Michael Agens, CMST Major Leadership and Organization and Relational Conflict Minor, had his performance "Benefits of Joining the Minnesota National Guard" chosen for the Research Colloquium in April 2014.
Kevin Gysberg, CMST Major Leadership and Organization, had his paper "Driving, Road Rage, and Nonverbal Misunderstanding" chosen for the Research Colloquium in April 2014.
Chelsea Christman, CMST Minor, had her paper "What Did You Say? The Perceptions of Accents" chosen for the Research Colloquium in April 2014.
Jason Tham, CMST Minor, received an Honorable Mention for his paper "Communicating with College Students about University Events" from the Research Colloquium in April 2014.
Tessa Lunden, CMST Minor, received an Honorable Mention for her paper "Taijin Kyofusho in International Students at an American University" from the Research Colloquium in April 2014.
Lenbriel Weah, Communication Studies major, was awarded a 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award.
Jason Tham, Communication Studies minor, was awarded a 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award.
Brittany C. Gotzinger, Communication Studies minor, was awarded a 2013 Excellence in Leadership Award.
Stacey Kern, Communication Studies major, was awarded a 2013 Excellence in Leadership Award.
Irene A. Ramirez, Communication Arts and Literature, was awarded a 2013 Excellence in Leadership Award.
Lindsay Giacomino, Intercultural minor, received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award for 2013 - 2014 to Colombia.
Sue McLean, 1973 graduate in speech communication, was featured as an SCSU Success Story. Sue was also featured in Outlook (St. Cloud State University's Alumni magazine) Fall 2013 in an article entitled "McLean's Greatest Hits".
Justin Wampach, 1995 graduate in speech communication from SCSU, was honored by the St. Cloud Times in 2012 as one of it's "5 Under 40" award winners, given to influential young business leaders in the St. Cloud community. He is owner, president and chief executive officer of Adjuvant Technologies, a physician scheduling software and hospital on-call management system.
Megan Nichols, Communication Arts and Literature, was awarded the Warren Fellowship for summer 2012 at the Holocaust Museum in Houston, Texas.
Paige Osmundson, is the 2012 award recipient of the St. Cloud Area American Association of University Women/State Board Scholarship to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland, College Park, May 31 - June 2, 2012.
Ayantu Tibeso and Karthi Veeramani presented at the Central States Communication Association Conference in Cleveland March 2012.
Jamie Holub, a BA major with a leadership emphasis, won a $500 Soroko/Ditlevson scholarship Spring 2012 through the SCSU Career Services Center.
Jessica Stock, Communication Studies major, had her paper chosen to be entered in the Research Colloquium competition with her topic entitled: "The Cultural Significance of Chinese Lanterns in China: Hanging, Floating and Flying". Jessica's paper has been selected to represent SCSU at the MnSCU Colloquium in Mankato in 2012.
Molly Willms, CMST Intercultural minor, had her paper chosen to be entered in the Research Colloquium competition with her topic entitled: "Kawaii and the Unique Direction of Japanese Fashion".
Keesha Mason, Communication Studies Interdepartmental Major, received a 2012 Excellence in Leadership Award from SCSU.
Ashley Imdieke, Communication Studies Supplemental Major received a 2011 Excellence in Leadership Award from SCSU.
Brianne Perreten, Leadership and Organizational Communication Major, received a 2011 Excellence in Leadership Award from SCSU.
Jim Bernard, CMST graduate, who teaches English as a second language to immigrants at the neighborhood House in St. Paul was included in a Star Tribune article, "English-only debate revs up."
Andrew Tri receievd a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship in December 2010 from the Institute of International Education. This scholarship offers financial support for students to help pay for an education abroad program.
Katie Harms was featured in "Central Minnesota Women Magazine" Feb/March 2010 edition as co-host of "The Home Show" airing on Leighton broadcasting stations KNSI-AM 1450 and KCML-FM light 99.9.
Lauren Krznarich, CMST Major, received a 2010 Excellence in Leadership Award from SCSU.
Aaron Brossoit is a graduate from St. Cloud State and majored in Communication Studies. Brain Magnet’s trio of St. Cloud State grads was featured in a Minneapolis Star Tribune story by veteran editor/columnist Dick Youngblood. Founder and CEO Jeff Epple ’90 has teamed with Aaron Brossoit ’00, president, and Nick Karbon ’00, vice president, to morph Cloud Cartographics into Brain Magnet, a multi-service information and design firm whose clients include the Mall of America and the St. Paul Convention & Visitors Authority. On the horizon: a possible contract with MnSCU to make interactive maps for the system’s 32 institutions. startribune.com
Molly Bragg ’97 is the assistant manager at the Wells Fargo bank branch in Littlefork. A town of less than 700, Littlefork is in Koochiching County, just 10 miles from the Canadian border. Bragg holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from St. Cloud State. ifallsdailyjournal.com
Sheila Reger ’85 is the new Commissioner for the Department of Administration. Gov. Tim Pawlenty appointed the Apple Valley, Minn., resident effective May 11. She holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from St. Cloud State University.