Category Archives: Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

COM faculty, alumna and student offer advice to first-generation students

A faculty member, an alumna and a student from the communication department will participate in a first-generation informational panel on April 28. Panelists to share their experiences as first-generation students The discussion is designed to help first-generation freshmen and sophomore

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Hollywood festival to screen communication instructor’s 3D film

A film created by a Missouri State communication instructor will be on a short list of feature-length movies screened at the upcoming 20th Annual International Family Film Festival in Los Angeles Nov. 6-8. Competing with filmmakers from across the world

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Communication instructor awarded for debate team leadership

Communication department instructor Heather Walters was presented two awards at the 2015 National Speech and Debate Association Leadership Awards Banquet in Dallas, Texas, last June, for her coaching efforts with the Greenwood Laboratory School debate team. Awards earned for successful

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Dean Galanes earns advising award

College of Arts and Letters Dean Gloria Galanes been selected as the winner of the 2015 Missouri Academic Advising Association Pacesetter Award. Award honors advocates for advising, student success The award recognizes upper level administrators who exemplify a commitment to …

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Wood nominated for student affairs award

Communication Professor Dr. Kelly Wood has been nominated for the division of student affairs’ 2014-2015 Student Affairs Bridge Builder award. This will be the first year the award will be given. What is the DOSA Awards? The annual DOSA Awards

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Communication’s undergraduate program wins award

The  Central States Communication Association (CSCA) has selected Missouri State’s communication department for its 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Communication Program Award. The award was presented last weekend during the annual CSCA conference in Madison, Wisconsin. About the award Communication Department Head Dr. Shawn Wahl

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Communication faculty present research at national conference

Last semester, several Missouri State University communication department faculty members received honors and presented panels at the National Communication Association (NCA) Convention in Chicago.

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Professors’ research chosen as lead article in esteemed communication journal

Research conducted by the communication department’s Drs. Stephanie Norander and Gloria Galanes is receiving high accolades in the communication studies field. Their article on race and community dialogue has been chosen as lead research article for the Journal of Applied

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