Communication Studies Symposium

What is the Symposium?

The Symposium celebrates you! Featuring awards and speakers, the Symposium helps you to conquer anything in your future career.


Topics include preparation for professional careers in the field, women in the workforce, and expectations in the workplace - all featuring alumni of the department.

Alumni Panelists Featured

Read more about the incredible alumni speakers who give their time to share their wisdom, knowledge and experience in a student-written press release...

Tickets are FREE!

Tickets aren't available yet for 2019, but when they are you can get them by linking through this page. Attending the event is FREE.

Lunch and Awards

At the awards ceremony, we also have a delicious lunch.

  • We define the future at Comm. Symposium luncheon
  • Symposium 2019
  • Symposium Honors Outstanding Students!
  • Outstanding Award Presented
  • Professor Girard
  • Student at luncheon
  • Symposium Speaker
  • Dr. Morales at Symposium
  • Comm. Society Leadership Pose in Frame at Event
  • Interim Chair Dr. Owen at Event
  • Symposium Award 1


Annual Communication Studies Symposium to be Held at California State University San Bernardino - May 7

Symposium 2019
The Communication Studies Symposium will be held at California State University San Bernardino on May 7, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebrating communication studies students and featuring awards and speakers, the Symposium helps students conquer anything in their future careers. Past...

Save the Date: Symposium May 7

Symposium 2019
Our annual comm studies symposium will be here sooner than you know it! Save the date for May 7th, 2019 to join us in celebrating the diverse interests, perspectives, opportunities and fields of study within the Department of Communication. Have the chance to meet with alumni that are in...

Students awarded at 2018 Comm Symposium

Symposium Honors Outstanding Students!
Students were commended at the 2018 Comm. Symposium. Awardees were recognized on stage at the annual 200-person event, the only one of its kind in the College of Arts and Letters. Read more... Department AwardsGraciela TrocheOutstanding Undergraduate Student Andre...

Annual Communication Studies Symposium “What’s Next?” to be Held at California State University San Bernardino - May 1

An event designed to further prepare current students for life after graduation, the Communication Studies Symposium, will be held at California State University San Bernardino May 1, 2018, from 9am-3pm in the San Manuel Student Union. [Registration:


Open to the greater campus community with RSVP, all are welcome to learn and grow with us. 

Attend and find out! This year's symposium is a student-led effort surrounding the students with all of the information they may need to go out into their respective fields following graduation with confidence. With panels on "Getting my first job" and "What employers expect," seasoned professionals share keys to success in a warm, supportive and inclusive setting.

Tickets are free and open to the greater campus community. This event is particularly relevant to individuals who are interested in what to do after graduation. 

Each event can be attended or not attended as you choose with RSVP. We undertand you have busy schedules and that it can be important to meet other obligations throughout your day!

Yes! Please just enter the room quietly and watch the door behind you.

Watch for a call for volunteers. We look forward to your support of our event!

They do! Get your FREE tickets as soon as the event registration opens to ensure your spot!

The event is FREE! Just make sure to RSVP early before tickets run out.