Department of Communication
Welcome to our new faculty, majors
As the Fall 2013 semester begins, we are pleased to welcome to the Department of Communication two new assistant professors, Nicolas Bencherki and Alyssa Morey. We also offer a warm welcome to 179 new Communication majors for the Fall 2013 semester, including 45 transfer students.
A health initiative overseen by Dr. Annis Golden and Dr. Matthew Matsaganis, along with Professor Emerita Anita Pomerantz. has helped the University earn a place on the 2013 U.S. President’s Higher Education Honor Roll as well as UAlbany's 2013 President's Awards for Exemplary Community Engagement.
Interested in majoring in Communication?
We are now accepting applications for Spring 2014 admission to the Communication major. To be considered, a student must take Com 100 and a logic/statistics class. Students who average a B between those 2 courses are automatically admitted. Details here.
The Department of Communication would like to congratulate the 55 new members who were recently inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). For a photo gallery, see our Facebook page.
Winter/Spring 2014 registration underway
The undergraduate and graduate schedules for Spring 2014 and online-only Winter classes are now available. Registration began Oct. 16. If you need advisement, please come by the office at SS 351.
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Ph.D. student Roger Gans' paper "The Politics of HPV Vaccination Advocacy: Effects of Source Expertise on Effectiveness of a Pro-Vaccine Message" was recognized as the top graduate student paper presented at the 71st annual NYSCA conference (Oct. 18-20).
More Department News & Announcements
With proximity to New York State’s capital and state government, in the midst of New York State’s burgeoning Tech Valley, and with access to the intellectual resources that only a large public research institution can provide, the Department of Communication at the University at Albany is an exciting place to study for both undergraduate and graduate students.
If you’ve already chosen to study with us, we hope these pages provide you with useful information about our programs and help in making choices about your education.
If you’re considering the possibility of studying with us, please contact us to discuss your goals and what our Department can offer.
Annis Golden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Department Chair