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Department Commencement Information

Department Commencement Information

Dear Communication Studies Graduates, You and your family are very cordially invited to participate in the Commencement Ceremony for the Department of Communication Studies. The Department’s ceremony will take place at 3:00PM on Thursday, May 15th in the Packer South Gym. The Packer South Gym will be setup with chairs and bleachers, so there will be plenty ofContinue Reading

TCNJ Communication Studies Students Victorious in Human Rights Spring Scholarship

TCNJ Communication Studies Students Victorious in Human Rights Spring Scholarship

On Saturday, April 12, communication studies students were victorious in presenting refereed papers on coverage of human rights claims at national and state scholars’ conferences. The topics ranged from cross-national coverage of HIV/AIDS  ((right to access to health care services, in particular emergency medical treatment) and rape and rape culture (right to personal security) toContinue Reading

Hipper Motions to Harness Social Media

Hipper Motions to Harness Social Media

As part of the Brown Bag Series, guest speaker Tom Hipper visited the College in the Mayo Concert Hall on Friday, March 21, for “Communication During Disasters: How Social Media and Crisis Mapping Are Changing the Field.”

Professor Gary Woodward Publishes New Book – “The Rhetoric of Intention in Human Affairs”

Professor Gary Woodward Publishes New Book – “The Rhetoric of Intention in Human Affairs”

The Rhetoric of Intention in Human Affairs is an insightful account of the rhetorical and psychological habits we exhibit when we must explain the reasons others act. The assumption that we can know what motivates another person is fed by more hope than certainty, and yet it is evidence of a very human impulse. BeginningContinue Reading

Professor Gary Woodward Creates Blog Focusing on Communication in the Digital Age

Professor Gary Woodward Creates Blog Focusing on Communication in the Digital Age

Dr. Gary Woodward is a Professor, rhetorician, and former Chairperson of the Department of Communication Studies at The College of New Jersey. He has degrees in communication and rhetorical theory from California State University at Sacramento and the University of Pittsburgh (Ph.D. 1972), and regularly teaches courses in Persuasion Theory, Argumentation, and Philosophy of Communication.

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