Community College Section

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The Community College section promotes dialogue and research about the transformative role of communication education within community college settings. Our section and advocacy work addresses topics unique to the intersection of two-year institutions and community, as well as the broader contexts of the communication discipline and higher education. We sponsor conference programs, engage in relevant research, and share practical advice about a variety of topics including program & course development, student-centered pedagogical approaches, student demographics, administrative challenges, the influence of community colleges within higher education, and special programming on community.

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  • Chair  Jessica McKinley
  • Vice Chair John Nash
  • Vice Chair-Elect Amanda Pettigrew
  • Immediate Past Chair A. Todd Jones 
  • Secretary Kirt Shineman
Legislative Assembly
  • Jessica McKinley
  • John Nash

CCS Membership 

Official count taken each January. 

108th Annual Convention -- New Orleans, LA -- Nov. 17 - 20, 2022

Convention Calls
  • CCS Call -- Deadline: Thu, 3/31 2022 3:00 AM EDT
Award Calls
Business Meeting Minutes
Interest Group Election