2017 Conference Registration – OPEN

Our online and mail-in registrations are now open for the 75th Anniversary Conference!


  • Save $10 off all conference ticket prices by obtaining before September 15, 2017 – 11:59pm  ET.
  • Early bird hotel registration earns you an upgrade if reserved by August 18, 2017.
  • Our block of rooms discount expires September 15, 2017.

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Documentary Screened at 2013 NYSCA Annual Conference



Documentary Screening (4:00PM-5:00PM) – ATLANTIC
Once a staple on network television, horror hosting has gone underground. This cultural phenomenon survives on the fringe with a loyal cult following. In this documentary, entitled I. Zombi, cable access television personalities discuss the Horror Host Underground. This social network spans the United States, promoting their programs and enriching their lives. Professionally, this community seeks a return to mainstream status. Yet, their friendships transcend communication media. They meet several times a year at spirited conventions where they share their love of the horror genre. In this documentary film, Hayden Milligan (I. Zombi)

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Call for Papers, NYSCA Proceedings

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Research papers presented at the 70th Annual Conference (2012) of the New York State Communication Association:
Communication (of) Choice and Consequence: A 70th Anniversary Reflection on the New York State of Communication Ethics

are being accepted for blind peer review for the conference Proceedings beginning immediately after the conference.
We urge you to contribute your work.
Deadline: April 30, 2013
Papers fall into three categories:
  • Standard papers (blind peer reviewed)
  • Undergraduate papers (blind peer reviewed)
  • GIFT presentations (non-refereed)
To submit a paper, please upload a digital copy of your manuscript, no longer than 25 pages, including tables and
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… here are the top paper winners from the 2012 Conference.

Top Undergraduate Paper – Their image of me: A phenomenological study of professional dress choices by female professors – Laura Abbasi (McDaniel College)

Top Graduate paper – Beyond critical communication: Noor’s soap opera – Noura Hajjaj (Marist College)

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2012 Conference – Call For Papers

Call for Papers
Communication (of) Choice and Consequence: A 70th Anniversary Reflection on the
New York State of Communication Ethics

New York State Communication Association 70th Annual Conference
October 19-21, 2012
Honors Haven Resort & Spa, Ellenville, NY

The study and practice of communication contains an inherently ethical dimension; choices we make in our communication have consequences, as do the ways we communicate about and reflect on those choices. This year’s conference theme is inspired by the significant changes in communication contexts over the past 70 years, and how new media conduct, change, and complicate our decision- making in communication.

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