2012 Convention Coverage


Kennesaw State students report from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte The …

Georgia (Aug 27, 2012)

Kennesaw State students report from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

The second of two teams of Kennesaw State students enrolled in special topics courses that include a trip to the 2012 national political conventions arrived in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, anticipating the start of the Democratic party convention on Monday. Ten communication and political science students and their professors --Jeff DeWitt in political science and Josh Azriel in communication -- are in Charlotte for the convention, which runs through Sept. 6. 

A team of eight students, led by political science professor Kerwin Swint and communiication professor Carolyn Carlson, wrapped up their coverage of the Republican National Convention last week in Tampa

Follow students as they blog at  http://partyconventions2012.blogspot.com/  about their experiences and provide updates  of  other news and views on the conventions.  Communication students are also posting news reports at http://www.kennesawcommunication.com/ .  


Here' a sampling of what Kennesaw State students are reporting from Charlotte:

Race And the Elections



Faith Council Discusses How Faith Guides Members’ Politics 



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