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Category: People of COMM

Internship Spotlight with Avery Gavornik ’21: Use Internships to Explore Potential Careers

Communication Internship Information   |   Apply for COMM Internship Credit   Avery Gavornik ’21 Hometown: Tewksbury, NJ Major: Communication Minors: Hospitality and Tourism Management, and Marketing The breadth of communication academic studies offers a number of potential careers: public relations, journalism, political campaigning, social media, event coordination, advertising, and marketing are just a few. Avery recognizes…

Internship Spotlight with Celie Shankman ’21: Gain More Experience with Each Internship

Communication Internship Information   |   Apply for COMM Internship Credit   Celie Shankman ’21 Hometown: Memphis, TN Majors: Communication & Marketing Internships can be all sorts of shapes, sizes, and locations – Celie is an expert on this! Heading into her senior year this Fall, Celie just wrapped up her 5th internship while being a student…

Internship Spotlight with the COMM CofC Orientation Interns: Going Virtual Increased Skillset

Communication Internship Information   |   Apply for COMM Internship Credit Meet the #CofCCOMM Orientation Interns! Do you remember when you started at the College of Charleston? Did you have friendly faces guiding through orientation and helping you register for classes? Well, imagine having that entire experience upended with a global pandemic (thanks, coronavirus), with no other…

Internship Spotlight with Kendall Phillips ’20: Don’t Underestimate Yourself – Apply For It!

Communication Internship Information   |   Apply for COMM Internship Credit   Kendall Phillips ’20 Hometown: Greenville, SC Major: Communication | Minor: Leadership, Change, and Social Responsibility In December 2019, Kendall entered what she did not realize would be a highly competitive interview and selection process with the MADE Internship Program, hosted by the ANA Educational Foundation (AEF). This…

Internship Spotlight with Sam Woods ’20: Keep Staying Motivated During a Pandemic

Communication Internship Information   |   Apply for COMM Internship Credit   Sam Woods ’20 Hometown: Columbia, SC Major: Communication | Minor: Political Science When Sam first secured her internship, she was expecting it to be in person. But like so many other students here at the College of Charleston and across the nation, everything changed when the coronavirus…

Announcing the 2020-21 Class of Martin Scholars

Recently the Department of Communication’s Executive-in-Residence Mr. Thomas R. Martin announced the next class of Martin Scholars. The 2020-21 class of Martin Scholars will be the largest yet (14 student scholars), and will be the second cohort to complete the program with its integration into the communication major curriculum as a section of COMM 336…

Alumni Spotlight with Jordan Trgovac ’16

Jordan Trgovac ‘16 has a love for her dog, Zuri, and “The Golden Girls” almost as deep as her love for sports. A communication major with a hospitality and tourism management minor from Wisconsin and North Carolina, Jordan graduated from the College of Charleston (CofC) in 2016 and is now working on her master’s degree in sports industry management from Georgetown University. She reflects fondly on her time at CofC, especially the picturesque ending…

Student Spotlight with Jacob Glass ’20

Jacob Glass ‘20 is a super busy guy, and does not have plans to slow down anytime soon. Jacob originally transferred to the College of Charleston from Coker College in 2017 and quickly became involved in the CofC community. Currently, in his final semester, he is set to graduate with a major in communication. He…

Celebrating the 2019-2020 Communication Scholarship Recipients

  This past February, the Department of Communication had the chance to celebrate this academic year’s scholarship recipients during the annual Scholarship Tea event. The department is proud of these seven recipients, their accomplishments, and their dreams in the communication field. Meet the 2019-2020 scholarship recipients below!  Jack Thomas ’23 | Lindner Family Scholarship, 1st…