Term in South Africa: Student Photos and Reflections
Congratulations to Sarah Harvin (PSYCH) and Samantha Hill
(COMM) who participated in the 2016 June
Term in South Africa with Prof. Deirdre
Johnston. They were invited to display photos and reflections
at a reception
for the traveling exhibit "Between
the Shadow and the
Africa" at the
DePree Art Center & Gallery on February 3.
Accepted for Presentation at NCUR
Congratulations to communication majors whose research projects were accepted
for presentation at the National
Conference for Undergraduate Research 2017! Their projects were chosen
from more than 4,000 submissions, and they now have the opportunity to travel
to the University of Memphis in April to present their work to peers, faculty,
and staff from all over the nation.
Jean Luc Miralda: "A Photovoice
Analysis of Happiness in Honduras, USA and Japan"
Kelsie Nyhuis: "A Feminist Reading of Darling Magazine"
Allison Schultz: "We've been Trumped! Personality Predictors of Voting
Olivia Skatrud: "Media Games: The Non-Athletic Framing of the 2016 Summer
Olympic Games by the American Media"
Parker Weaver: "Racist Discourse on the Internet: A Study on 4chan"
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Do you want to earn a degree that's attractive
to future employers?
|A degree in communication will serve you well. "With
the unemployment situation the way it is right now, I would
be considering what degree to get more closely than any other
time in history," says Susan Heathfield, About.com's
Human Resources Guide. "If you want to be employable
in this economy and the future, you have to have valuable
Congratulations to Noah Jurik and Tony Byrne for
taking first place in the Mini-Documentary category at the 2016
Michigan Student Broadcast Awards with their production titled "Shaped
by Flames." Produced as a class project in the Documentary course
in Fall 2015, "Shaped by Flames" explores a chapter of Hope College
and the City of Holland history through the lens of the well-known VanRaalte
Hall fire in 1980 and its continuing impact on the community. Watch
it on YouTube.