Department of Communication

Department of Communication


  • 1977 Department of Speech Communication established


  • 1988 Zach Galifianakis

    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
  • 2004 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