The New York State Communication Association (NYSCA) is an organization of faculty, students, and professionals in communication – who are dedicated to studying, improving, and applying the principles and practices of communication to all walks of life.
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From Plato to Pixels: Honoring the Past. Celebrating the Present. Shaping the Future.
As the great Greek philosopher, Plato, once said, “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” Oral communication laid the foundation of our discipline through the use of the spoken word. The introduction of writing ushered in a new era of communication where people no longer relied just on the spoken word to pass down their stories over generations, but could communicate them through the use of symbols and alphabets. In the 15th century, the invention of the printing press produced a quantum increase in Read more
The final program for the 74th annual NYSCA conference has been posted.
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Our draft preliminary schedule is ready, some items are still TBA. Please check your listing for accuracy and email firstname.lastname@example.org with any corrections.
Call for Panelists
G.I.F.T.S. (Great Ideas for Teaching Students)
New York State Communication Association
October 14-16, 2016 - 74th Annual Conference
Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center - 356 Villa Roma Road, Callicoon, NY 12723
Great Ideas For Teaching Students (GIFTS) always provides an excellent opportunity for faculty members and/or graduate students to share classroom-tested “great ideas” with other educators. With an emphasis on “empathy” and “inspiration”, this year’s conference theme aligns closely with the pedagogical goals of many educators. Submissions may be an activity, assignment, project, game, or simulation addressing a specific communication Read more
Villa Roma is offering LOW COST CHILD-SITTING SERVICES during the conference events on Friday and Saturday for children ages 3-12 (must be potty-trained) on site at the conference for both day and night hours!!
$10 for the entire day shift from 10am-5pm (parents pick them up for lunch) and $6 for the entire night shift from 9pm-11pm. This is a group rate and Villa Roma has plenty of activities the kids will enjoy during this time and a great large kid friendly room! The sign up DEADLINE IS FRIDAY so please email Anastacia Kurylo, vice president and conference organizer, at Read more
The lineup for our conference next month is finalized, and it’s going to be a great year! Download the pdf here:
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