Department of
Communication Studies

Conversation key to film festival’s power

The ACT Human Rights Film Festival curates the best of the most recently made human rights cinema not available in wide release, while honoring the most relevant and compelling stories from around the world.

Winter 2016

Center Celebrates Decade of Student-Cultivated Public Dialogue

A program that gives CSU students real-world experience facilitating discussions on difficult issues recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Overcoming Divisiveness

“I love to bring people into the room who think they are so different from each other. Those are the starting points to work from to make the world a better place.”

TV strategist Vidakovich joins ACT Human Rights Film Festival team

Alumnus Jim Vidakovich has garnered a reputation as one of the top media strategists in Hollywood.

Spring 2016

Alumnus named spokesperson for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Joe Akmakjian, who graduated from CSU in 2013 with a dual degree in journalism and media communication and communication studies, has been named the first adult National Goodwill Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

ACT Human Rights Film Festival sees strong opening weekend

The ACT Human Rights Film Festival kicked off on Friday, April 15th, with six films showing at the Lory Student Center Theater over the opening weekend.

Cindy Griffin retires after 23 years at CSU

Dr. Cindy Griffin will retire at the end of this year after 23 years at CSU.