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  • Brittany Lock – What YOU Can Do With a Commu…

    March 2, 2016 Arbiter Brittany Lock Junior Communication Student, Brittany Lock, is already producing and hosting on live television! Lock utilizes her degree to create a television show that airs on BTV Cable One channel 60, University Television Productions, YouTube and Facebook. Lock is a Communication junior who works with other Comm students to bring the episodes to life; although she produces ...
  • Talkin’ Broncos Continue Undefeated Season a…

    March 2, 2016 The Department of Communication would love to congratulate the Talkin’ Broncos on their win at the 2016 Scheller Invitational continuing their undefeated 2015-2016 season! The 2016 Scheller Invitational took place on January 29-31st in Forest Grove, Oregon. The Talkin’ Broncos competed against 28 other colleges and successfully took top awards. They had 5 of the ...
  • What YOU Can Do With a Communication Degree!

    March 1, 2016 Meet Communication Graduate Student, Kayla Griffin who explains why her Comm degree helped to bridge the gap between an education and her dreams. All I have ever wanted to do with my life is rescue animals and paint. I chose a degree in Communication because it was the only department that allowed me to pursue any ...
  • Boise State’s Director of Talkin’ Bron…

    January 7, 2016 Manda Hicks portrait Dr. Manda Hicks, Director of Boise State Forensics, hosts Skype lecture periods with the Highland High School speech and debate team in Pocatello, Idaho. The students generate questions before and during the Skype session, and Dr. Hicks uses these questions for an informal lecture period lasting from 40-60 minutes. Dr. Hicks also hosts the students on ...
  • PRSSA Student Emma Award Winner

    December 22, 2015 Emma Award Karina Bergen, wins the Emma Award for an outstanding PRSSA member for service above the call of duty, Fall 2015.
  • Boise Police Department and Small Group Communicat…

    December 17, 2015 The Boise Police Department shows gratitude to our Communication 356 students on their Facebook page: “Such a nice visit from the students of Boise State’s Comm 356 Small Group Communication class this week. They delivered handwritten cards and pastries, and showed officers their service project video thanking law enforcement officers for all that they do. Thank ...
  • Annual Communication 101 Speech Showcase Event

    December 9, 2015 Speech Showcase On December 9th, the Department of Communication, in association with Lambda Pi Eta (Communication Honor Society), sponsored the Communication 101 Speech Showcase Event. Lambda Pi Eta selected six students from Comm 101 classes to present Persuasive or Informative speeches at the Showcase.  Judges included Mary Rolfing, Boise State University; Michelle Bennett, College of Western Idaho; and ...
  • Mahaffrey Trophy lives in Comm Department another …

    November 19, 2015 For the fifth consecutive year, the Department of Communication is delighted that our Talkin’ Broncos won the Mahaffey Memorial Tournament, and brought the trophy home for another year of residence at Boise State! The Talkin’ Broncos continue their undefeated 2015-2016 season at the 85th annual Mahaffey Memorial Tournament Nov. 13–15 in McMinville, Oregon. Taking top awards ...
  • Talkin’ Broncos Maintain Championship Title

    October 14, 2015 Talkin-Broncos Our nationally recognized Speech and Debate team faced tougher competition in Portland, Oregon over the weekend at the Lewis and Clark’s Steve Hunt Classic. Their successes crowned them with a tournament’s top individual event competitor, along with top awards in other categories. Director of forensics, Manda Hicks, proudly looks to the future with her champions. “This ...
  • National Champs make NBC Nightly News!

    April 6, 2015 TalkinBroncos NBC Nightly News broadcasts, “don’t forget Boise State speech and debate team. They are fierce. The so-called talking broncos just argued their way to a third straight national title.” Additionally, Dr. Manda Hicks was quoted in a Wall Street Journal Article suggesting “…people would be surprised at the amount of practice and actual muscle memory that goes ...