Our Department boasts some of the most amazing alumni. We love sharing what our alumni are up to after graduation and beyond!
Kristi Brown received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 1992 from Mississippi State University. Brown grew up in Collierville, Tenn. and then moved to Starkville, Miss. in the 9th grade. She has resided here ever since, now working for Tennessee Valley Authority as a Regional Consultant in Economic Development in the MS region of TVA. Brown also has her own life coaching and speaking business, Upside Brown Consulting.
Santana Brown Ware
Santana Brown Ware received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Broadcasting and Public Relations from Mississippi State University in 2008. Ware received her Master of Public Policy and Administration in 2011 from MSU as well. A native of Starkville, Miss., Ware currently resides in DeSoto, Texas and recently started working as Program Coordinator for Clayton Youth Enrichment in Mesquite, Texas.
Katie Corban received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 2008 from Mississippi State University. She returned to MSU and received her Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs in 2011. The Tupelo, Miss., native now resides in Starkville, Miss., serving as Marketing and Communications Director for Student Affairs and Access, Diversity, and Inclusion at MSU.
Our department hosts four advisory boards divided by concentration areas. Each advisory board meets with its respective concentration faculty members once a year to discuss and collaborate about vision and strategy for our department.
For more information about each board, contact:
Dr. Melody Fisher / Public Relations / firstname.lastname@example.org
Tonya Hays, MFA / Theatre / email@example.com
Dr. Pete Smith / Communication & Media Studies / firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Kevin Williams / Broadcast & Digital Journalism / email@example.com
Dr. Philip Poe / Print & Digital Journalism / firstname.lastname@example.org
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We hope you will always cherish your experiences at Mississippi State University, especially the times you spent in McComas Hall. When you reflect back on your time on campus, we hope it always brings a smile to your face. We are proud of your accomplishments and grateful you represent the Department of Communication as an esteemed alumnus.
We would love to stay in contact with you and keep you informed about the department as you navigate throughout your next journey. Please update your contact information with the Alumni Association below. If you have interest in coming back for a campus visit or want to talk to students, please let us know. We would love to have you back on campus!
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