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...

Dr. Christin Huggins and Dr. Jennifer Samp Receive OIBR Grant to Study Family Communication Patterns During Conflict

Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:14pm
Dr. Jennifer Samp (Associate Professor) and Dr. Christin Huggins (Lecturer) were awarded $6,760 from the UGA Owens Institute for Behavioral Research to examine family communication patterns and conflict management between parents their adolescent children. Examining community-drawn parent-child...

Spotlight Scholar - Diane Davis

Posted on Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 4:14pm
Dr. Diane Davis will deliver our annual "Spotlight Scholar" lecture with a presentation titled "Notes Toward a Postdeconstructive  Responsibility; Or, Rhetoricity Without Sovereignty." Please join us in welcoming Dr. Davis to the University of Georgia! When: February 24, 2014, 12:30pm Where: MLC...

Congratulations to Dr. Calvin Logue!

Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 11:22am
We extend a big congratulations to Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies Dr. Calvin Logue for the two bronze awards he has received from the eLit Book Awards and the Independent Publisher Book Awards for his book "January in Slavery: An Oral Narrative of the South." These awards testify to...

First UNCA Meeting

Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015 - 1:31pm
WHO: Everyone interested in Communication and Professional Development (Communication Studies students and beyond!) WHAT: SPRING KICKOFF MEETING AND MEET THE GRAD STUDENTS EXTRAVAGANZA  WHEN: Tuesday, January 13, 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Caldwell 502 (immediately right off the elevators or stairwell) WHY:...

Accelerated PhD

Posted on Monday, December 15, 2014 - 9:43am
Interested in a PhD in Communication Studies? Check out our new accelerated PhD program here!

Holiday Potluck a Success!

Posted on Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 9:13am
On Wednesday, graduate students and faculty within the department of Communication Studies gathered for the annual holiday potluck to celebrate yet another successful fall semester. Food was eaten, carols were sung, and beautiful holday sweaters haunted the hallways of Caldwell Hall.