Kansas State University


Department of Communication Studies

K-State 2025: Planning our Preferred Future

An advisory counsel for the Department of Communication Studies was convened in fall 2013. A group of alums, industry representatives and faculty discussed the newly drafted 2025 strategic plan.

From the meeting, these themes emerged:

  • Adapt curriculum and skill-sets to emerging careers
  • Connect students to alumni for internship and job opportunities
  • Create and promote opportunities for alums and industry to invest in significant departmental projects


Members of the 2013 Advisory Council:

Amy Bipes, Attorney, Ft. Riley

Amanda Cebula, Program Associate, Kansas Leadership Center Terry Cupps, Partner, Foulston Siefkin LLP

Mark Esfeld, Recruiter, Ag 1 Source

Sara Hessenflow Harper, Partner, Vela Environmental

Debora McNew, Vice President, Icon Enterprises

Kim Ralston, Alumni Relations, Kansas State University

David Procter, CECD, Kansas State University

Sarah Riforgiate, Communication Studies, Kansas State University

Please contact us if you are interested in serving on the advisory council.

Click here for more information about the K-State 2025 strategic plan.

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