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Congratulations to Isabel Fay!

Posted on Monday, April 4, 2016 - 10:26am
On March 21st, Isabel Fay successfully defended her dissertation, “The Global Discussion Forum: Civic Education in the Age of Digital Communication Media.”  The dissertation analyzed three Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) “for their potential in facilitating global civic discussion and learner...

Dr. Belinda Stillion Southard Presents Research as Part of Traveling Scholars Program at University of Louisiana at Monroe

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2016 - 12:25pm
Dr. Belinda Stillion Southard visited the University of Louisiana at Monroe this month to deliver a Traveling Scholar Lecture entitled “Crafting Belonging to Nation and World: Women's Rhetorical Practices in Post-Conflict Liberia.” She also visited classes in the Department of Communication at ULM...

Dr. Harris Featured for Helping Students to Become More Mindful

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 5:44pm
Communication Studies professor Dr. Tina Harris is in the news again! She was recently featured in the UGA publication, Columns, in an article entitled "Communication Studies Prof Helps Students Become More Mindful." The article states that Dr. Harris's classroom "provides both a refuge and forum...

Rhetoric and Ethics Scholar Dr. Stuart Murray to Visit Comm Studies Department this Month

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016 - 9:48am
Dr. Stuart Murray, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Rhetoric and Ethics in the Department of English Language & Literature and the Department of Health Sciences at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, will be visiting with the Communication Studies Department between February...

Director of Costa Rica Study Abroad Program Interviewed by Discover UGA

Posted on Monday, February 1, 2016 - 4:52pm
Dr. Tina Harris’s International Perspectives on Interracial Communication course is featured in this month’s issue of Discover UGA, which focuses on the topic of Diversity. The Department of Communication hosts UGA Costa Rica’s study abroad program, also titled International Perspectives on...

Join Us for a Communication Studies Graduate Program and Debate Alumni Reunion!

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016 - 3:50pm
The Communication Studies Department and Georgia Debate Union will host a reunion for graduate program and debate alumni this spring! On Saturday, April 23rd, the event will kick off with an afternoon of activities, including an historic walking tour of the campus, golf tee times, a mock debate,...

Comm Studies Students Raise $8500 for Local Non-Profit Organizations

Posted on Friday, December 18, 2015 - 1:13pm
Dr. Kristi Schaller's COMM 3600 (Small Group Communication) students worked in 8 teams during Fall semester to raise money for Athens-Clarke County non-profit organizations.  Each of the 8 teams were tasked with raising $1000 for a local non-profit.  Non-profits who will benefit from this project...

Festive Music, a Roaring Fire, and Ugly Sweaters Make for a Wonderful Holiday Party

Posted on Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 3:22pm
On December 9, 2015, the Communication Studies Department gathered in Caldwell Hall for the annual holiday party. Dr. Celeste Condit and Stacia Janovec were the triumphant winners of the faculty and student ugly sweater competition (check out their winning sweaters by clicking through the event...

Congratulations to 2015-2016 Cone Scholarship Recipient Elizabeth Trent!

Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 5:40pm
Elizabeth is a senior double-majoring in Communication Studies and Public Relations.  In addition to being a Zell Miller Scholar with a near straight-A record, she is active in PRSSA and Relay for Life on campus.  In the Communication Studies department, faculty chose her to be a student researcher...

Communication Studies Alum Kim Houlne Wins Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 12:38pm
Kim Houlne was recently named the recipient of the 2015 Stevie Awards for Women in Business for Lifetime Achievement. She was selected from 1,300 nominations representing 26 countries worldwide. Houlne is a 1988 graduate of the UGA Communication Studies (formerly Speech Communication) program. On...

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