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NDSU COMM Week 2014 Activities and Speakers

NDSU COMM Week 2014





TUESDAY, April 22, 2014

Bison Information Network (BIN) and SUTV News, Mr. Rich Lodewyk, Advisor

Remote broadcast from in-front of the NDSU Bookstore; with interviews with Mike Dragosovich, President Bresciani, Provost Rafert and other dignitaries.

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., NDSU Bookstore, Memorial Union


Department of Communication

Department Alumnus and CEO of Spotlight Media Mr. Mike Dragosavich will provide a keynote address and interaction with students.

12:30 p.m.-2 p.m., Century Theatre, Memorial Union (desserts before/ after provided outside of Century Theatre)


Department of Communication

Department of Communication Commemorative Photo with students, faculty and staff (Dan Koeck, photographer)

2:30 p.m., outside in front of Bison statue on Albrecht Boulevard.


NDSU Chapter, Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Dr. Amy O’Connor and Kate Gronewold, Co-Advisors

Public Relations Student Society of America “COMM WEEK Kickoff” student, alumni, communication professional networking event

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Mandan, Memorial Union


Department of Communication

Informal alumni and faculty gathering (invitations sent by Facebook and email)

7:30 p.m., Buffalo Wild Wings, 19th Avenue North

WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014

NDSU Lincoln Speech and Debate Society, Mr. Keith Bistodeau, Advisor

NDSU Forensic team members will showcase their national qualifying public speaking and interpretive events.

8 a.m.-9 a.m., South Engineering 116


Advertising Club with Dr. Elizabeth Crawford, adviser; Jenna Currie Mueller, assistant director; and Dr. Najla Amundson, consultant

National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) Showcase

11 a.m., Peace Garden, Memorial Union



Department of Communication

Departmental Colloquium: “Celebrity Culture and the Environment,” Mark Meister

Noon-1 p.m., Room of Nations, Memorial Union

THURSDAY, April 24, 2014

Department of Communication

Faculty and Departmental Advisory Board meeting

8 a.m.-10 a.m., Lark, Memorial Union


Department of Communication

Faculty and Student Roundtable Discussion on Teaching and Learning

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Rose, Memorial Union


LGBTQ Programs

Seminar Topic on Intersexuality and Queer Theory

1 p.m., Arikara, Memorial Union

FRIDAY, April 25, 2014

NDSU Chapter of Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) and students from Dr. Charles Okigbo’s COMM 320 class

Research Roundtable: The NDSU Global Media Project.

10 a.m.-noon, Klefstad Room, McGovern Alumni Center.



Mike Dragosavich, NDSU Alumni and CEO of Spotlight Media, will visit the department and meet with students on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 

12:45-1:30 p.m.: Dessert reception for Mike ALL UNDERGRADUATES ARE ENGOURAGED TO ATTEND (outside the Century Theatre in the Union/Butte Lounge)

1:30-2:30 p.m.: Mike’s Keynote “Advice” for the “Keys for Success in the Communication Profession” (Century Theatre)

2:30-3:30 p.m.: Informal interaction between Mike and all interested students (Century Theatre)

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Department of Communication
Phone: (701) 231-7705 • Fax: (701) 231-7784
Physical Address: Minard 338 • N. University Dr. & Centennial Blvd. • Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing Address: Department #2310 • P.O. Box 6050 • Fargo, ND 58108

Last Updated: Monday, December 29, 2014 1:27:22 PM