We focus on communication processes and their effects on individuals and organizations. The Department of Communication studies how we create, distribute, and interpret messages through media systems, while gaining hands-on experience in crafting and publishing persuasive messages.
Department of Communication
A student’s busy academic schedule and rigorous field of study are often what come to mind when thinking about a collegiate education. But Virginia Tech students spend the vast majority of their time outside the classroom. The Division of Student Affairs created the Keystone Experience to capture what they learn during that time.
The contest, titled “My Virginia Tech Values: An Essay Event,” asked students to submit essays around this prompt: What does it mean to you to live a life of service and how do you make life choices that embody this value?
From reality shows like “America’s Got Talent” and “Who Do You Think You Are” to feature films like “Enchanted” and “Tropic Thunder,” Tim Leaton has a diverse portfolio focused on movie production and editing.
The Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER) recognizes Marlene Preston, associate professor of Communication, for designing relevant courses...
Virginia Tech alumnus Tony Hardmon ... click above to read more.
Dr. Marlene Preston and Ms. Brandi Quesenberry ... click above to read more.
Information Sessions On Transferring Into The Department of Communication
- Monday, May 2nd at 12:15pm
- Tuesday, May 3rd at 12:45pm
*all sessions will be held in Shanks 233
College Event Calendar
- Apr 29 - Apr 29 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM AHRM Hands-On, Minds-On Celebration
- Apr 29 - Apr 29 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Writing Center Newman Library Spanish Conversation Group
- Apr 29 - Apr 29 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM McBryde Hall 655 "Documentary Film-making as Social Praxis"
- Apr 29 - Apr 29 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Theatre 101 Auditions: Clybourne Park
- Apr 29 - Apr 29 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PK's on Main St. Classics Table