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Communication studies explores the meanings people share through verbal and nonverbal messages in relationships, organizations and societies. Communication studies is becoming one of the fastest growing disciplines in the country.

News in Brief

  • Photo of Kelly McKay-Semmler.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Kelly McKay-Semmler, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of South Dakota, is the 2017 recipient of the Monsignor James Doyle Humanities Teaching Award presented by the College of Arts & Scien...
  • The USD Speech and Debate team had a great time meeting new people at the Student Activities fair! Thank you to anyone who stopped by our booth. Did you miss us at the fair? Are you interested in joining the USD Speech and Debate team? Join us at our informational meeting t...