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Colloquial African American Patriotism - Presented by Dr. Marcus Coleman, Kevin Bryant and Carrie Reif on Friday, February 12 at 2:00 pm in LAB 469.       

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The Department would like to congratulate all of the faculty and students who have been accepted to present at the upcoming Mississippi Communication Association (MCA) and Southern States Communication Association (SSCA) conferences.

Presenting at MCA on February 19th will be Dr. John Meyer as well as PhD students, Piyawan Charoensap-Kelly, Seth Fendley, Sean Fourney, Brandon Knight, and Carley Young.

The department has several faculty and students attending SSCA this year (April 6-10), making it to be one of the largest representations that USM has ever taken to the conference. Faculty members presenting include: Dr. Kathryn Anthony, Dr. Wendy Atkins-Sayre, Dr. Marcus Coleman, Dr. John Meyer, Dr. Paul Strait, and Dr. Charles Tardy. The Masters and PhD students presenting include: Kevin Bryant, Piyawan Charoensap-Kelly, Seth Fendley, Mo Ismail, Colleen Metsayer, Kaila Moran, Brian Perna, Carrie Reif, Elizabeth Hanson Smith, Carley Young, and Steve Young.

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