Calendar of Events
- Weekly COM News Bulletin - follow the link to view this week's highlights of events and opportunities!
- Recurring Events - follow the link to view more information on our annual and biennial events!
COM Alumni Panel
Monday, November 4 at 6:00pm in LH 143
Unsure about life after graduation? Come hear what recent COM alumni are up to at the CSS Young Alumni Panel on Monday, November 4th at 6 p.m. in LH 143!
Julie Andrews (May 2013), Broker Relations Specialist, Brunswick Forest (Leland, NC)
Danielle Dorantich (May 2011), Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Wilmington Hammerheads
Nate Galluppi (May 2012), Promotions Director, WWAY NewsChannel 3 (Wilmington, NC)
Amanda Miller (December 2012), Community Relations Administrator, Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (WARM)
Visiting Media Scholar
Monday, November 11 at 6:00pm in LH 143
Dr. Deb Wainwright, will be giving a talk next Monday in Leutze 143 from 6pm to 7pm. Dr. Wainwright is an award-winning reality TV producer in Canada and has produced shows like Million Dollar Neighbourhood, Border Security: Canada’s Front Line, and has worked on other reality broadcasts (The Bachelor, The Cupcake Girls).
Dr. Wainwright is going to talk about the reality of Reality Television (editing tricks used, is it really real?) and will then take questions from students.
Project Protégé - Speed Networking
The mentoring program Project Protégé coordinated by the Communication Studies Society is back and better than ever!This program is designed tohelp students learn about careers in communication-related fields. For the first time,CSS will be holding a “speed networking” event on Wednesday, November 20th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Madeline Suite in Wagoner Hall. Through this event, students will be given the opportunity to interact with local professionals in the careers fields of PR, Event Planning, Marketing, Broadcast Journalism, & much more! Applications can be found on theCSS website under the “events” tab http://student.uncw.edu/org/css/. Completed applications aredue no later than Monday, November 4th by NOON inLH 238 (Jennifer Chin's Office)
Monday, October 7 at 7:00pm
Follow the link for information and handouts from the Fall 2013 event.
Friday, October 18 at 7:00pm at the Reel Cafe
Rock for a Cure is a breast cancer benefit that was established in October 2007 by the UNCW Communication Studies Society student organization. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness of breast cancer and to raise funds for the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation’s Pink Ribbon Project. Since the event’s inception, Rock for a Cure has raised more than $22,000 to assist local women with mammography screenings and care bags for women who are undergoing cancer treatments.
Co-sponsored by the Mimi Cunningham Speaker Series Endowment of the Department of Communication Studies.
Monday, September 30 at 7:00pm in the Burney Center
Ranked in the Washingtonian’s top 100 most powerful women, veteran political strategist Donna Brazile has worked on every presidential campaign from 1976 to 2000, as well as being the first African-American to manage a presidential campaign. Brazile is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, author, syndicated columnist and political commentator, on CNN, ABC and NPR. Brazile brings her original perspective to American politics, race relations, women in politics and diversity.