Communication Studies

Calendar of Events

August 2016




Monday, August 15, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. in Trask Coliseum

Convocation followed by Hoggard Lawn Picnic.


The Seahawk meeting

Monday, from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in Leutze Hall Room 141.

The Seahawk, UNCW's student-run newspaper holds meetings every Monday.

17 Fist Day of Class

Atlantis Magazine Club Meetings

Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00 p.m. in CIS Building 1012.

Atlantis Magazine at UNCW would like to invite PCOM and COM students to our first Atlantis Club meeting. This is a great opportunity to learn about publishing and gain hands-on experience in the art of making a magazine. Atlantis Club Meetings will be every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in CIS Building 1012 and will feature workshops, guest speakers, fun activities, events, and more.

Atlantis Magazine's Submission Deadline for its Fall 2016 issue is also fast approaching. Students are invited to submit their fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and photography for selection in the Fall 2016 issue by September 18th at


Involvement Carnival

Wednesday, August 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Premier of On the Air

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Lumina Theatre in the Fisher Student Center.

Come out and see an original feature film sponsored by TealTV, created by a crew of twenty-five students and forty cast members (including our very own David Bollinger and COM students/alumni).


Communication Studies Society Meeting

Monday, August 29th at 6:30 p.m. in Leutze Hall 111.

Please make sure to attend the first meeting to meet the new board members and to not miss out on free pizza! You will get your first CSS points and hear about all the opportunities and events we have this semester.

Also, the Involvement Carnival is on Wednesday, August 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., stop by our table in the Campus Commons!

In order to stay up to date with all the CSS events, please follow us on Facebook- Communication Studies Society, Instagram and Twitter – uncwcss and on the CSS Website-

Questions? Contact Farzona Usmanova at 


CIE Student Engagement Mixer

Tuesday, August 30 at 6:00 p.m. at the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (803 S College Road).

This is a chance for you to meet with local tenants, business owners, and entrepreneurs to hear their stories and expand your own network. This event will be held on

Email to register.

May 2016


Commencement 2016

Department of Communication Studies Graduation Reception!

Saturday, May 07 at 11:00 a.m. in Kenan Auditorium.

It will be held before the main CAS Commencement Ceremony so you can and are encouraged to attend both! If you are graduating or walking this Spring you should have received an email with details. For more information visit

March 2016


COM Studies Day 2016

Friday March 18th

10:00 a.m. Morning Panel - Leutze Hall TV Studio

12:15 p.m. Dress for Success Fashion Show - Warwick Center Ballroom

2:00 p.m. Afternoon Panel - Leutze Hall TV Studio

Don't pass up this opportunity to interact with a panel of COM alumni that can't wait toprovide you within valuable insight they have gained from their experiences in their career field, and more importantly,from the UNCW COM department. Are you having trouble figuring out what career path COM has to offer you? Come check out COM Studies Day!


14th annual Dress for Success Fashion Show

Friday, March 18th

12:15 p.m. Warwick Ballroom Center

14th annual Dress for Success Fashion Show, sponsored by the Communication Studies Society! Take a seat by the runway and watch your fellow students showcase how to get a Job or No Job through the business casual and professional clothes they wear. The event is free and open to the general public. For more information, visit or UNCWdressforsuccess on Facebook.



Advising notices have been emailed. Look for a message form or … check your Clutter folder!


Make the Most of Your Major (MMOM)

Monday, March 14th at 6:00 p.m. Leutze Hall 143

COM Studies Society will be hosting Make the Most of Your Major. Make sure to attend to hear COM professors speak about summer and fall 2016 course offerings!

February 2016

WingSpan Returns for Season 2

Produced entirely by a small group of students in our own department, WingSpan has launched its second season. The new season's format has expanded to include on-location interviews and background information, a Chancellor Chat with UNCW Chancellor Sartarelli, and a Student Spotlight showcasing student learning initiatives.

Episode 1 discussed the heroin epidemic in the Cape Fear region. Watch Episode 1 and all previous episodes online at and on TLN Sundays at 9:00 a.m. and Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

Follow WingSpan on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @uncwingspan





Come to the COFFEE CABARET @ STUDIO 125. Sip a hot beverage "on the house" and enjoy original poems, monologues, scenes, and songs created and performed by UNCW students as a Performance Practicum project.

Friday, February 26 @ 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 27 @ 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 28 @ 2:00 p.m.

Location: Leutze Hall TV Studio - LH 125

TICKETS: Free for students, all others $8.00.

Students must pick up tickets in Leutze Hall 226, please bring a valid student ID.

All others must purchase tickets by following the link: Coffee Cabaret Tickets


Project Protégé Meet and Greet event

Tuesday, February 23

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Arts Center (downtown Wilmington)

The Project Protégé mentoring program is back with an opportunity for you to meet with local professionals in a variety of communication-related fields. Practice your networking skills and learn about opportunities to intern or volunteer in the area. Connect with UNCW grads and other communication practitioners in thereal estate, nonprofits, event planning, public relations/advertising/IMC, and media fields.

This event is free andopen to ALL MAJORS. Light appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available to those 21+. No RSVP is required. Free parking is available in the BAC parking lot on N. 4th St. (across from the BAC) and on the street. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Jennifer Chin at We hope to see you there!


Powerful Monologues for Good Causes.

2016 production of theVagina Monologues at UNCW on Feb. 10that 7:00 p.m. and Feb. 14that 3:00 p.m. Student tickets are $8 and non-student tickets at $10. Tickets are available at Sharky's or online at etix. Proceeds from the production of UNCW'sVagina Monologues are donated to the Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc ( and the Carousel Center for Abused Children (


Join COM Studies Society at their meeting on Monday, February 8th at 6:00 p.m. in Leutze 143. Find out details about the #AskASenior Panel, the Project Protege meet and greet event, MMOM, the Dress for Success Fashion Show, and a food drive service project to earn CSS points!

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