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

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. Special areas of strength for the department include corporate communication and public relationsintegrated mediahealth communication, and political communication. We aspire to help students become communication experts who write beautifully, speak eloquently, think critically, and research effectively.  Read more.

(Featuring new alumna, Marley Lucas '21 - Martin Scholar, Communication major, Political Science and Spanish double minor.)

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Introducing the Martin Scholars, Class of 2022
Posted on 9 June 2021 | 1:21 pm
As the home of one of the largest majors (and minors) found at the College of Charleston, the Department of Communication prides itself on the unique opportunities offered specifically for declared COMM students. Among these (full list at Communication Student Opportunities) is the senior year Martin Scholars program. Initiated in 2016, the program was founded...Continue Reading Introducing the Martin Scholars, Class of 2022
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American Express Discovery Program (September 2021)
Posted on 7 June 2021 | 10:17 am
With Who:  American Express Location:  Held Virtually Dates:  Fall 2021 (September 8th & September 9th, 2021) Position Description:  The American Express Discovery Program (ADP) is a two-day exploratory program hosted virtually providing students the opportunity to learn more about American Express. Students will experience our culture firsthand, learn more about AXP history, gain a comprehensive understanding of our...Continue Reading American Express Discovery Program (September 2021)
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Spoiled Yogi Marketing Agency: Seeking Marketing Intern (Summer 2021)
Posted on 7 June 2021 | 10:10 am
With Who:  Spoiled Yogi Marketing Agency Location:  Remote (based in Charleston, SC) Dates:  Summer 2021 Compensation:  $10 per hour Position Description:  (This is a paid internship.) Small marketing and virtual assistant agency seeks a driven college student or new grad to help with marketing campaigns, editorial management, and more! Our agency offers marketing strategy, implementation, copywriting,...Continue Reading Spoiled Yogi Marketing Agency: Seeking Marketing Intern (Summer 2021)
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