Public Programs

NCA event about Martin Luther King Jr

NCA organizes and participates in a number of programs that serve to disseminate relevant information about communication to public audiences. These programs are open to community members, members of the media, Communication teachers and students, and anyone interested in learning more about the Communication discipline's relevance to current and emerging issues.

Upcoming Program

In light of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, and out of an abundance of caution, NCA will not hold the Public Program previously scheduled for April 30, 2020. Please check back for information regarding the rescheduled Public Program date and information.

Most Recent Program

Communicating About Climate



On September 19, 2019, NCA presented a public program titled "Communicating About Climate." This public program focused on communicating about climate, specifically, the role communication plays in educating, informing, and persuading publics about climate change.
Panelists also discussed obstacles to communicating about this global issue, from climate change denial to divergent values and attitudes about climate change.