Department of Communication
- 1977 Department of Speech Communication established
Zach Galifianakis enrolled as a communications major. He later became a successful comedian and actor with starring roles in the movies The Hangover and The Candidate.
- 2001 Master of Science in Applied Communication first offered
Dickson Hendley graduates
Dickson "Doc" Hendley graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He later founded the Wine to Water non-profit organization.
- 2005 Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media first offered