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Communication Studies

  • Our Mission

    The Department of Communication Studies at UWL provides students with opportunities to increase their understanding of the communication process and develop communication competencies necessary for their personal and professional endeavors.

    Our department prepares students for communication intensive careers in business, law, politics, social and human services, media, and higher education. 

    Our students, faculty, and staff are committed to quality teaching and learning, scholarly and applied research, creative activities, and service to the university, local community, and beyond. 

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    Student Spotlight

      Authrene Ashton

    Congratulations to CST major Authrene Ashton who was honored by YMCA La Crosse at their Tribute to Outstanding Women on November 5, 2015.  Authrene is a Junior majoring in Interpersonal Communication and Spanish.  To read more about Authrene and her tremendous accomplishments, please click here.

    CST Faculty Scholarship Showcase

    Tony Docan-Morgan   Laura Nelson

    Docan-Morgan, T., & Nelson, L. L. (2015). The benefits and necessity of public speaking education. In K. Vaidya (Ed.), Public speaking for the curious: Why study public speaking (pp. 1-16). Curious Academic Publishing.

    New CST Faculty Member

    Greg Ormes

    The CST Department welcomes new faculty member, Dr. Greg Ormes!  Greg earned his PhD from Texas A & M University in 2015, and his specialty is in organizational communication.