Tori Harrison

CHARLESTON, Ill.  –  Eastern students have the opportunity to travel across Northern Ireland this summer. A.J. Walsh will lead the excursion from July 17 to Aug. 12.

To find out about this trip, The Department of Communication Studies is hosting an informational meeting on Apr. 20 for any EIU student who has interest in it. The meeting will take place from 1-2 p.m. in Coleman Hall, Room 1721. The Department of Communication Studies is scheduling a second session from 1-2 p.m. in the same room on May 1.

Students will learn everything they need to know about a study abroad trip and are able to ask questions throughout the session. It costs $5200, plus six credit hours of tuition and fees. Undergraduate students will complete CMN 3970 and CMN 4000 as part of this trip.


  • J. Walsh, Study Abroad Leader

“The info sessions provide students with a sense of the scope and the value of the study abroad trip. They also learn about strategies for funding.”

  • Stephen King, chair of CMN Studies Department

“Study abroad is a great opportunity for students to broaden their horizons and experience intercultural communication while they study it in Ireland and Northern Ireland.”


About Department of Communication Studies:

The Department of Communication Studies at Eastern Illinois University offers three undergraduate majors and seven minors. The Department of Communication Studies currently includes 350 declared undergraduate communication studies majors and 30 graduate students. The Department of Communication can be reached at 217-581-2016 or for more information, visit


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Tori Harrison


Phone: 217-766-2391