Susan Polster

Journalism & Communication

Professor


Susan Polster

Contact Information

Phone: 435-613-5213
Email: susan.polster@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, adult education and technology, University of Wyoming, 2002
History of Two-Year Colleges in Utah
BS, PR and Advertising, (Art), University of Utah
MS, Instructional Technology, Utah State University
Other, communication, (education), Brigham Young University

Biography

Starting career in ad agencies and PR, and evolved into teaching journalism classes and advising The Eagle newspaper.

Teaching Interests

History of mass communications, editing, media writing, computer graphics (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), newspaper production, advertising and English.

Research Interests

History of two-year colleges.

Awards

Outstanding Engaged Scholar, 2007

State of Utah Campus Compact

College Educator of the Year, 2006

American Federation of Teachers

Outstanding Accomplishment, 1998

Utah State University


Publications | Other

Magazine/Trade Publications

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2021
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2021
JCOM 1050 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2021
JCOM 2080 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2021
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Spring 2021
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2020
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2020
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2020
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Fall 2020
JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2020
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2020
JCOM 1050 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2020
JCOM 2080 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2020
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Spring 2020
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2019
JCOM 1130 - News Writing, Fall 2019
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2019
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2019
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Fall 2019
JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2019
JCOM 2977 - Cooperative Education, Spring 2019
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2019
JCOM 1050 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2019
JCOM 2080 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2019
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Spring 2019
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2018
JCOM 1130 - News Writing, Fall 2018
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2018
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2018
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Fall 2018
JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2018
JCOM 2977 - Cooperative Education, Spring 2018
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2018
JCOM 1050, 1500 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2018
JCOM 2080 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2018
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Spring 2018
JCOM 2977 - Cooperative Education, Fall 2017
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2017
JCOM 1130 - News Writing, Fall 2017
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2017
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2017
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Fall 2017
JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2017
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2017
JCOM 1050 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2017
JCOM 2080 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2017
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Spring 2017
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2016
JCOM 1130 - News Writing, Fall 2016
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2016
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2016
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Fall 2016
JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2016
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2016
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2016
JCOM 1050 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2016
JCOM 2080 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2016
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Spring 2016
JCOM 1130 - Beginning Newswriting for the Mass Media, Fall 2015
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2015
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2015
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2015
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Fall 2015
JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2015
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2015
JCOM 1050 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2015
JCOM 2080 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2015
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Spring 2015
JCOM 1130 - Beginning Newswriting for the Mass Media, Fall 2014
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2014
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2014
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2014
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Fall 2014
JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2014
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2014
JCOM 1050 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2014
JCOM 2080 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2014
JCOM 2988 - Special Problems, Spring 2014
JCOM 1130 - Beginning Newswriting for the Mass Media, Fall 2013
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2013
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2013
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2013
JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2013
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2013
ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose, Spring 2013
JCOM 1050 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2013
JCOM 2080 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2013
JCOM 1130 - Beginning Newswriting for the Mass Media, Fall 2012
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2012
ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose, Fall 2012
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2012
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2012
JCOM 1800 - Communication Graphics, Spring 2012
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Spring 2012
ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose, Spring 2012
JCOM 2080 - JCOM 2080, Spring 2012
JCOM 1050 - Newspaper Production, Spring 2012
JCOM 1130 - Beginning Newswriting for the Mass Media, Fall 2011
JCOM 1500 - Introduction to Mass Communication, Fall 2011
ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose, Fall 2011
JCOM 1040 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2011
JCOM 2070 - Newspaper Production, Fall 2011