New Internship Course

New Internship Course

Offered every semester
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Our courses

Our courses

teach more than just public speaking skills
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New Communication Studies course

New Communication Studies course

for Health Science majors
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Communication skills

Communication skills

are the key to success
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Welcome to ACC Communication Studies

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Stringer, eFaculty of the Year & NISOD Excellence Award Winner

 

Dr. Stringer’s video for Interpersonal Communication is showcased at the ACC Awards Dinner

Dr. Jeff Stringer, Professor of Communication Studies, was awarded eFaculty of the Year and the NISOD Excellence Award at the ACC Awards Dinner held April 18, 2019.

The NISOD Excellence Awards were established in 1991 to provide NISOD-member colleges with an opportunity to recognize individuals doing extraordinary work on their campuses.

The eFaculty of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding ACC Faculty member who has creatively utilized appropriate Internet-based technologies to teach online and/or hybrid courses at ACC. The recipient designed and taught one or more online or hybrid courses with an imaginative approach, well-designed course materials, instructional strategies, and a demonstrated rapport with the course participants.

Dr. Elizabeth Hanson-Smith Represents the Communication Studies Department at McCallum High School’s ACC Fair

Dr. Hanson-Smith at ACC Fair
Dr. Elizabeth Hanson-Smith at the McCallum ACC Fair. 

On Tuesday, March 16, McCallum High School held an ACC Fair organized by Nancy Nitardy, the college counselor at McCallum High School. Dr. Elizabeth Hanson-Smith, Adjunct Associate Professor of Communication Studies, represented the department. Of the fair, Dr. Hanson-Smith said, “The fair was well-attended and lots of fun.  Approximately 30 different ACC departments had tables set up with materials advertising their programs.  Students came in groups of about 30 to visit the tables of interest and pick up various goodies and brochures.  Communication Studies was popular with brochures, department pens, and sweet treats in our green cups,  Communication Studies looked professional with our department table cloth advertising who we are.  We also were the envy of [another] department (because they had zero swag!” 

Internship Course for Summer 2019

Communication Studies majors are encouraged to register for SPCH 2389. You are eligible to register for this class if you have:

  • Completed 9 hours in Communication Studies
  • A 3.0 G.P.A. in Communication Studies

Check out this flyer for more details.

New Department Mission Statement:

Our mission as the Department of Communication Studies is to provide students and members of our college community with greater competence in interpersonal, small group, and public speaking settings, and to create awareness about the critical importance of mastering these skills and adapting them to diverse audiences in their personal and professional lives.