NCA Institute for Faculty Development
NCA's annual Doctoral Honors Seminar (DHS) brings together approximately 30 promising graduate students with distinguished researchers to discuss current topics and research within the discipline.NCA’s Institute for Faculty Development, also known as the “Hope Conference,” is a five-day learning seminar for undergraduate Communication faculty to learn about new directions in theory and pedagogy and to develop new course area expertise.
NCA Chairs’ Summer Institute
Now a biennial event, the NCA Chairs’ Summer Institute has hosted nearly 100 department chairs since 2012 for discussions regarding successful department and disciplinary leadership.
The Committee on International Discussion and Debate (CIDD)
CIDD promotes international understanding and the practice of communication through discussion and debates between students from the United States and other nations.
NCA/AFA Summer Conference on Argumentation
The NCA/AFA Summer Conference on Argumentation is held biennially in the mountains above Salt Lake City. Co-sponsored by the National Communication Association, the American Forensic Association, and the University of Utah, the Conference brings together a group of international scholars interested in all aspects of argument.
The U.S.-China Communication Colloquium
The U.S.-China Communication Colloquium brings together scholars and media practitioners from around the world to engage in conversations about cutting edge communication-based issues.
NCA Speaker Series: Developing Ideas for Teaching and Research
In light of NCA’s summer event cancellations due to COVID-19, NCA developed a special speaker series. This series was aimed at offering faculty and students the opportunity to learn about new directions in Communication research and teaching, and spark ideas about their own research, teaching, and course/program offerings.