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The Department of Communication at Virginia Tech focuses on communication processes and their effects on individuals, organizations, culture, and society. Faculty and students create, distribute, and interpret messages through media systems. Students build knowledge and skills for future study and work in public relations, multimedia journalism or communication studies.

Department of Communication presents


Feb 17-24

For more information students should visit the Comm Majors Scholar site and refer to the Comm Career Week flyer.  


Schedule of Events

COMM Career Week – Schedule of Events

Sat., Feb. 21




PRSSA COMM Connections


Monday, Feb. 23




What's Your Path, Find Yourself, Explore Your Options, Discover Your Path -- Ms. Becca Scott, Career Services

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Online Interviewing – Ms. Brandi Quesenberry

Shanks 180


Drop-in Career Advising – All faculty



Juniors-- Academic and Pre-professional Considerations for Your Senior Year -- Dr. Marlene Preston

Shanks 160


Flash Advising -- Career Services

Shanks Atrium

Tuesday, Feb 24



10:00 -4:00

Career Services:  Spring Connection Job Fair

(See next page – List of recruiters asking for COMM)


Thursday, Feb. 26




Using Social Media to Establish a Professional Presence/Brand -- Dr. Brandi Watkins & Dr. Jenn Mackay

Shanks 180


#Homeis "the Comm Department and the 2015 Bateman Team "Hug the Hokie Bird" Guinness Book event

(rehearsal previous Sunday -- contact Dr. Kelly McBride)

Shanks Atrium


Calling all Comm Students, Faculty and Staff!! 

Help us break into the Guinness Book of World Records for the most number of hugs to a school mascot in one minute!!*
When: Thursday, February 26th @ 6:30 PM
Where: Shank’s Hall Atrium
* Participants MUST attend a practice session on Sunday, February 15th from 4-5:00 PM in Shank’s Atrium
This event is sponsored by:
The 2015 PRSSA Bateman Team
Comm Career Week (Communication Department) – Be sure to join us for all of the activities (and prizes!) during YOUR Comm Week!
To sign up please email Dr. McBride at

Upcoming Events

2/17 - 2/24 - Comm Career Week 

2/20 - Scholarship applications due.  More info

2/26 - Help us break a world record by hugging the HokieBird!! See info at the bottom of the page.

Internal Transfer meetings click here for dates and times.

Visiting VT COMM-Department Sessions for Students and Families

Considering a Comm Minor?? 

Follow the blog for our new Multimedia Center here

Featured Photo


Diaz interviews Sands Journalism students watch Senior Anailis Diaz interview Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands after his visit to the Multimedia Center.