Round of PRSSA's Bateman Competition

DePaul PRAD Students Advance to the Final Round of PRSSA's Bateman Competition

For the first time in DePaul's history, a team of College of Communication students are advancing to the final round of the... read more

Professor Talks Fandoms, Virtual Engagement in a Time of Social Distancing

Professor Talks Fandoms, Virtual Engagement in a Time of Social Distancing

​​​Fandoms have played a pivotal role in Paul Booth’s professional and personal lives. A professor of media and cinema studies in the... read more

Kelly Chu Earns Billy I. Ross Advertising Education Award

Kelly Chu Earns Billy I. Ross Advertising Education Award

​​​Last month, the American Academy of Advertising awards honored DePaul's Kelly Chu with the Billy I. Ross Advertising Education Award.... read more

14 East Magazine, Good Day DePaul Take Top Honors in Regional Colliegate Journalism Competition

14 East Magazine, Good Day DePaul Take Top Honors in Regional Colliegate Journalism Competition

The Society of Professional Journalists this month cited the best collegiate journalism with DePaul's 14 East magazine and... read more

Meet Lily Voyles: World Traveler and Advocate For Students with Disabilites

Meet Lily Voyles: World Traveler and Advocate For Students with Disabilites

Lily Voyles, a senior communication major with intercultural communication and hospitality minors, doesn't let anything stand in her... read more

Welcome Back for Spring Quarter 2020

Welcome Back for Spring Quarter 2020

​Dear College of Communication Students, As you are aware, DePaul remains a remote campus for the foreseeable future. Please know that... read more