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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✨ Alumni Spotlight: Troy Lesesne ‘04 ‘10 ✨ Alumnus Troy Lesesne is the Head Coach and Technical Director for New Mexico United (NMU - @newmexicoutd), the professional men’s soccer team of New Mexico. Recently he was named United Soccer League’s (USL - @uslchampionship) 2020 #CoachOfTheYear! Congratulations, Coach!! While at the @collegeofcharleston, Troy received both his bachelor’s (2004) and master’s degree (2010) in #communication. He was an All-American midfield player for @cofcsports and @cofcsoccer, and later became an assistant coach under Ralph Nundy for several years. Most recently, he was named the first coach in New Mexico United history. Read more about Troy Lesesne’s recent awarding and hear him on an @espn radio 101.7 exclusive, both via the link in our bio. 🔗 {repost from NMU} Troy Lesesne: 2020 USL Championship Coach of the Year! Congrats to our incredible gaffer, an honor so well deserved. • #nmunited #coachoftheyear #somosunidos #nmtrue #nmproud #soccerislife #futbol #vamos #bechampions #cofc #cofcsoccer #cofccomm #cofcmcom #cofcsports #collegeofcharleston #cofcalumni

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Posted on 20 November 2020 | 9:10 am
With Who:  Samford University Location:  Birmingham, AL Type of Employment:  Full-Time Position Description:  Director of Strategic Communications is responsible for publicizing assigned sports and assisting with all facets of athletic communications including sports information, media relations, publications, etc. This individual will serve as the media contact for assigned sports while providing statistical information, event stories, website...
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Posted on 20 November 2020 | 9:03 am
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