I don’t think anyone could have prepared me for my senior year to be done entirely online. Being a student during COVID-19 has definitely presented its challenges, but at the same time makes me feel so grateful for the education I am receiving.
As the global effect of Covid-19 continues to evolve, the University of Cincinnati has partnered with Cincinnati and Hamilton County Health Departments to make campus as safe as possible for students and faculty.
Depoe Stepping Down as Head of Department of Communication, Returning to Faculty
Stephen Depoe, PhD, who has served as the Head of Department of Communication, University of Cincinnati for two consecutive five-year terms, has made the decision to step down from the position after 10 years. While he enjoys the leadership aspect of the position, he also believes that it is good to “turn over the soil” and allow others the opportunity to lead the department.
Dr. Depoe Reflects on 10 Years as Communication Department Head
Dear UC Communication alumni family: I write this note to you as I approach the close of my 35th year at the University of Cincinnati and the end of a ten-year stint as Head of the Department of Communication (2011-21).
Graduating During a Pandemic: A Student Perspective
This year, time has felt more unreal than usual. With a full course load, a 15-hour weekly internship, babysitting and writing for the amazing Friends of Communication Alumni Association, I have been fairly busy. These opportunities, especially all at once, have offered me an insight to my work ethic and provided me with a better understanding of myself.
It is hard to believe we are closing out another year, but this one especially will never be forgotten. We would first like to congratulate the Fall 2020 graduating class on all their accomplishments and commend all students on their resiliency in adapting to new learning methods AND ways of life over the past eight months.