Comm Week 2021
Stranger Games

Join us October 18 - 22 for the return of Comm Week! This year's theme is a play on Netflix's original series, Stranger Things. We have a week full of events (see schedule below). Be certain to participate! Check out social media for registration regarding Stranger Games and the Video Game Tournament as well as more information for each event.

CW Practice
CW 2021 Schedule

Communication Week History

Communication Week is a entire week of events dedicated to bringing together students from every part of the Communication Department: Communication Studies, Broadcast Journalism, Advertising/Public Relations, Broadcast Media and Graduate students. Mixers, competitions and student showcase make up parts of Comm Week, but the students and faculty also focus on campus awareness by bringing a guest lecturer to WTAMU.

  • 2009: Director of Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), Sandra de Castro Buffington, spoke about her program that provides entertainment industry professionals with accurate and timely information for health storylines.
  • 2010: Author, educator and filmmaker Jackson Katz spoke on the topic of gender violence prevention, and his new book "The Macho Paradox." 
  • 2011: Communication scholar, Jean Kilbourne, presented her groundbreaking study on the image of women in advertising, a lecture made famous by her documentary film Killing Us Softly. 
  • 2012: WTAMU hosted guest presenter Liz Murray who was the subject of Lifetime TV's Emmy nominated original film Homeless to Harvard as well as the author of the New York Times best selling book "Breaking Night."
  • 2013: WTAMU was pleased to present Betty Nguyen as a portion of the Distinguished Lecture Series.
  • 2016: Film Presenter, Will Bigham, spoke about his film "The A-List."
  • 2017: Eva Harder, writer and editor with America's Promise Alliance, guest lectured.
  • 2018: Jill Whitfield, recruiter at Google, was featured.
  • 2019: Storytelling business consultant Annette Simmons was the featured presenter.