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A variety of students in various disciplines pursuing a Communication Degree at Curry College

Discover Degrees and Programs in Communication

One of Curry College's largest and most diverse programs, communication provides a solid foundation in theory and analysis combined with hands-on courses where you learn the craft of your chosen concentration. In our major, minors, concentrations and numerous elective classes, you're sure to find the communication-related offering that best fits your professional goals.

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Jayson Baker

Jayson Baker

Associate Professor, Communication

Department
Communication

Ken Carberry

Kenneth Carberry

Assistant Professor, Communication

Department
Communication

Jean-Paul DiSciscio

Jean-Paul DiSciscio

Assistant Professor

Department
Communication

DL Garren

DL Garren

Professor

Department
Communication

Jerry Gibbs

Jerry Gibbs

Professor

Department
Communication

Melissa Kagen

Melissa Kagen

Assistant Professor, Communications

Department
Communication

Robert MacDougall

Robert MacDougall

Professor

Department
Communication

Brenda Wrigley

Brenda Wrigley

Professor

Department
Communication

Hanna Baranchuk

Hanna Baranchuk

Lecturer

Department
Communication

John Barrett

John Barrett

Senior Lecturer, Communication

Department
Communication

Elizabeth Feldman

Elizabeth Feldman

Lecturer

Department
Communication

Nina Hofman

Nina Hofman

Lecturer

Department
Communication

Marcy Holbrook

Marcy Holbrook

Senior Lecturer, Communications

Department
Communication

Laurie Lesser

Laurie Lesser

Lecturer

Department
Communication

James Matte

James Matte

Senior Lecturer, Communications

Department
Communication

Vicki Nelson

Vicki Nelson

Senior Lecturer, Communications

Department
Communication

Dina O'Brien

Dina O'Brien

Lecturer

Department
Communication

Sarah Rozene

Sarah Rozene

Lecturer

Department
Communication

William Shanahan

William Shanahan

Lecturer

Department
Communication

Sarah Tardif

Sarah Tardif

Associate Lecturer, Communications

Department
Communication

Daniel Weidknecht

Daniel Weidknecht

Associate Lecturer

Department
Communication

Kirsten Whitten

Kirsten Whitten

Lecturer

Department
Communication

Highlights in Communication

The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics awarded Person of the Year for 2021-2022

53rd Annual Awards Recognition Ceremony Celebrates the Best of Curry College

Curry College honored the best and brightest during its 53rd Annual Awards Recognition Celebration. Over 60 awards were bestowed upon deserving recipients, highlighting the amazing feats achieved in academics, student life, the arts, and athletics.
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Jake Force ’21 Wins Best Web News Article Award in National Media Competition

Last week, communication graduate Jake Force ’21 was recognized for writing the best web news article in the country by the National Electronic Media Association (NEMA/NBS-AERho) at its 80th Annual Convention.
Luke Robitaille ’22

Strong Ambition, Faculty Connections Help Luke Robitaille '22 Land Dream Job with New England Revolution

Months before he and his classmates walk across the stage at Commencement, Luke Robitaille ’22 has already secured his post-graduation career plans. The senior Communication major is a full-time Digital Content Producer for the New England Revolution, a role he accepted during the fall 2021 semester.
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Curry Community Gathers Together to Discuss Diversity, Inclusion, and Caring

Over 1,600 students, faculty, and staff gathered virtually as a community on February 25 for honest, reflective, and productive speeches and conversations at an event titled, “Showing Up for Each Other: Becoming Authentic; Allies, Advocates, and Accountability Partners.”
Laurie Lessage ’10

Laurie Lessage ’10 Named CFO of Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC

Laurie Lessage ’10 was named Chief Financial Officer at Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City. The 125-year-old nonprofit is the nation’s first and the city’s largest youth mentoring organization with the mission to build and support mentoring relationships to ignite the biggest possible futures for youth.
Samantha Valletta

Actor and Producer Samantha Valletta ‘13 Gives Back to the Community with New Short Film

Communication alum and actor/producer Samantha Valletta '13 is giving back to the state of Massachusetts in a big way. In an upcoming short film, “Let Tomorrow Be,” Samantha teamed up with rising North Shore filmmaker Peter Nogueira, benefiting a variety of Massachusetts small businesses, which were drastically impacted throughout the course of the pandemic.
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Communication Student, Alums Announced as Finalists in National Competition

A short film and a web news series by Curry communication program alumni and a COM student were named among the finalists in the Annual Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition led by the National Electronic Media Association.
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Year in Review: Our Top 21 News Stories in 2021

The Curry College community rallied together in 2021 to accomplish great things and make this year memorable despite the continuing pandemic. As we look forward to 2022, here are the top 21 stories from another unforgettable year.
Milton, MA

Milton Ranked Safest College Town in America

For the second straight year, Milton, Massachusetts, home of Curry College's Milton Campus, has been ranked 'Safest College Town in America.' The latest 2021 rankings were published by SafeWise in their annual national report on public safety, "Safest Cities in America.” Milton topped the list of over 400 college towns due to lows in violent crime rate and a property crime rate, according to FBI statistics.

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