Category: News & Happenings

Learn the latest happenings in the Department of Communications Studies.

Social Media Management at Belmont

By: Natalie Jones Did you know that Belmont launched a new bachelor’s degree this fall? This year, Belmont was one of the first colleges in the nation to unveil a Social Media Management program. Students are now able to major and minor in social media! Social Media is a huge part of our day-to-day life …

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How to Overcome Conflict in a Long-Distance Relationship

By: Caroline Rulon Long-distance relationships are hard, but why make them harder than they need to be? Research shows that certain tactics and approaches to long-distance communication can make all the difference in relational satisfaction. By adjusting how you approach conflict and identifying your goals before initiating an argument, you may just find yourself in …

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Lambda Pi Eta Inducts New Members

On Thursday, October 1, Belmont’s chapter of Lambda Pi Eta inducted 30 new members. Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). Lambda Pi Eta has over 400 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. It was founded in 1985 at the University of Arkansas …

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Introducing…Professor Michelle Shaw

By: Natalie Jones Michelle E. Shaw is a Nashville native who recently joined Belmont’s Communication Studies Department. Professor Shaw earned her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Journalism; a Master of Divinity, with a concentration in ethics and homiletics; and a Master of Theology, with a concentration in homiletics. Currently she is a doctoral …

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How Belmont IABC Can Help Students Get a Head Start in the Communications Industry

Belmont IABC

By Luke Worsham Belmont’s chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators still plans to provide communications students the chance to connect with industry professionals during the fall semester, though those connections will have to be digital, for now. IABC is a national organization that assists communication professionals in networking and sharing best practices. Belmont’s …

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Lambda Pi Eta Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for Belmont’s chapter of the National Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta (LPH). LPH is associated with the National Communication Association and has over 400 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. Becoming an inducted member distinguishes you nationally alongside of other outstanding students in the field and enables you to …

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Belmont USA Info Sessions

If you’re interested in studying for a semester in on of our extension programs in Washington DC, New York, California or Oregon, now is the time to be learning about Belmont USA! Many Corporate Communication and Communication Studies have spent a summer in New York, California, DC, or Oregon with the Belmont USA program.  Below …

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