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Helping the Community through Experiential Learning

Department of Communication Studies

Mike Halliwell’s Spring 2017 Persuasion Theory class developed persuasive campaigns to raise money for local charities. Read more about their experiential learning projects here.  

 

Ahmed Dadzie wins Dean’s Graduate Award for Excellence

College of Arts and Sciences 

Communication Studies MA student Ahmed Dadzie received the Spring 2017 Dean’s Graduate Award for Excellence. The award is presented to a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences who exemplifies exceptional academic achievement, integrity, leadership, and service to the NMSU community. Ahmed is a Spring 2017 graduate of the Communication Studies MA program.  

 

Merj Hemp is Passionate about Making a Difference

Communication Studies Alumna is successful author, motivational speaker, and community engagement specialist

After graduating from NMSU, Merj created the Complicated Conversations Post-9/11 Project, a self-funded program in which she engages members of different communities in difficult conversations about the most pressing issues facing Americans and people around the world today. Among her most notable accomplishments are her Let’s Talk (It’s Time America) podcast and her #jump4thevets skydiving events.

 

In Fall 2016, NMSU hosted HARVEST: An evening of song, dance, and ceremony with Robert Mirabal.

Mirabal, a Pueblo musician from Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, is a two-time Grammy winner and a world-renowned Native American flute player. The event was sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Music, and the Military and Veterans Program.

 

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