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Congratulations to Master’s Recipient, Alysen Wade!

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 10:47pm
Second-year Master’s/PhD student Alysen Wade successfully defended her comprehensive exams this month. She has earned a master’s degree in Communication Studies with a Rhetoric focus. Dr. Kelly Happe, pictured above with Alysen, served as Alysen’s advisor. Other members of her committee included Dr...

Communication Studies NCA Party Draws Friends Old and New

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2015 - 2:37pm
The annual Communication Studies party at the National Communication Association Convention drew a large crowd on November 20, 2015. Current faculty and students greeted alumni and prospective students at the Rio Conference Center in Las Vegas. Even a few future Bulldogs attended with their UGA...

Winners Crowned at the Bi-Annual Public Speaking Contest

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2015 - 1:03pm
Instructors Jason Williamson and Anna Walling pose with first and second place winners Brenna Schroder and Saba Amirali    The Communication Studies Department held its bi-annual public speaking contest on Thursday, November 12. The night kicked off with the announcement of this year's Olive M....

Saying Goodbye to Dr. Chuck Gruner

Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 10:02am
It is with great sadness that we share the news that our friend and former colleague Charles (Chuck) Gruner passed away on Wednesday October 28, 2015. Chuck retired from UGA in 1997 after teaching in the Department of Speech Communication for twenty-eight years. Chuck was a kind and thoughtful...

Join Us! UGA Communication Studies Events at the National Communication Association Convention

Posted on Monday, October 26, 2015 - 7:05pm
Calling all prospective students, colleagues, and friends! We would love to see you at National Communication Association Convention, November 19-22, 2015. Besides sitting in on presentations, you can meet our faculty and current students at events throughout the conference weekend in Las Vegas....

Georgia Debate Union Wins First Place at Vanderbilt Intercollegiate Debate Tournament

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2015 - 5:36pm
The Georgia Debate Union emerged victorious at the 2015 Vanderbilt intercollegiate debate tournament, which was recently held from October 16-18 in Nashville, Tennessee.  The tournament featured over 50 teams from nearly 20 colleges and universities.  Two teams representing Georgia Debate Union “...

UNCA Panel Delivers Helpful Job-Search and Career-Building Advice

Posted on Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 3:14pm
Presenters Rebecca and Brian are pictured above. The UGA chapter of the Undergraduate National Communication Association recently hosted a career panel to help prepare students for life after college. The panelists included Communication Studies graduate students Anna Walling and Brian McGhee and...

Dr. Lee Pierce Receives Second National Communication Association Award

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 2:43pm
Dr. Lee Pierce’s “A Rhetoric of Traumatic Nationalism in the Ground Zero Mosque Controversy” has won the NCA Critical Cultural Studies Division’s best article award. In addition to this honor, Lee will be recognized at the National Communication Association Convention this year for winning the...

Undergraduate National Communication Association Hosting Professionalization Panel: Life After College

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:00am
The UGA Undergraduate National Communication Association will host a panel about life after college on Tuesday, October 13th at 5:30pm in Caldwell 502. Anyone is welcome to join the group for a presentation from various professionals and their experiences. The audience will gain valuable insight on...

Organizational Communication Scholar Dr. Marshall Scott Poole to Deliver Two Lectures in October

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 12:06pm
Dr. Marshall Scott Poole, an expert in organizational communication and information systems, will deliver two lectures on Thursday, October 8, 2015. He is the David L. Swanson Professor of Communication, Director of the Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (I-CHASS...

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