Communication

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Our students explore the ways in which various forms of communication constitute, maintain and transform social life. We offer courses in media studies, rhetoric and face-to-face interaction. We'll encourage you to "learn how to learn" and to be clear and precise writers and critical thinkers. We promote a philosophy of education and an approach to scholarship that continually draw connections between the ideas and research methods that you learn at UNH and the larger world. Our goal is to have you graduate as a thoughtful and proficient "communication decision-maker" — on the path to your last job rather than only your first.

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  • Communication Major | New Teacher Support Coach
    I am currently a new teacher support coach at University of North Carolina in Charlotte, NC. I support 35 teachers in four different schools. My job is to go into classrooms and see how I can best support new teachers in areas of planning, instruction and assessment. I also provide professional...
    Communication Major | New Teacher Support Coach
    I am currently a new teacher support coach at University of North Carolina in Charlotte, NC. I support 35 teachers in four different schools. My job is to go into classrooms and see how I can best support new teachers in areas of planning, instruction and assessment. I also provide professional...
  • Communication Major
    Abigail McIntosh believes the university experience is “beautiful because students are supposed to come out on the other side a totally different version of themselves.” The high school version of Abigail initially “wrote off” UNH as a less appealing option because it was close to her hometown of...
    Communication Major
    Abigail McIntosh believes the university experience is “beautiful because students are supposed to come out on the other side a totally different version of themselves.” The high school version of Abigail initially “wrote off” UNH as a less appealing option because it was close to her hometown of...
  • Communication and International Affairs Majors
    As a sophomore from Vassalboro, Maine, Adam Bovie started making a podcast with some friends — essentially, they recorded some sessions of a game they liked to play and, after some editing, Adam would post it online. On the surface, says Adam, this would seem to have no special relation to UNH. “I...
    Communication and International Affairs Majors
    As a sophomore from Vassalboro, Maine, Adam Bovie started making a podcast with some friends — essentially, they recorded some sessions of a game they liked to play and, after some editing, Adam would post it online. On the surface, says Adam, this would seem to have no special relation to UNH. “I...
  • Communication and Sociology Majors | Higher Ed Communications and Marketing
    What are some of my strongest memories of UNH? I was relatively shy and started to gain my confidence once I started getting involved with clubs and activities. I never thought I'd join a fraternity, but I ended becoming President of...
    Communication and Sociology Majors | Higher Ed Communications and Marketing
    What are some of my strongest memories of UNH? I was relatively shy and started to gain my confidence once I started getting involved with clubs and activities. I never thought I'd join a fraternity, but I ended becoming President of...
  • Communication Major | Account Coordinator at a PR Agency
    Read more about Kelsey's success using her degree in Communication on UNH Tales
    Communication Major | Account Coordinator at a PR Agency
    Read more about Kelsey's success using her degree in Communication on UNH Tales

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