Regardless of your journey, Every path needs thought leadership.

Welcome to EveryPath, the CICS student-led platform. With EveryPath, you can expect to get updates on the program, hear about the work of current students, and see highlights of CICS alumni across the country. Challenge yourself by engaging with others in the industry, learning more about relevant topics, and discussing ideas with potential colleagues.

Here you’ll find:

  • Thought Leadership for professionals looking to learn and grow  
  • Opportunities to connect with current CICS students and alumni
  • Inspiration for both professional and personal growth

Nouhan and Womack Recognized for 4.0 GPA

Jul 26, 2021

Earning a top ranked graduate degree in just eleven months is hard. Earning that degree in the middle of a pandemic when the cohort is such a vital part of the success of the thirty four year old program is a bigger challenge than most would want to take on. But, to do all ofRead More

CICS Awards Cyrus Green 2021 Student Researcher of the Year

Jul 26, 2021

You may recall seeing Cyrus Green’s name in our news in April of 2021 as he was the first BSU student to receive the prestigious Boren Fellowship. When Cyrus wasn’t working as a Graduate Assistant in CICS, taking a full load of courses in our 11 month graduate program, or taking additional language classes outsideRead More

Christopher Nouhan Named CICS Student of the Year

Jul 26, 2021

As the 2020-2021 Cohort took the graduation stage on July 24, 2021, the feedback had been collected from the students and faculty regarding the outstanding CICS student. In an overwhelming response from students as well as a unanimous vote from CICS faculty, Christopher Nouhan received the special designation of Student of the Year. Christopher isRead More

A New Face in the Front Office at CICS

Jul 23, 2021

This summer finds us adding another new face to the Center for Information and Communication Sciences, and we are thrilled to share our newest addition, Desiree Soptelean!  Desiree joined The Center in June and serves as the Secretary to the Director. Desiree oversees many academic sectors, as well as planning the signature CICS events throughoutRead More

CICS Welcomes New Faculty Member – Dr. Faisal Kalota

Jul 19, 2021

It has been quite some time since we have announced a new faculty member in CICS, but we are excited to share the Dr. Faisal Kalota was worth the wait! Joining the faculty this summer, Faisal (ˈfesəl) Kolota brings a wealth of professional and academic experiences, a must for the CICS formula to be successfulRead More

CICS Ranked #1 on WSJ Graduate Degree Value

Jul 16, 2021

In the July 15th edition of the Wall Street Journal one of the hot topics is the value of the graduate degree. The Journal’s weekly podcast is also about the value of graduate school. With the post-Covid economy, an obvious question many are asking is Is a Graduate Degree Worth the Debt? According to the WallRead More

CICS Honors 2021 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

Jul 01, 2021

On Friday, June 25th CICS hosted the Alumni and Advisory Board Meeting in person. While not everyone could make the event, it was wonderful to have people together in a room again. CICS Director Dennis Trinkle set the tone for introductions of our in person and virtual attendees by asking everyone to name something thatRead More