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  • Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards

    Congratulations to these three dapper doctors who were honored at the UNT Faculty Excellence Awards! We're all so proud of Justin Trudeau, Brian Richardson, and Brian Lain!!

  • NCA Future Pros Pizza Social

    Huge turn out at the NCA Future Pros Pizza Social! Over 30 students showed up wanting to find out about networking and being prepared for life after college. If you are interested in NCA Future Pros visit the page here.

  • Graduate Mixer Fall 2014

    The mixer this year was a hit with great food, refreshments and mingling.  A great way to start of the year by getting to know the students and instructors.  Look at more photos on our facebook!

  • 2014 UNT Communication Studies Teaching Assistants

    Ready for the fall semester!!

Latest News

Friday, October 03, 2014

UNT Debate won its first foray in parliamentary debate last weekend at Tarrant County College.  UNT debaters won first place, second place, fifth place, and took the overall sweepstakes award at the tournament.  Three different debate teams posted a total of 14 wins and 0 losses over the course of the tournament.  

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Check out our latest newsletter to see what has been going on this Summer and the begining of the Fall 2014 Semester.  Click on the first page below to read the rest of the newsletter.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Congrats to Megan Morrissey on her nomination for the Lambda Pi Eta Rookie Advisor of the Year Award through the National Communication Association!! The Rookie Advisor of the Year award recognizes the advisor who has served three years or less and has dedicated his/her time, energy, and service to the student members of their LPH chapter. The advisor that has best manifested the goals of Lambda Pi Eta will be honored at the annual convention with a plaque for Rookie Advisor of the Year. 

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

This is how performance studies does the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS.  Our Department Chair Dr. Jay Allison and performance professor Dr. Holley Vaughn team up to take on the challenge given to them by another performance professor Dr. Justin Trudeau.  Bravo!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Check out our latest newsletter for a 2013-2014 overview of what happened in the Communication Studies Department!  Click on the first page below to read the rest of the newsletter.


Thursday, July 24, 2014

Teaching Communication Activism: Communication Education for Social Justice

The book introduces a unique form of education—communication activism pedagogy (CAP)—that involves communication educators teaching students how to use their communication knowledge and skills to intervene with community partners to promote social justice. After explaining CAP’s foundation, the book showcases examples of how communication educators have taught students to intervene communicatively as activists to confront social justice issues, such as gender inequality and violence, ethnic and racial prejudice and discrimination, and health disparities and energy issues affecting those who live in poverty.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Dr. Brian Richardson recently conducted “Crisis Communication” training for members of the Texas Fire Chief Academy. The training, which addresses how to communicate with the news media and other stakeholders during crisis situations, was held in Austin.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Looking for some career experience this summer?  

Click here to check out our internships page!