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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 & Debate team had a successful weekend competing in Fargo, ND at North Dakota State University! Day 1: Ryan Knight:4th in Impromptu Kelsey Frost: 2nd in Impromptu and 3rd in DI Day 2: Ryan Knight: 3rd in Impromptu and 2nd in DI Kelsey Frost: 1st in Imprompt...