New & Noteworthy
Communication faculty spotlights Natchez in new ‘Hidden History’ publication
A fourth book in the Mississippi “Hidden History” series has been published by a Mississippi State faculty member and journalism advisor. Joshua K. Foreman, an instructor in MSU’s communication department and advisor to The Reflector student newspaper, has released “Hidden History of Natchez,” co-written with Ryan Starrett—a fellow Jackson native and Foreman’s childhood friend.
New MSU Speaking Center assists students with public speaking skills
A new university-wide resource is now available for Mississippi State students and employees who wish to improve their speaking skills.
College of Arts and Sciences alumnae wins national award, credits MSU’s Dept of Communication for solid foundation
Anisa Sullivan Jimenez, a 2002 graduate of Mississippi State University, is the recipient of a National School Public Relations Association Front-Runner Award, one of four presented annually. Jimenez is the recipient for the Southeastern region.
Nancy Dorman-Hickson received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 1982. After graduating from MSU, Dorman-Hickson went to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and earned a master's in Communication.
Chuck Dunlap received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 1999 from Mississippi State University and received his Master of Business Administration in 2004 from The University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Giles Lindley, a native of Jackson, Miss., is a professor in the Department of Communication’s communication and media studies concentration. Lindley is a graduate of MSU’s Department of Philosophy and Religion, and he received a Master of Divinity from Duke, an MA and PhD in Communication from the University of Southern Mississippi.