Alumni | Communication Studies


The Department of Communication Studies produces Alumni who are successful in a variety of fields including law, media, business, teaching, public relations and even music and performance. We often have many return to share their stories with one of our student organizations, NCA Future Pros. The success of our alumni encourages our students and shows how much value a Communication Studies Degree holds. If you are an Alum and would like to share your story we would love to hear from you!! Please email:

Current Alumni Spotlight

Melissa (Gillim) Chowning
B.A. 2005

Chowning is a Digital Strategist, Audience Developer and Ecosystem Builder for D Custom, a full-service digital marketing agency founded in 2001 as the custom publishing arm of D Magazine. Chowning works with the agency's clients to help them tie together all of their audience development and communication strategies. More specifically, she bridges the gap between content development and content consumption by key audiences.

Read more here!

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Current Alum Careers

Erik Larsen B.A. 2013, Group 1200 Media, Original Entertainment Specialist and Associate Producer
Elizabeth Haas B.A. 2005, Lewisville Independent School District, West Zone Communications Coordinator
Stephen Lane Davis M.A. 2011, Parkwest Gallery, Cruise Boat Auctioneer
Keturi DeLong Beatty M.A. 2009, UNT College of Education, Senior Director of Development
Dr. Evette Allen M.A. 2010, PhD University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education
Eric Carroll, B.A. 2007, Professional Actor and Photographer

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