interpersonal communication

Alyce Viens ’15MA to enter University of Connecticut’s Ph.D. program in Communication.

Alyce Viens ’15MA fell in love with teaching in the fall of 2015. After graduating from Bryant University’s Master of Arts in Communication and becoming an adjunct professor at Bryant, she immediately knew that teaching at the college level was the career she wanted for the rest of her life. This fall, Alyce will become the first graduate of the M.A. in Communication program to advance as a Ph.D. candidate, having recently accepted a fully-funded invitation from the University of Connecticut.

Interpersonal Communication: The Hidden Danger of Mobile Phones

There are many areas of study and career focus within the field of Communication(s). One popular realm is Interpersonal Communication, a strength of the Bryant graduate program. Here's an interesting cell phone research study that's relevant for all of us.

By now most of us have heard that certain of our cell phones can explode or catch on fire without warning.  But even after trading in our combustible model, we still may not be totally free from danger…relational danger, that is.  A study by Interpersonal Communication researchers suggests that the mere presence of a cell phone when two people are having a conversation can have negative effects on their relationship.