Dr. Curtis Newbold

Curtis Newbold

Assistant Professor of Communication; Program Chair, Master of Strategic Communication
Westminster College

Areas of Expertise

Visual, business, scientific, and professional communications; information design; integrated marketing and branding; rhetorical theory; web content development; public speaking

About Dr. Curtis Newbold

Curtis Newbold earned his Ph.D. at Clemson University in rhetorics, communication, and information design (RCID). Prior to his doctoral work, Newbold received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Utah State University in English and professional and technical writing. He currently chairs the Master of Strategic Communication program and facilitates corporate leadership training as a part of the Westminster Leadership Certificate. In over 10 years of teaching, Newbold has taught a variety of communication courses on topics such as visual communication and branding, publication design, proposal writing, infographics in popular media, popular science journalism, scientific writing, integrated marketing communications, web design, public speaking and many others. He owns and operates the popular communications blog, TheVisualCommunicationGuy.com and has worked as a consultant, freelance graphic designer and technical communications editor.

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About Westminster

Westminster is a private, independent, and comprehensive college in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts blended with professional programs in an atmosphere dedicated to civic engagement. With the goal of enabling its graduates to live vibrant, just, and successful lives, Westminster provides transformational learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students in a truly student-centered environment. Faculty focus on teaching, learning, and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster’s urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Rocky Mountains.

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