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Communication Contact

Department Chair:

Dr. Cynthia Allan

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Contact Person:
Kristi Geier

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Phone: 620-235-4716
Fax: 620-235-4686

Grubbs Hall Room 215
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Communication Stories

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Communication Faculty and Students in the Grants and Research Review


  • Pittsburg State University has been granted a 12-month license to host a TEDx event, thanks to the work of Communication student, Courtney Blankenship (PSU Story)
  • Grad student, Lindsey Walls, premiers her documentary at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts about being a cowgirl in the 21st century (Morning Sun)
  • Theater Unplugged class gives students real-world experience (PSU Story)
  • People of PSU: Shannon Meck (PSU Story)
  • Students, alumni connect at Company Days (PSU Story)
  • Broadcasters receive regional, national honors (PSU Story)
  • Haley Gilmore, PR/Marketing student, helps Pittsburg Police Department connect with youth through Twitter (Fox)
  • Students at Pitt, including Communication major Ali Noyes, are enjoying online summer courses 
    (PSU Story)
  • Communication major, Courtney Blankenship, vies for Miss Kansas (PSU Story
  • PSU names 2016 outstanding seniors (PSU Story)
  • Students win record awards from Kansas Association of Broadcasters (PSU Story)
  • Pratt High performing arts graduates appearing on college stages and behind the scenes (Pratt Tribune)
  • Internship takes student to Peru (PSU Story)
  • Friends for life (PSU Story)
  • PSU Broadcasters bring home awards (KOAM)
  • Adrian Herrera wins national broadcasting award (PSU Story)
  • PSU students recognized at regional broadcasting conference (PSU StoryKSNF/KODE | KOAM)
  • Comm. major Curtis Ebert prepares for Red Bull Soapbox (Morning Sun)
  • Student broadcasters upgrade to HD equipment (PSU Story)
  • PRAD hosts second annual Zombie Run (PSU Story)
  • Grad student Michael Davis chases dream at PSU (PSU Story)
  • 14 Students recognized, 15 awarded grants at the 2014 PSU Graduate School and Research 
    Awards Banquet (The Grants and Research Review)
  • Student Association of Broadcasters are for Team Payton (YouTube)
  • Jordan Boyd organizes holiday collection drive at museum (Sun)
  • Sam Clausen receives honors in photography (Sun)
  • Pitt State broadcasters shine bright at National Competition! (YouTube)
  • PSU group hosts inaugural 5K Zombie Run (Sun)
  • PSU Theatre stages classic Italian fairy tale (PSU Story | YouTube | Morning Sun)
  • Broadcasting students to compete against the best in the nation (PSU Story)
  • PSU Student Broadcasters Prepare for Game Opener (KSNF/KODE)
  • Cayla Thomlinson - Internship with Camp Barnabas, a Christian camp for kids with special needs (PSU Story)
  • Theatre brings Jungle book to life (PSU Story)
  • PSU students take the top three spots in the Public Relations competition at the Oklahoma Speech Theater Communication Association (OSTCA) conference in Oklahoma City (PSU story | Universitas | Youtube | Morning Sun)



Faculty and Staff

  • Gorillas spearhead hurricane relief (PSU Story)
  • PSU professor brings podcasting to the classroom (PSU Story)
  • Alum and former Communications faculty, Josh Letner appointed as Director of Student Publications (PSU Story)
  • PSU announces Meritorious Achievement Award recipients for 2016 (PSU Story)
  • Award Winning Faculty at Pitt State (Morning Sun)
  • PSU's Doug Bennett will host a storytelling concert Dec. 11 (Morning Sun)
  • Gil Cooper and Alicia Mason offer insight into presidential debate (Globe)
  • Gullet in Hall of Fame (PSU Story)
  • Pitt State Theatre: One class, one final, one act (Collegio)
  • Theatre stages 'Madwoman of Chaillot' (PSU Story)
  • University honors faculty authors (PSU Story)
  • The Jungle book - PSU Theatre Program (PSU Story)
  • Dallas Cross, Broadcasting (PSU Story)
  • "Pay it Forward" Scholarship (PSU Story)



Alumni and Friends

  • PSU Broadcasting alum, Beth Hamilton-Ball, is in Rio covering the Olympics for NBC Sports!
    Here are a few pics of her experience so far (Facebook)
  • PSU Alum, Daniel Shepard, produced a movie being screened at Independence Cinemas 
  • The Kansas Health Foundation announced Kristi Zukovich, PSU alum as its vice president
    for communication (Kansas
  • Alum enters Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame (PSU Story)
  • PSU honors four Alums (Morning Sun)
  • Alumnus builds legacy of caring for patients (AAFP | Bladen Journal)
  • Alumnus still working with Gorillas (PSU Story)
  • LCC gives award to speech instructor (Parsonssun)
  • Oklahoma journalists to inducted into the hall of fame (NewsOK
  • Lucy Miller-Downing speaks to PSU students about a career in theater (Morning Sun)
  • PSU alumna Pamela Peters wrote a new book, "The War Within" (Morning Sun)
  • PSU honors 2013 Dr. Kenneth K. Bateman Outstanding Alumni Award recipient Angela Moriconi (KOAM | YouTube | PSU Story)
  • Alumnus Eddie Lomshek wins Hod Humiston award (PSU Story | YouTube)
  • PSU honors Catherine Stareck Linaweaver for achievement (PSU Story | Sun | Photos)
  • Alumnus is coach, fan, and writer (KRPS)
  • PSU honors Outstanding Alumni Andy Carson  (PSU Story)
  • Group fights breast cancer in memory of classmate (PSU Story)
  • Ryan O'Connor - Department of Communication Alumnus (PSU Story)



Events, Speakers, and Lectures



For more stories and press releases,
visit 'Stories of Pitt State' and the PSU 'Press and Media Center'