Communication Day highlights ways effective communication comes in clutch


By Jaime North, Digital Marketing Specialist

Bloomsburg University’s National Communication Association Student Club (NCASC) recently hosted its annual Communication Day, a single-day conference designed to bring together researchers and presenters from across the university.

Presentations this year focused on “What can I do now? When effective communication comes in clutch.”

  • Communication Do’s and Don’ts for Virtual Employment Interviews — Janet Reynolds Bodenman, Department of Communication Studies
  • Gift of Life Challenge — Mary King, Department of Communication Studies, with students from the Communication Health Campaigns course.
  • Between Hope and Despair: Communicating Climate Change — Eric Miller, Department of Communication Studies
  • The Basics of Savings and Investing — James Petre, Department of Communication Studies
  • Elevator Pitches — Elizabeth Petre, Department of Communication Studies
  • Where are we now? — Alumni panel with Kate Armstrong, Courtney Enderline, Owen Faecher, and Jordyn Payne
  • Speak Out! — Panel with LGBTQA Resource Center
  • The Effects of Stigma on Parenting Children with a Mental Health Diagnosis — Sam Ferrante, audiology and speech-language pathology major, health communication minor
  • T-R-E-N-D: What Wordle Teaches Us About Viral Video Games and Public Communication — David Heineman, Department of Communication Studies
  • No Need to Wait! How social media can help you now get in position to land a job when you graduate — Jaime North, Office of Marketing and Communications
  • Join the Great Debate on Critical Race Theory in Higher Education — Frederick Douglass Debate Society with Robert Green, Department of Communication Studies
  • Getting the Point Across: Voter Engagement and the BU Experience — Tim Pelton, Office of Civic Engagement
  • Hazing — Marina Patterson and Julie Mulligan
  • Cancel Culture: Cancel or Keep — Speakers’ Forum with Lambda Pi Eta (Lindsay Garnel, Tamayah Jenkins, Eric Nock, Marina Patterson, Jonathan Roe, Zachary Thomas, and Natalia Warfel)


Communication Day '22

Communication Day was sponsored by the NCASC and Department of Communication Studies.