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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.

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  • 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 wrapped up a great semester this weekend at the VFL #1 and #2! The tournaments were hosted at our home university. What a fun and successful weekend! Day 1: Lexie Ellerbeck: 4th in Info and 4th in DI Kelsey Frost: 5th in Impromptu and 6th in D...