Communication Studies

2012-2013 Calendar of Events

  • Recurring Events - follow the link to view more information on our annual and biennial events!
March 2013

COM Studies Day

Alumni Panel & Networking Session:

10:00-11:00 in Leutze 125 (Alumni Panel)

11:00-11:30 in the Leutze Lobby (Networking Session)

Dress for Success Fashion Show:

"Find Your Voice: What Makes YOU Stand Out?"

12:15 in the Warwick Center Ballroom

Alumni Panel & Networking Session:

2:00-3:00 in Leutze 125 (Alumni Panel).

3:00-3:30 in the Leutze Lobby (Networking Session)

February 2013

Make the Most of Your Major

Trying to decide what classes you want to take next? Come out to Make the Most of Your Major (MMOM) on Monday, February 25th at 6:30 p.m. in Leutze Hall room 143 and hear professors speak about the courses they will be teaching for the fall semester. You don't want to miss this opportunity! Are you declared PCOM? Don't get stuck waiting in those long advising lines, attend MMOM and earn a FastPass that allows you to skip to the front of the line during your designated advising week (please note that you must stay for the entire session to earn the pass).

16th & 17th

Alumni Homecoming Events

  • Homecoming Social: Friday, February 16
  • Homecoming Reception: Satruday February 17
January 2013
14th & 15th

Audition Announcement

Ready to perform in an original play under development? Follow the link to the audition announcement for details regarding this unique opportunity. Academic credit may be available to you through COM 295 Applied Performance. Contact Frank Trimble,, with questions. Take ACTION and audition next Monday or Tuesday evening @ 6:30 pm in the Fisher Student Center Sunset Beach Room #1025!


Guest Lecturer: Jacob Storch

International business consultant and scholar, Jacob Storch will be on campus. He will visit some classes but also offer a presentation relevant to those interested in consulting, mediation, personal coaching and intercultural communication. The presentation will be held in the Masonboro Island Room (Fisher Student Center Room 2011).


Rally at the Alley

Rally At The Alley will be November 10th from 11:00AM-2:00PM, with a $10 registration fee for open bowling and shoe rental. Proceeds will go to the Brian King Memorial Scholarship. There will be a gift basket prize for the top team, as well as a raffle for another gift basket. Make sure you save the date and recruit three of your friends to make a team! You could win tons of prizes and gift cards from local area businesses for the top score! Like us online at:


Moe's Knows UNCW's Communication Studies Society

Print out the flyer (below), grab your friends and come to Moe's (Eastwood and Military Cutoff location) on Thursday, November 8! A portion of your sale will be donated to the American Red Cross, on behalf of the Communication Studies Society, to assist Super Storm Sandy victims.


Rock for the Cure 2012

6th annual Rock for the Cure breast cancer benefit held on Friday, October 19. The event will be located on the rooftop of the Reel Café in downtown Wilmington from 7:00-10:00 p.m. unless it rains, in which case it will be on the second floor of the Reel Café. All proceeds benefit the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation's Pink Ribbon Project, and admission is $5 at the door. There will be live classic rock music by The Schoolboys, a raffle, a silent auction, and a contest!


Make the Most of Your Major 2012

Curious about the courses being offered in the spring? Then come out to Make the Most of Your Major hosted by the Communication Studies Society on Monday, October 1st at 6:30 p.m. in Leutze Hall room 143 for the opportunity to hear professors speak about the specific courses that they are teaching. You can't miss this event!


Brown Bag Series - Student Teaching in Belize

Don't miss this lunchtime presentation by one of our own, Dr. Bill Bolduc, as part of the 2nd Annual WCE Scholarship Brown Bag Series*

  • Monday, September 24, 2012
    12:00-1:00pm Education Building Room 162
    Student Teaching in Belize: Unforgettable Inspiration
    Elizabeth Crawford and William Bolduc (Communication Studies)

*All faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to join these lunchtime presentations throughout the fall and spring semesters. Follow the link for more information and a list of events:


Fuzzy Peach Fundraiser

Join CSS at Fuzzy Peach on Racine Drive to help raise money for Rock for the Cure, their annual breast cancer benefit.

  • Where: Fuzzy Peach on Racine Drive
  • When: September 18th from 7:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.
  • How: Eat a lot of frozen yogurt! For each cup of frozen yogurt sold, Fuzzy Peach will donate 15% of the proceeds to CSS to hold Rock for the Cure.
  • Why: This will give CSS the opportunity to hold another successful Rock for the Cure benefit and proceeds from Rock for the Cure will benefit New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Pink Ribbon Project.
2012-2013 Semester
COM Majors

Alumna/Alunus of the Month

COM Majors- Don't forget to check out our Alumna/Alumnus of the Month page every month to see what your COM Alumni are accomplishing with their degree!


Alumna/Alumnus of the Month

Alumni- We would love for you to nominate yourself for COM Alumna/Alumnus of the Month. It's easy! Just answer a few questions and send us a photo of yourself utilizing your communication skills. Follow the link below for a list of questions and contact information. We will retain your nomination for the subsequent months; you do not need to apply more than once.