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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

bdh Beth Goodier
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

musichall College of Charleston Professor Evaluates Marriage Equality Conversation, Stirs National Discussion

Since 2004, 16 states have legalized gay marriage. While gay rights activists recognize this as a victory of sorts, College of Charleston Professor of Communication Leigh Moscowitz contends it’s only one of many equality issues activists hoped to push into the public eye. In her new book, The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media, Moscowitz examines the mainstream media’s effect on marriage equality and the gay rights movement. Read more...

COMMunity Networks

Volunteers Needed at Mac-Off Charleston
Posted on 20 September 2014 | 11:40 am
2014 Mac Off Volunteer Teams Volunteers needed!   The Charleston Mac-Off is a local event where restaurants come together and compete for the title of Best Mac and Cheese in Charleston. It will be held at The Grove at Patriot’s Point in Mt. Pleasant on October 25th from 2pm-7pm. There will be multiple vendors, food, live music, and drinks […]
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Internship at Harbor Entrepreneur Center
Posted on 15 September 2014 | 5:18 pm
Internship Description – Harbor Entrepreneur Center Contact: Jackie McKelvey,
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