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Dr. Barbara Biesecker Wins Graduate School Outstanding Mentoring Award

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 12:59pm
Dr. Barbara Biesecker is the recipient of the 2015 Graduate School Outstanding Mentoring Award for Fine/Applied Arts.  Dr. Biesecker is a Professor, the current Department Head, and editor of the Quarterly Journal of Speech.  In addition to her many professional committments, "Dr. Biesecker strives...

Atilla Hallsby Published in the Quarterly Journal of Speech

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 1:11pm
Atilla Hallsby, a fifth year PhD candidate in Rhetorical Studies, has his ingaugural publication in the Quarterly Journal of Speech in the May 2015 issue. His essay, "Imagine There's No President: The Rhetorical Secret and the Exposure of Valerie Plame," offers a unique version of the rhetorical...

Georgia Debate Union to Host the Richard B. Russell Scholars Debate

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:39am
Be sure to join the Georgia Debate Union this week at the annual Richard B. Russell Scholars debate. The topic: The United States should legalize marijuana. Come see the debaters take on this very timely topic. When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015; 7:00pm Where: Russell Building Special Collections...

UGA Communication Studies Students in Tampa for Conference

Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 7:51pm
Several Communication Studies students traveled to Tampa, FL this weekend to present their scholarship at the annual Southern States Communication Association Conference. After finishing all of their presentations they enjoyed a nice sunset and meal on the beach!    

Alumnus E. Michelle Ramsey Receives Mentoring Award

Posted on Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 12:19pm
E. Michelle Ramsey (Ph.D., UGA, 2000) was awarded the Rosemary Schraer Mentoring Award from Penn State Berks on April 3rd for her continued committment to mentoring students, including serving as the advisor to both individuals and multiple organizations, creating internship opportunities for...

Public Speaking Competition

Posted on Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 12:09pm
The Communication Studies Department will be hosting our semi-annual Public Speaking contest which will feature your fellow classmates presenting amazing speeches. This event will count as a COMM research credit opportunity and there will also be snacks so you don’t want to miss it! Where: MLC 148...

Dr. Peter O’Connell to be Inducted to CTL Lilly Teaching Fellows Program

Posted on Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 12:02pm
Assistant Professor Peter O’Connell (Ph.D., Harvard University) has been selected by the Center for Teaching and Learning as a Lilly Teaching Fellow for 2015-2017. Each spring semester ten tenure-track assistant professors who are recent recipients of a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their discipline...

Dr. Tina Harris Interviewed by the Huffington Post

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2015 - 11:31am
Our own Dr. Tina Harris was interviewed recently by the Huffington Post. Drawing on her expetise as a race scholar, HuffPost Live called on Dr. Harris to comment on the recent atlercation at the University of Virginia between a Black student and the Alcohol Beverage Control police. See the video...

UNCA Hearts for Hope

Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 2:24pm
UNCA hopes everyone has a safe, fun, and happy Spring Break! Before you leave, please put our upcoming in-house service meeting on your calendar. On Tuesday, March 17, UNCA will be hosting “Hearts for Hope” in association with Girls Love Mail. We will be writing letters of hope and encouragement to...

Upcoming UNCA Events

Posted on Monday, February 2, 2015 - 10:56am
  1. Valentine's Day Social UNCA is hosting a fun, Valentine's Day Social for all undergrads and grad students! It will take place in Caldwell 502 on Tuesday, February 10th from 5:30pm-6:30pm. We will have appetizers, desserts, games, and more! See the attached flyer for more information, we hope...

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