Welcome to the Department of Communication at Geneseo. We offer a comprehensive curriculum in harmony with the liberal arts mission of the College. Majors may select from three tracks of study in Personal and Professional Communication, Journalism and Media, and Intercultural and Critical Studies. We invite you to explore our webpage and learn more about the opportunities we offer to Communication students.
Heard about Elevator Speeches but not quite sure what they are? Check out (and register for!) two upcoming GOLD programs about elevator speeches, led by adjunct business communications professor Becky Landy and Geneseo Alumni Association President Eddie Lee. Elevator speeches are a great way to give your career seach focus and help you introduce yourself to others. Workshop two (delivering the speech) is Thursday, December 3 (3:00-4:00 p.m.). Descriptions and online registration available through the GOLD website. Both workshops are also scheduled for the spring semester.
Have you thought about teaching even though you're a communication major? Looking for a unique opportunity before starting a career or graduate school? Teach for America may be an opportunity worth exploring. The mission of Teach for America is "to enlist, develop and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthn the movement for educational equity and excellence." The invaluable skills and passion for social justice that you will develop through teaching will ready you for a high impact career in any field - or convince you to stay in teaching! Check out Teach for America's website for further information and applications. Upcoming deadlines are January 15 and March 4, 2016.
College Journalists - chance for free study tour in Japan! Check out this great opportunity for the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition sponsored by Indiana University Bloomington. Application deadline is January 13, 2016.
Seniors and those completing graduate school - are you interested in scholarship opportunities? The Thayer Fellowship and the Patricia Kerr Ross Award are given to outstanding candidates for graduation from SUNY (graduate or undergraduate) who plan their first-time entry into a professional career in creative or performing arts, including creative writing. Applications must be made in the academic year of graduation and are due by January 30, 2016. This is not an online application. Students need to complete, print out and send everything via mail or delivery service. To obtain additional information visit the SUNY System Art Programs website.