Recent and Upcoming Episodes of Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast

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November 9, 2021

On September 23, NCA First Vice President Roseann Mandziuk (Texas State University) joined the podcast to discuss the upcoming NCA 107th Annual Convention, including anti-discrimination initiatives and panels, concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, opportunities to learn about alt-ac careers at the convention, and much more! If you’re planning to attend the NCA Annual Convention in November, check out this episode to learn about the exciting and innovative convention program! 

On October 14, NCA’s fall 2021 public program, “Communication in a Changing World: Navigating Relationships During and Post Pandemic,” was released as an episode of Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast. See the article about the public program elsewhere in Spectra

The most recent episode of Communication Matters focused on environmental communication and climate change. Environmental Communication scholars José Castro-Sotomayor (California State University, Channel Islands), Edward Maibach (George Mason University), and Bridie McGreavy (University of Maine) addressed pressing issues related to climate change, including ecocultural identity, public understanding of climate change, sustainability, and more. Tune into this episode for insight into how communication can have a real and lasting impact on climate change. 

Upcoming episodes of Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast include:

  • November 11: This episode will address NCA's Learning Outcomes in Communication (LOC) project with project participants David Bodary (Sinclair Community College), Lynn Disbrow (Kennesaw State University), Elizabeth Goering (Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis), and David Marshall (California State University San Bernadino). Tune into this episode to learn about the legacy of the LOCs and their continued relevance today. 

Communication Matters will be taking a break for the holidays and will return in 2022. Be on the lookout for information about upcoming episodes. Find the podcast by entering “Communication Matters” in the search bar of your favorite podcast app and subscribe to receive updates about the latest episodes.