Welcome to the Communication Studies Department webpage.  We've placed mostly documentary information here.  For more current updates about the operation of our department "like" us on our facebook page:  Southern Miss Communication Studies Department.

To meet one of our recent graduates, Aleke Vehos, click here.


To meet another one of our graduates, click this link.



Activities and Events

Classes Begin.  August 24th.

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News and Links

The Communication Studies Department welcomes two new faculty members this fall:  Dr. Laura Stengrim (Assistant Professor and Speaking Center Director; pictured below) and Laura Alberti-Strait (Visiting Instructor).


The Communication Studies Department announces the retirements of Dr. Keith Erickson and Dr. Charles H. Tardy. Erickson joined the USM faculty in 1986 and served as chair for 14 years. Tardy was appointed in 1979 and served the last 16 years as chair.   Dr. Wendy Atkins-Sayre now serves as chair.  Thank you for your many years of service, Drs. Tardy and Erickson!

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