NCA News

  • 2017 Call for Resolutions NCA members are invited to submit new resolution proposals to the Resolutions Committee for review or proposals to revise existing resolutions. All proposals are due no later than June 30, 2017.  There are three types of resolutions Public Policy Statements 
  • 2017 Call for Nominations: Second Vice President and At-Large Members of the LA and the Committee on Committees The 2017 NCA Nominating Committee solicits from any member of the Association names of possible nominees for NCA Second Vice President and At-Large Members of the Legislative Assembly and the Committee on Committees.
  • 2017 Election Ballot and Procedures Members will be asked to elect a Second Vice President and At-Large Representatives to the Legislative Assembly, the Committee on Committees, and the Nominating Committee. Balloting for the election will open on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, and will close on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 5 p.m. EST.
  • 2016 Award Winners NCA’s annual awards will be bestowed on several distinguished members at the Annual Convention in Philadelphia. Read the list of those who will be honored at the NCA Presidential Address and Awards Presentation at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, in Grand Salon E in the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.
  • 2016 Call for Journal Editors NCA’s Publications Board is seeking applications for editors elect for three journals. The newly appointed editors will begin processing manuscripts in late 2017 or early 2018, and will oversee the volumes published in 2019 2021. Specific calls Communication andCritical Cultural
  • 2016 Call for Governance, Board, and Award Committee Members NCA seeks members to serve on a variety of governance and award selection committees. Unless otherwise indicated in a specific call below, nominations for each position are first reviewed by the NCA Committee on Committees.
  • 2016 Call for Donald H. Ecroyd Award for Outstanding Teaching in Higher Education Selection Committee The Educational Policies Board requests nominations for a committee member to serve on the selection committee for the Donald H. Ecroyd Award for Outstanding Teaching in Higher Education.
  • 2016 Call for Wallace A. Bacon Lifetime Teaching Excellence Award Selection Committee Member The Educational Policies Board requests nominations for an individual to serve on the Selection Committee for the Wallace A. Bacon Lifetime Teaching Excellence Award.
  • 2016 Election Results Congratulations to the following 2016 election winners who will serve our association, and thanks to all of the candidates who demonstrated a generous commitment to service by running for office.
  • 2016 Call for Award Nominations Members are invited to submit nominations for the following awards. Nominations should be submitted per the instructions for each call no later than April 1.
  • 2017 Call for Resolutions(2) NCA members are invited to submit new resolution proposals to the Resolutions Committee for review or proposals to revise existing resolutions. All proposals are due no later than June 30, 2016.
  • 2016 Call for Nominations: Second Vice President and At-Large Members of the LA and the Committee on Committees The 2016 NCA Nomination Committee solicits from any member of the Association names of possible nominees for NCA Second Vice President and At Large Members of the Legislative Assembly and the Committee on Committees.
  • Call for Journal Editors NCA’s Publications Board is seeking applications for editors elect for two journals. The newly appointed editors will begin processing manuscripts in late 2016 or early 2017, and will oversee the volumes published in 2018 2020. Specific calls Communication Education  
  • 2016 NCA Election Ballot and Procedures Members will be asked to elect a Second Vice President and At-Large Representatives to the Legislative Assembly, the Committee on Committees, and the Nominating Committee. Balloting for the election will open on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, and will close on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at 5 p.m. EST.
  • 2015 NCA Award Winners NCA’s annual awards will be bestowed on several distinguished members at the Annual Convention in Las Vegas. Read the list of those who will be honored at the NCA Presidential Address and Awards Presentation at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, in Amazon G in the Rio Conference Center.
  • In Memoriam: Jane Blankenship Dr. Jane Blankenship, the 64th President of the National Communication Association (1978), passed away on April 24, 2015. Born in 1934 and a native of Huntington, West Virginia, Professor Blankenship was a graduate of the University of Akron and received
  • 2015 Call for Nominations: NCA Governance, Board, and Award Committee Members Ever wondered how to get more involved in NCA? Here's your chance. NCA seeks members to serve on a variety of governance and award selection committees.
  • 2015 Election Results Congratulations to the following 2015 election winners who will serve our association, and thanks to all of the candidates who demonstrated a generous commitment to service by running for office.
  • In Memoriam: Loren Reid Dr. Loren D. Reid, the 43rd president of the National Communication Association (1957), passed away on December 25, 2014, at the age of 109.
  • In Memoriam: Bruce Gronbeck In memoriam: Bruce Gronbeck (1941 – 2014) was President of NCA in 1994. He also won NCA’s Distinguished Scholar Award, Samuel L. Becker Distinguished Service Award, and Golden Monograph Award for his many contributions to the field of Communication. To read more about Bruce
  • 2016 NCA Caucus Student Travel Grant In support of its commitment to promoting diversity within our discipline, NCA is able to offer a limited number of travel grants for student members of NCA’s Caucuses to attend the annual convention.