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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

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

Eli Singer

Eli Singer

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

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.
Culminating Research, Projects Presented at 2021 Academic Forum

Culminating Research, Projects Presented at 2021 Academic Forum

Every spring, Curry College students have the opportunity to present their academic research, creative portfolios, and other culminating projects to the College community including faculty, staff, and fellow students at the annual Academic Forum. This year, the event took place virtually on April 21 and featured nearly 40 student presentations across all majors and stages in the iterative process of discovery and academic inquiry.
Young Alumni Return (Virtually) to Campus to Share Advice and Mentor Students

Young Alumni Return (Virtually) to Campus to Share Advice and Mentor Students

In a series of unique (virtual) events this spring, dozens of young alumni have Zoomed back to Curry to offer career advice and share life lessons learned with current students, from incoming first-year to graduating seniors.
‘Industry Nights’ Help Students Make Key Job Connections

‘Industry Nights’ Help Students Make Key Job Connections

In the last three weeks, more than 100 employers met virtually with Curry College students to network and potentially fill hundreds of open positions, from internships to part and full-time jobs. The new "Industry Night" career fair series led by the Center for Career Development featured five virtual events organized by industry to allow students of related majors to meet with potential employers from their desired career fields.
https://www.curry.edu/about-us/news-and-events/news/industry-nights-help-students-make-key-job-connections

New Minors Expand Career Pathways for Students

This week as students begin to meet with their academic advisors to plan for fall classes and review academic goals, they can now consider adding a new minor. The College recently added art therapy, critical inequality studies, finance, photography, and video gaming studies to its academic catalog, all of which are designed to help students explore interests, build skills, and expand career pathways.
Early Job Offers and Top Choice Graduate School Acceptances Pave Way for Class of 2021

Early Job Offers and Top Choice Graduate School Acceptances Pave Way for Class of 2021

They might only be halfway through their last semester at the College, but many graduating seniors are already making plans for their next steps after graduating in May.

Take the next step

We're excited you're considering our outstanding Curry College academic programs and look forward to helping you reach your career goals.