Curtis Newbold

Curtis Newbold, Ph.D


Full-Time Faculty
Associate Professor


Phone: 801.832.2827


Office Location: Foster 416

Office Hours: MW 12:00PM 02:00PM


Ph.D. Clemson University
M.A. Utah State University
B.S. Utah State University


Curtis Newbold is an educator, designer, and professional communications consultant who currently serves as the program chair of the Master of Strategic Communication (MSC) program. Having taught at the college level for over 10 years, Curtis has developed over 30 unique courses in topics such as information design, business communication, public speaking, integrated marketing, branding, technical writing, proposal writing, and web development. Curtis earned his PhD at Clemson University (go tigers!) in Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design. He also has a bachelor?s degree in technical and professional writing and a master?s degree in professional communication from Utah State University. Curtis is the owner and operator of the popular blog, and he does leadership training, communications consulting, and graphic design for small and large businesses. Curtis is a Utah native, a a terrible golfer, and a father of four.


Information design | visual rhetoric | professional communication | user experience | integrated marketing communications | branding

Areas of Expertise

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

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Dr. Curtis Newbold