"Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing."
– Rollo May
It is the mission of the Department of Communication of Central Washington University to prepare students to become active participants in communication within - and shaping - modern culture. To fulfill its mission, the department emphasizes student-centered instruction in the gathering and dissemination of written, spoken and visual information, as well as a broad range of course work in the processes, effects and theories of human communication. The department is committed to a liberal education in written, oral and visual communication, as well as to professional training in the fields of journalism, public relations and advertising.
CWU will host a weeklong First Amendment Festival May 6-9 in the Student Union and Recreation CenterGlenn Greenwald: Political Columnist/commentator Kicks Off First Amendment Festival At CWU
Political columnist and New York Times bestselling author Glenn Greenwald, whose columns for Salon aObserver And Pulse Win 4 Major Awards
Student journalists in Central Washington University’s Communication Department have won four majo