• Statement of Purpose

    The reason I have chosen to focus on communication is a product of what I have learned and experienced while completing my undergraduate studies at Appalachian State University and going on to get my Masters at California State University Chico. My reasons for pursuing an undergraduate degree were very simple, it was expected because my…

  • Undergraduate Honor Conference “Yes We Can”

    There was something special about the 2008 Presidential elections, voter turnout. The United States had the largest percentage of voters in the past forty years at 64.1% (Borenstein). Barack Obama ran for President of the United States as a Democrat. Along with Obama’s own political campaign there were a great number of groups and individuals…

  • Top Student Paper Experiential Learning NCA 2011: Aristotle’s Cafe

    It is the goal of universities to produce intelligent, well-­‐rounded citizens. Communication departments are perfectly situated to use expertise in communication to create community. Part of getting an education is learning how to become actively involved in the system of democracy. In light of that, all routes that aid in this endeavor should be explored….