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Kristi Schaller named One of Nine 2016-17 Service-Learning Fellows

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016 - 10:52am
The Office of Service-Learning has selected nine faculty members, including our own Kristi Schaller, for participation in its yearlong Service-Learning Fellows program. This program provides an opportunity for faculty members from a range of disciplines to integrate academic service-learning into...

UGA Director of Debate weighs in on First Presidential Debate

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 6:08pm
Our own Dr. Panetta shared his thoughts on last night's Presidential Debate with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  In addition to his position as the current chair of the Communications Department, Dr. Panetta has been the director of debate at UGA for 27 years.  His analysis can be found here:...

Doctoral Student Lee Pierce Wins Prestigious Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the National Communication Association

Posted on Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 5:29pm
Lee Pierce, former doctoral student and lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Georgia, recently received the National Communication Association’s 2016 Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award. Given annually, the award recognizes new Communication...

Dr. Happe Presenting at the 2016 Public Address Conference

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2016 - 4:11pm
Dr. Happe will be delivering a plenary address at the 2016 biennual Public Address Conference to be held at Syracuse University, September 29th-October 1.  According the organizers, "The Public Address Conference is acclaimed and coveted for its tradition of featuring keynote and plenary speakers...

Ashton Hope Keegan (1993-2016)

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 7:36pm
Ashton Hope Keegan, 23, passed away tragically August 21, 2016.  Ashton was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado on January 24, 1993. She was loved and cherished and will be missed by all that knew her.  A memorial service will be held Friday, August 26, 2016 at 6PM at Lord & Stephens West Chapel...

Dr. Jennifer Samp and Dr. Andrew Cohen (GSU) Receive NEH Collaborative Research Grant

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 4:55pm
Dr. Jennifer A. Samp and her colleague Dr. Andrew I. Cohen (Philosophy, Georgia State University) earned a multi-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The project, which is titled “Reparative Justice and Moral Injury among Post-Deployment Soldiers,” will explore the moral...

Brittany Brown, MA '15 Makes UGA's 40 Under 40 Successful Graduates List

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 3:57pm
Recent MA in Communication Studies graduate Brittany Brown has made the list of UGA's 40 Under 40 Successful Graduates! Brittany secured a job with the Wounded Warrior Project as a Combat Stress Recovery Specialist in 2015. Honorees are invited to a luncheon held in their honor on September 8, 2016...

Graduates Celebrate After 2016 Communication Studies Commencement

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 2:55pm
Congratulations to the Communication Studies Class of 2016! Doctoral, masters and undergraduate degrees were conferred on May 12, 2016. Dr. Ed Panetta opened the ceremony and introduced Dr. Alan Dorsey, Dean of Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, who delivered words of wisdom for the graduates...

Congratulations to Demetria McNeal!

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 2:30pm
Demetria McNeal has been selected as a 2016 Graduate School Summer Doctoral Research Fellow.  This program was established to assist doctoral candidates in writing their dissertation and completing their degree.  Demetria will be graduating this summer. Congratulations, Demetria!

Georgia Debate Union Fifth in the Nation

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 7:09pm
The Georgia Debate Union at the University of Georgia ranked fifth in the nation at the close of the 2015-16 season of the American Debate Association. Hays Watson, head debate coach and Georgia Debate Union alumnus stated, "We have a talented, young group of motivated students who enjoyed...

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