Communication Arts

Achieve Your Professional Goals in the Communication Arts Department at Framingham State University

Communication Arts students engage in a wide range of inquiry and practice in all forms of communication, and our curriculum combines critical analysis with useful application of skills. We have 11 experienced faculty members offering a variety of courses to over 200 students in multiple concentrations, along with minors, internships, alumni panels, and independent study projects. Our intention is to prepare scholars and practitioners so that they make a difference in the field.  

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New and Noteworthy

Students At College Theatre Festival
Prof. Kate Caffrey

Feb. 2017

Framingham State students Ben McNally, Marielle Sciore, Ashley Herbert, Brittany Yates, and Kyle Hicks attended the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Conference at Western Connecticut State University. They were selected to participate in this prestigious event based on their work in the Communication Arts Theatre Department's production of Our Town by Thornton Wilder in the Fall 2016 semester.

Art Exhibit at Indian Hill Music
Prof. Jennifer C. Dowling

Mar. - Apr. 2017

Dowling creates nature-based art with an emphasis on color, texture, and form. Her work utilizes traditional media, such as watercolor, acrylic paint, pastel, and colored pencil, some of which is combined with digital manipulation techniques.

Student Logo Design
George Viana

Mar. 2017

Communication Arts student George De Abreu Viana designed the new logo for the Entrepreneur Innovation Center as part of his spring internship. The Center, located on the FSU campus, is a place for people starting new businesses to work collaboratively with other entrepreneurs in the MetroWest area.

Prof. Leslie Starobin

Communication Arts Department

Excerpts from Prof. Starobin's still-life montage series, "The Last Address" are on display at the Center for Jewish History in New York. Sponsored by the American Sephardi Federation, the exhibit  extends through April 2017. Prof. Starobin spoke at the opening event entitled "We Were Neighbors: Remembering Middle Eastern and North African Jewish Communities.” 

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Whittemore Library C203
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