Comm Graduation 2023
Author Archives: Dr. Sarah Kornfield
Hope’s Communication Department @ NCA
Faculty from Hope’s Communication Department represent a culture of research excellence at the National Communication Association.
Faculty/Student Research Showcase
The Communication Department at Hope College offers a premiere undergraduate learning experience through our Faculty/Student research collaborations. The Communication Department is known for its excellent research and intellectual curiosity. This is a transformational experience.
Dr. Deirdre Johnston Retiring After 27 Years at Hope College
The Communication Department is celebrating Dr. Deirdre Johnston’s retirement! We are bereft and yet excited for Dr. Johnston as she moves into a new phase of her career. Dr. Johnston has taught countless courses at Hope College and continues to publish research articles and scholarly books in communication. Her teaching, service, research and mentorship have …
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Welcoming Dr. Stephanie Pangborn
Comm Department welcomes Dr. Stephanie Pangborn!
Celebrating 2020 Students!
Congratulations to Hope’s 2020 Class of Communication Majors! Two months ago, the Communication Department celebrated the graduation of our senior class! As we continue to celebrate our students’ graduations—albeit digitally and from afar—we are encouraged by their steadfast hope, especially in difficult times. Each spring semester, Communication Department faculty award several department and campus-wide honors …
The Classics’ Advice!
On February 19th, the Lambda Pi Eta honor society at Hope College hosted a party celebrating Dr. Isolde Anderson and Dr. James Herrick and the legacy of retired faculty in the Communication Department. During the celebration, Dr. Anderson and Dr. Herrick were asked what words of advice they have for students and faculty in Communication. …
10 Under 10: Comm Grad Alison Garza ’10
Alison Garza graduated with a Communication Major from Hope College in 2010 and is being honored this weekend with the Distinguished Alumni Award! Ms. Garza is currently based in Amman, Jordan, where she helps humanitarian organizations in Iraq, Syria, and Jordan resettle refugees and internally displaced persons affected by war. Reflecting on the Communication courses …
Don’t miss! Communication Dept. Co-Sponsors Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris to Speak about Victorian-Era Surgery
The Department of Communication is co-sponsoring, on Thursday, October 24, a presentation by Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris. Dr. Fitzharris (PhD, Oxford University) is a medical historian who authored the book, The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine. Lister—for whom Listerine was later named—persisted against a medical establishment wherein washing …
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Undergraduate Summer Research: Sarah Bessey and the Evangelical Pulpit
Research is the process of generating knowledge: asking a question that has no answer, and then discovering the answer. Throughout the year, and especially in the summer, Hope’s Communication students engage in research—studying how, why, through what media, and with what effects humans communicate. This summer, Ms. Lindsay Hayes and Dr. Sarah Kornfield collaborated to …
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