100 Years of NCA

COMM 365: Celebrating 100 Years of Communication Research


Centennial Calendar

The COMM 365 project is an initiative of the NCA Centennial Committee.
COMM 365 Project Director: Zac Gershberg, California State University, Stanislaus
Committee Co-Chairs: Dawn O. Braithwaite, University of Nebraska, Lincoln; Richard West, Emerson College


About the NCA Centennial

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2014 marks the 100th year since the National Communication Association’s founding in Chicago, Illinois, where 17 speech teachers formed the National Association of Academic Teachers of Public Speaking. Today, the association has thousands of member scholars, teachers, and practitioners of the communication arts and sciences. Use the links from this page to learn more about NCA, its history, and its centennial activities.


Learn More

A Brief History of NCA
Celebrate 100 Years of NCA
NCA Annual Convention