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