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Department of Communication

The Department of Communication creates and shares knowledge of communication and relational processes, including ethical and critical decision-making, with the goal of encouraging the development of engaged citizens preparing for leadership in their professions, community, and world.

Message from the Chair

jk Jenifer Kopfman
Department Chair

Welcome to the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston. We are a dynamic, integrated program with an accomplished faculty whose teaching and research are reflective of the diversity of our discipline. Read more.

Departmental Spotlight

Tom Kowaleski A Tribute to Mr. Tom Kowaleski

For the past two years, I have been lucky enough to have an incredible mentor: Mr. Tom Kowaleski. I feel even luckier to have been his mentee...Mr. Kowaleski wasn’t just a great mentor because he wanted to be there, or because he truly cared about what he was doing. While both of those are incredibly true, Mr. Kowaleski was a great mentor because he was a great person. Read more...

COMMunity Networks

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign in Charleston is Looking for Student Fellows & Interns
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:09 pm
Hillary Clinton’s Campaign in Charleston is currently recruiting interested CofC students for their Fall Organizing Fellowship & Internship program. This is great opportunity for students interested in political communication, community organizing, or related topics. You can apply here: and check out their flyer here: FallFellowRecruitFlyer2 Questions/Concerns can be directed to Alexander Dobranic, Regional Organizing Director, Hillary […]
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5 Interns Needed for Charleston Magazine/Charleston Fashion Week
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:17 pm
Please click below for Internship Descriptions in the Marketing & PR Department at Charleston Magazine and the Marketing & PE Department for Charleston Fashion Week: Internship 
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