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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.

FulbrightThe College of Charleston is named a “Top Producer” of Student and Scholar Fulbright awards among master’s-level colleges and universities in the U.S. Currently the Department of Communication has two representatives on Fulbright assignments: Dr. Beth Sundstrom in Ireland and 2018 communication alumna Camila Bailey is in Malaysia.

The Princeton Review
Great reviews for #CofC and the College's communication major! The COMM Dept. is ranked among the best in The Princeton Review’s “Great Schools for 20 of the Most Popular Undergraduate Majors".


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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.

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Lowcountry Dog Magazine: Seeking Intern
Posted on 12 August 2019 | 1:19 pm
With Who: Lowcountry Dog Magazine Dates:  3-6 months, or extended if desired Position Description:  Ideal candidate is a Communications Major. See below for example tasks and desired skills. Tasks Will Include:  Creating and sharing press releases. Special Project: organize past issues online for new website design. Help building social media presence. Social media posts and […]
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Kiawah Island Community Association: Seeks Communications Intern
Posted on 9 August 2019 | 4:05 pm
With Who:  Kiawah Island Community Association (KICA) Dates:  Full semester, Fall 2019 (10-16 hours per week) Position Description:  (This is a paid internship.) The intern will assist with gathering, refining, creating and planning content to be used for communications to Kiawah Island community members. Primary communication tools include a website, emails, social media and a print […]
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