New UNCA Officers

Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014 - 11:31am
The Undergraduate National Communication Association has elected officers for next year. Starting Fall 2014, UNCA will be led by the following outstanding Communication Studies undergrads: President: Jesslyn Rollins Vice-President: Ansley Usery (Fall 2014), Danielle Wingo (Spring 2015) Directors...

O'Connell Joins Faculty

Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014 - 11:29am
Peter O’Connell (PhD Harvard, 2011) joins our faculty as an assistant professor of rhetoric this fall.

Cone Award Winners

Posted on Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 3:41pm
The Department of Communication Studies offers the Olive M. Cone Scholarship award to particularly outstanding Communication Studies majors.  For 2014, Saureh Askarian and Abbey Milner were the Olive M. Cone scholarship winners.  Congratulations to both Saureh and Abbey! This Award comes from a...

Dr. Analisa Arroyo’s Research on Young Women’s Eating Attitudes and Body Image Featured in the Media

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 2:48pm
Dr. Analisa Arroyo, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, has recently received considerable media interest in her work on family interactions, eating attitudes and body image. Dr. Arroyo’s article (with co-author Dr. Chris Segrin of the University of Arizona) entitled “Family interactions...

Communication Studies Now in Caldwell Hall!

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 3:36pm
The Department of Communication Studies has moved to a remodeled, state-of-the-art space in Caldwell Hall. Our new location on the fifth and sixth floors marks an exciting opportunity for the department-- with double the seminar space, a dedicated 50 seat classroom, multiple formal and informal...

Graduate Program Applications Due January 6th!

Posted on Monday, December 2, 2013 - 7:26pm
The Department is looking for a new community of bright and vibrant graduate students to join our program! If you are interested in applying for the M.A. or Ph.D. programs. our application deadline is January 6th, 2014. The Graduate Program of the UGA Department of Communication Studies offers a...

Search for Assistant Professor of Classical Rhetoric

Posted on Monday, December 2, 2013 - 6:57pm
The Departments of Classics and Communication Studies at the University of Georgia seek to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Classical Rhetoric at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2014.  The position is funded through the President’s 2013-2014...

Public Speaking Contest, Fall 2013

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 1:18pm
The public speaking contest was held on the evening of November 12th and more than 150 members of the university attended the event. The winning speech entitled "The Right to Water" was delivered by Ryan Brush. The second place speech entitled "A Watcher for the Watchers: The USA Freedom Act" was...

Hillary Palmer a Dual Award Winner at NCA!

Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:12pm
The department congratulates Ph.D. student Hillary Palmer who received the James L. Golden Outstanding Student Essay in Rhetoric Award and the Donald P. Cushman Memorial Award at this year's meeting of the National Communication Association (NCA). The James L. Golden Award is recognizes one...

Communication Studies at the National Communication Association Conference

Posted on Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 2:35pm
If you will be attending the annual meeting of the National Communication Association in Washington, D.C. from November 20-24, be sure to check out the one of the many presentations or activities by our Department's faculty and graduate students: Wednesday, November 20 2013 Graduate Students Jeremy...