Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
“For students wanting to be their very best at their jobs, in their relationships, and as citizens, Communication Studies offers an empowering opportunity.”
To her, this field places special emphasis on an area of life that we have a strong capacity to control: our behavior.
“Communication Studies is versatile and speaks to the person who craves a deep, useful, and meaningful understanding of why and how humans interact as they do.”
Christy uses her communication expertise to give her fullest as an instructor.
“I enjoy learning – particularly the messy and vulnerable parts of the process – and I love watching students dive in with me. They impress me most when they work hard through difficult situations, are comfortable with making mistakes, and bravely proceed in prosocial ways.”
She says technology is important in today’s world, but it should always be used to connect us to others.
“I encourage students to prevent technology from interrupting or impeding our individual, relational, and social growth. This is sometimes as simple as prioritizing rich face-to-face interaction with the person next to you, even when it means waiting to respond to that incoming text message.”