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Communication students to present research

Geneva College faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the Communication Process Poster Session on Wednesday, April 30 from 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. in the Benedum Room of Alexander Hall. This event provides an opportunity for students to present their research in applying a communication theory to a cultural artifact.

“Communication process has been a really interesting class, giving us the opportunity to learn about various theories of how we connect to and communicate with other people,” said junior Zachary Sheldon. “It has been a fascinating study and, personally, I’m really excited to talk to people about Cultivation Theory.”

Nine student pairs from the Communication Process class will display their posters. These students have also been encouraged to present their finding at the Pennsylvania Communication Association’s annual conference.

“Writing our paper and preparing the poster has really taught me the value of research,” said junior Richard Louther. “Everyone in class has done great scholarly work in preparation for this event.”

The Poster Session includes, but is not limited to:

  • “Cultivation Theory in Scream” by Zac Rorick and Zachary Sheldon
  • “Relational Dialectics in 500 Days of Summer” by Caitlin Ritzheimer, Leslie Shipman and Abby Bailey
  • “Communication Accommodation Theory in Seinfeld” by Evan Wilt and Katie Grunza
  • “Genderlect Theory in When Harry Met Sally” by Richard Louther and Holly Vizino

Geneva College invites students to accept the challenge of an academically excellent, Christ-centered and affordable education. Offering nearly 40 undergraduate majors, Adult Degree Programs with fully online and campus-based options, and seven graduate degrees, programs are recognized for their high quality. U.S. News & World Report ranks Geneva as a Top 10 Best Value in the North Region with one of the Top 100 engineering programs in the nation. Adhering to the inerrancy of Scripture, a Geneva education is grounded in God’s word as well as in a core curriculum designed to prepare students vocationally to think, write and communicate well in today’s world.


 

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