Introducing Professor Kushin

- Matt Kushin

Matt Kushin

Hi there! My name is Matt Kushin. I’m an assistant professor in the Department of Communication here at Shepherd University. I teach a variety of courses, most of which fit in the strategic communication concentration. I also teach COMM 203 Communication & New Media, a course that introduces students to our major. And I teach COMM 335 Writing Across Platforms.

Currently, I am in my third year at Shepherd University. I’m the concentration coordinator for the strategic communication concentration, which is a fairly new concentration in our department. It teaches students how to use social media and other digital tools to build relationships between organizations and their target publics. In fact, my fall 2014 COMM 322 Social Media class created some of the content on this blog (see the highlight about me in last fall’s “#MakeYourMark” series). Continue reading


10 Things To Look Forward To Next Semester As A Comm Student

Hopefully you’ve enjoyed a fun filled winter break and are ready to get back to the daily grind of a new semester!

We know. It is hard to come back from break and the arrival of a new semester is always bittersweet. But with this new semester does come some amazing benefits, especially for those of you experiencing Shepherd University’s best kept secret! It’s for that reason we give you…10 things to look forward to next semester as a Comm student: Continue reading