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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

Catherine Bednarz

Catherine Bednarz

Associate Lecturer

Department
Communication

Elizabeth Feldman

Elizabeth Feldman

Lecturer

Department
Communication

Erich Hochstrasser

Erich Hochstrasser

Associate Lecturer, Communications

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

Timothy Miller

Timothy Miller

Associate 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

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Associate Lecturer

Department
Communication

Phone

Email
kevin.smith@curry.edu

Sarah Tardif

Sarah Tardif

Associate Lecturer, Communications

Department
Communication

Keri Thompson

Keri Thompson

Associate Lecturer, Communications

Department
Communication

Kirsten Whitten

Kirsten Whitten

Lecturer

Department
Communication

Highlights in Communication

Students produce a newscast in Hirsh Communication Center

Video: Hirsh Communication Center Turns 20

Thursday, October 21 officially marked the 20th anniversary of the Hirsh Communication Center. From communication students producing newscasts off campus at Milton Public Access, to creating hundreds of shows of all types in our very own fully equipped HDTV Studio, we've come a long way in 20 years!
Lisa Bello '04 sings the National Anthem at the Red Sox vs. Yankees game in September of 2021

Lisa Bello ’04 Turns Self-Discovery at Curry into Illustrious Career

Lisa Bello ’04 was convinced that she would never go to college. In her mind, the military was the only place for her to be accepted and to thrive…that is, until she discovered Curry College.
Hailey Bishop ‘22

PR Student Hailey Bishop ’22 Publishes Fashion Article in styleboston

Whether we realize it or not, fashion plays a key role in our everyday lives. This is especially true for communication major Hailey Bishop ‘22 whose passion for fashion dates back to her formative years. And although she has been writing about the latest styles and trends in the industry for nearly a decade, Bishop recently took the next big step toward her dream career after Curry.
Curry College's newest faculty members for 2021-2022 pose for a group shot

Welcome New Faculty! 2021-2022

The Curry College community welcomes our newest faculty members to campus for the 2021-2022 academic year. They are enthusiastic and ready to empower our students to excel, dedicating themselves to success inside and outside the classroom.
Jack Valor '22 is spent his summer in sunny Florida as an intern at Univision Miami

Photo Story: Curry Students Gain Valuable Career Experience Through Summer Internships

Curry students were career-focused in the summer of 2021, completing internships in science, healthcare, business and global finance, sports, media, criminal justice and more.
A Sportswriter in the Making, Jesse Cinquini '22 Covers Historic New York Knicks Season

A Sportswriter in the Making, Jesse Cinquini '22 Covers Historic New York Knicks Season

This spring, the New York Knicks clinched a playoff spot for the first time in nearly a decade and Jesse Cinquini '22 was among a team of sportswriters covering the historic event. The basketball enthusiast and communication major works as a features writer for The Knicks Wall and contributes to SB Nation's Grizzly Bear Blues, covering the Memphis Grizzlies and CelticsBlog, covering the Boston Celtics, among other news outlets.
Class of 2021 Conclude Extraordinary College Experience in Commencement Celebration

Class of 2021 Conclude Extraordinary College Experience in Commencement Celebration

On a summer-like day, Curry College honored 687 graduates from the Class of 2021 in its 141st Commencement celebration. The ceremony, to which graduates were allowed to invite two guests, was live streamed today from the Walter M. Katz field to approximately 2,300 family members, friends, alumni, faculty and staff among other Curry community members.
Curry College Celebrates the Class of 2020 in Historic In-Person Commencement

Curry College Celebrates the Class of 2020 in Historic In-Person Commencement

Curry College honored 689 graduates from the Class of 2020 in its 140th Commencement celebration on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The ceremony, to which graduates were allowed to invite two guests, was live-streamed from the Walter M. Katz field to approximately 800 family members, friends, alumni, faculty and staff among other Curry community members. The in-person ceremony was especially cherished after a year-plus of adversity and uncertainty stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, including an unprecedented remote final semester at the College last spring.
52nd Annual Awards Day Celebrates the Best of Curry College

52nd Annual Awards Day Celebrates the Best of Curry College

This month, the College honored the best and brightest during its 52nd Annual Curry College Awards Recognition Ceremony, which was held as a week-long social media campaign to honor the amazing accomplishments of the 2020-21 academic year. Beyond excelling in a year like no other, the award-winners were honored for their notable achievements in academics, athletics, arts, service, and social justice.

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