Congratulations to the following who presented at the National Communication Association convention in Salt Lake City:
- Gretchen Bergquist, paper: "Family Socialization and Perceptions of Mental Health"
- Gretchen Bergquist, paper: "Exploring the content and influence of parental memorable messages about depression on the relationships of young adults diagnosed with clinical depression"
- Gretchen Bergquist, panel chair: "Managing Identities and Impressions Within and Outside Family Boundaries"
- Mariam Betlemidze, panel presenter: "Playing with Effective Communication Practices: Female Faculty and Their Experiences of Bullying in the Classroom"
- Luis Esparza: "The Right to Exist: A De-Colonial Analysis of Media Representations of Marginalized Sexual Identities" (accepted but not presented)
- Brian Heisterkamp, panel presenter: "Mindfulness Matters: A Collaboratory Dialogue"
- Donna Gotch, panel presenter: "Communication at Play in Teacher-Student Relationships"
- Julie Taylor, panel co-chair: "Research Sexpectations: Conducting Field Research on a Sensitive Topic in a Nuanced World"
- Jessica Vierra, paper: "Who Says Teachers Can't Be Funny? An Analysis of the Success of Humor in the Classroom"
- Jessica Vierra, panel presenter: "Communication at Play in Teacher-Student Relationships"
The National Communication Association advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry.