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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...

Students Impress at UNCA Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2016 - 10:30am
The recent Undergraduate Research Colloquium had a full docket, including the presentation of this year’s Faculty Excellence Award, the Olive M. Cone Episcopal Scholarship Award, Undergraduate Research Presentations, and the Lambda Pi Eta Induction Ceremony. Dr. Jennifer Monahan was awarded this...

Congratulations to Heather Cohen, Master's Recipient!

Posted on Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:31pm
Heather Cohen recently completed all requirements for the Masters Degree in Communication Studies. She will stay on at the university as an accelerated PhD student focused on interpersonal and health communication. Heather's research interests include grief communication in children and adolescents...

Congratulations, Dr. Mikaela Malsin!

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:47pm
Mikaela Malsin successfully defended her dissertation on April 25, 2016. The dissertation is entitled, "Three Decades of Tinkering with the Machinery of Death: A Rhetorical History of the Supreme Court's Death Penalty Jurisprudence." Congratulations again, Mikaela! Mikaela (right) and her advisor,...

Communication Studies Students Receive University-Wide Awards during Honors Week

Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:10am
Congratulations to Tim Curran, Mengfei Guan, Hillary Palmer, and Abbey Miner for receiving university-wide awards during the University of Georgia’s Honors week! Tim, Mengfei, and Hillary have received the 2016 Outstanding Teaching Award. Tim and Mengfei are PhD students in interpersonal and health...

Five Comm Studies Students Invited to Join Phi Beta Kappa

Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 2:29pm
Five Communication Studies students have been asked to join Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest of all American honor societies. It is one of the most distinguished honors in academic circles to be invited to join the society. This year’s invitees include Jacob Weldon Moore, Lila Toholsky, Elizabeth Trent,...

Kim Houlne to be Alumni Speaker at Comm Studies Graduation

Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 1:36pm
Kim Houlne will serve as alumni speaker at the Communication Studies graduation on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the UGA Chapel. Ms. Houlne is president of Working Solutions and was recently named the recipient of the 2015 Stevie Awards for Women in Business for Lifetime Achievement. She...

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