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Spring 2018 Newsletter

The Voice, Activism & Democracy Symposium held February 27, 2018, featured panel discussions with elected officials, grassroots organizers, activist scholars, & students.

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Voice, Activism, and Democracy: Harriet Elliott Lecture Series

Communication Studies hosted the Harriett Elliott Lecture Series for the Spring 2017 semester.

 Wednesday, March 29, 2017 • 6:00pm • School of Education Building • Room 114
  • Lawrence Frey Takin’ it to the Streets & the Seats: Communication Activism Research & Teaching for Social Justice

Thursday, March 30, 2017 • Curry Auditorium 9:30am – 10:45 am • Activism and Scholarship: Bringing Community Activism to Students

  • Lori Britt • Deliberative Democracy: Shaping Spaces That Give Citizens Voice in Public-Problem-Solving
  • Billie Murray • Crossing Lines: Navigating the Perils and Promises of Activist-Scholarship & Allyship
  • Armond Towns • What’s this “Social Media” in Social Media Activism? Articulating Media & Antiracist Activism

11:00am – 12:15pm • Women in Greensboro: Communicating for Social Change

  • Valerie Warren • Community Activist & Community Engagement Director for Greensboro Participatory Budgeting
  • Mo Kessler • Community Activist & Renaissance Community Coop Board Member
  • Casey Thomas • Community Activist & Renaissance Community Coop Board Member

2:00pm – 3:15pm • Student Speakout • Led by Billie Murray

Harriett Elliott Lecture Series Flyer 2017


Spring 2016 Newsletter


Time to LEAD: Leadership, Exploration & Discovery

The Spring 2016 CST 460 (Leadership and Facilitation) students are writing blogs in a series being featured by the Center for Creative Leadership! Check out the first blog, share, and please come back for a new post every Friday! Congratulations to Jessica Keenan and Katie Talmon (our first blog authors) and to the entire “Leadership and Facilitation” class as they have all worked hard to get to this point! The first blog features our very own inspirational Dr. Killian Manning!