News & Events

Congratulations to Cris Davis’ for her feature in the Charlotte Observer on death and communications.

​ The department of Communication Studies is pleased to congratulate our graduate students and colleagues on the excellent job they did representing our department at the Organization for the study of Communication, Language and Gender (OSCLG) conference in held in Bowling Green Kentucky this October. Following are the presentations presented by our students and faculty. […]

UNC Charlotte journalism students won a 2014 Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists on March 29 at the SPJ Region 2 conference held at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. The award, “Best Independent Online Student Publication,” was given for the website created from student work for the […]

Cheryl Spainhour sat down with a traveling Shakespearian acting troupe as they prepare to leave Charlotte after a nine week stint. You can read the full interview on the Creative Loafing website.

Dr. Ashli Stokes has been selected as a finalist for the Nat Fuller dinner banquet, an interracial feast orinially organized just weeks after the end of the Civil War. The dinner will be held in Charleston, SC. For more information about this event, you can read about it in the Post and Courier.

The UNC Charlotte Forensics team had a good showing at our first tournament of the semester and picked up the following wins. Hope Crawford: 3rd in SDI, 3rd in Declamation and 2nd in Communication Analysis. Joey Cody: 3rd in Impromptu, 6th in After Dinner Speaking Julie Congema: 5th in Prose, 5th in Informative UNC Charlotte: […]

Congratulations to Dr. Quinlan for her two recent publications. Vishnevsky, T. (graduate student), Quinlan, M. M., Kilmer, R., Danhauer, S., & Cann, A. (accepted). “The keepers of stories”: A grounded theory study of posttraumatic growth and wisdom in a sample of oncology nurses. Journal of Holistic Nursing. Quinlan, M. M., & Bates, B. R. (2015). […]

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center and the Department of Communication Studies are hosting two Communication Studies Concentration Exploration Sessions from 2-3 PM on Monday February 16th in Fretwell 100 and Tuesday February 17th in Denny 200. Pre-Communication students who are confused about what concentration they would like to pursue when they […]

Dr. Min Jiang has been elected to serve a three-year term (2016-2018) in NCA’s legislative assembly as an at-large representative. This is a great honor and Dr. Jiang will be an excellent addition to this assembly as she represents our department and our discipline at large.

ANNOUNCING THE INAUGURAL COMMUNICATION STUDIES RESEARCH PAPER AWARD COMPETITION Undergraduate students who have written papers in Communication Studies classes are invited to submit their papers for the Competition. Two paper awards are available: Communication Studies Research Paper Award, Senior (for students who have 90 or more earned credit hours at the time they submit the […]

The UNC Charlotte Forensics team received numerous awards this weekend at the CFA Winter Tournament. Awards include: Hope Crawford – 4th place Communication Analysis Hope Crawford – 4th place Dramatic Duo Hope Crawford – 5th place Declamation Josiah Cody – 4th place Dramatic Duo Eleazar Jarman – 5th place Persuasive Speaking UNC Charlotte – 5th […]

Lecturer, Communication Studies Department of Communication Studies University of North Carolina, Charlotte The Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte invites applications for a non-tenure track position in Communication Studies at the rank of Lecturer. The initial appointment is for three-years with the possibility of renewal depending upon performance, departmental needs, […]

Members of the UNC Charlotte Forensics team were honored for their work this past Saturday as UNC Charlotte took on Coastal Carolina. Pictured above: Norm the Niner, Matt Holland, Joey Cody, Eleazar Jarman, James Hooks, Adam Eberhart, Nicole Palacios, Hope Crawford, Tim Horne and Pamela McLaughlin Under director of forensics Tim Horne, the team has […]

The department of Communication Studies is currenlty enrolling students for a study abroad program in Peru. Led by Dr. Jillian Tullis of the Department of Communication Studies and based at the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL) in Lima and Cusco, students will explore the role that culture plays in how people communicate about health. […]

Communication Studies own, David Landrum has won the 2014 North Carolina Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service. This is the highest honor a State employee may receive. David will be honored during the Excellence in State Government Week this year. This is a significant honor for David, the Communication Studies department, CLAS and UNC […]

Congratulations to Dr. Quinaln on her new co-authored publication. Carmack, H. J., DeGroot, J., & Quinlan, M. M. (in press). “Topping from the bottom”: Relational convergence of meaning in domestic discipline relationships. Sexuality & Culture, SECU-D-14-00007

Communication Studies very own, Dr. Jon Crane has been nominated for the 2014 Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence. This is a very high honor and Dr. Crane, along with the four other nominees, will convene in Founders Hall on September 5 for the awards ceremony. You can read more about this prestigious honor […]