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

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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.












Alumni Spotlight

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🗣 People of COMM: alumna Jordan Trgovac ‘16, Communications Assistant for the @nfl Kansas City Chiefs (@chiefs). •• Jordan’s love for sports and communication runs deep in her blood. A former @cofcsports student-athlete 🥎, Ms. Trgovac has a sports-filled work history with the @chiefs, @packers, @usa_football, and more. Jordan’s organization, the @chiefs, are the reigning Super Bowl champs! 🏈 🏆 🎉 While at the @collegeofcharleston, Jordan majored in communication with a minor in hospitality and tourism management. 📚 •• Read more about Jordan and see her advice to the #classof2020 via the 🔗 in our bio. •• #PeopleOfCOMM #cofccomm #cofccommalumni #cofcalumni #collegeofcharleston #communication #sportscommunication #sportsmedia #kansascitychiefs #superbowlchamps #superbowlliv #superbowl2020 #nfl #greenbaypackers #TheCollege #cofcsports #studentathlete

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COMMunity Network

Prime Logistics: Seeking Human Resource Intern (Fall 2020)
Posted on 18 September 2020 | 11:12 am
With Who:  Prime Logistics Inc Location:  North Charleston, SC; Hanahan, SC Dates:  Fall 2020 Hours:  18-32 hours a week Compensation:  $15.00 per hour Position Description:  (This is a paid internship.) The human resource intern is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management. This position carries out responsibilities in...
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The Children’s Defense Fund: Seeking Remote Communications Intern (Fall 2020)
Posted on 17 September 2020 | 5:26 pm
With Who:  The Children’s Defense Fund Location:  Remote (organization based in Washington, DC) Dates:  Fall 2020 Hours:  10-15 hours/week Position Description:  The Communications Team develops and disseminates external-facing materials and messages for all of CDF’s strategic priorities, programs and campaigns. The team works with all other CDF departments and state offices to promote CDF’s brand and advance...
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