The Department of Communication Studies
Is Dedicated to Understanding and Enriching Human Interaction



Review of applications to graduate program to begin January 3

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 5:19pm

The Graduate Admissions Committee will begin reviewing applications on January 3. Offers of admission and assistanships will be made by January 11th, however applications will be accepted throughout the spring semester until we meet our admissions goal.

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Winner Crowned at the Bi-Annual Public Speaking Contest

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2016 - 12:01am

Recently, the communications department hosted its annual public speaking contest to much delight and fanfare. Over 100 students joined us to celebrate the eloquence, intellect, and acumen of some of the undergraduate population’s best public speakers. Dr. Roger Stahl, organizer of the event,...

Dr. Panetta Weighs In: Do Facts Matter?

Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 6:15pm

Recently, the COMM department's own Dr. Ed Panetta was interviewed on the relevance of facts in debating.  His position asserts the relevance of factual claims and celebrates the breadth of knowledge held by students, while lamenting the decline in depth-based approaches to research and...

Alumni Recognition at the National Communication Association

Posted on Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 9:14am

We would like to congratulate alumni Raka Shome and Pamela Lannutti on their NCA awards!

Raka Shome (UGA PhD) is receiving the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Critical and Cultural Studies Division of National Communication Association.

Pamela Lannutti (UGA MA and PhD) is...

Charleston Syllabus Symposium at the University of Georgia

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016 - 9:20pm

On September 23, 2016, Dr. Tina Harris represented the Communication Departmant at the Charleston Syllabus Symposium, held at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia. Inspired by the #CharlestonSyllabus hashtag campaign born in the wake of the...