2018 Conference Hotel Information

There are three hotels within a cluster; all 1.2 miles from Nashville State Community College: 1. Holiday Inn Express, 5612 Lenox Ave. Contact:  Ronnie Braxton (615) 353-0700. Mr. Braxton has set aside 15 rooms at a group rate of $140.00 plus tax. Reservations must be made no later than August 7, 2018, or else the … Continue reading

Interpersonal and Small Group Interest Group Call for Papers

The Tennessee Communication Association’s Interpersonal and Small Group Interest Group invites submissions of papers and panel proposals for inclusion in the 2018 TCA Conference. The 2018 Conference theme is Communicating Peace and Calm to a World in Crisis.  All paper and/or  panel proposals should be emailed to tcollard@utm.edu . Here are the guidelines: Papers/Presentation must include … Continue reading

Graduate and Undergraduate Call for Papers

The call for graduate and undergraduate papers for the 2018 Tennessee Communication Association annual conference is now open. Prizes will be awarded for top graduate and undergraduate papers. Papers are award committee reviewed. All methodologies welcome. Student friendly conference. Please send all papers, panels, and poster ideas to Patrick Ritchie.

UofM-Lambuth Lecturer

The Department of Communication at the University of Memphis seeks a Lecturer to teach at the Lambuth Campus in Jackson, TN. A master’s in communication is required, PhD preferred. Teaching and scholarly interests should be in the area of professional and relational communication, with an ability to teach such courses as organizational, small group, and … Continue reading

Register for the 2018 Convention

Registration for the 2018 TCA Convention, September 7-8, 2018, to be held at Nashville State Community College is now open. The 2018 Conference theme is Communicating Peace and Calm to a World in Crisis. You can use this Word document  (TCA 2018-2019 Membership Form) to both register for the Conference and become a member of TCA or renew … Continue reading

Convention Hotel

The hotel for this year’sConvention is the Holiday Inn Express Hendersonville. The room rate is $124 (plus tax) per night. This rate includes complimentary parking, hot breakfast, and wireless internet. Please make your reservation by August 11, 2017. Ask for TCA group rate. Holiday Inn Express Hendersonville 615 E. Main St. Hendersonville TN 37075 615.824.0022. Directions from Volunteer … Continue reading

2018 Call for Papers

Deadline for faculty poster/papers/panels submission to chairs; student paper submissions to Patrick Richey; and student film submissions to Matthew Lawson:  May 31, 2018. Chairs are: Argumentation & Forensics – Rob Pratt – Robert.prattii@ws.edu Corporate & Organizational – Robert Baron – baronr@apsu.edu Curriculum & Instruction – Scott Christen – schristen@tntech.edu Interpersonal & Small Group – Teresa … Continue reading

Student Festival Deadline is June 1

Please enter your students’ films in the fourth annual Tennessee Communication Association Short Film Contest and Showcase. It is free to enter and there are cash prizes for the winners. The categories are: Commercials that are 30 – 60-seconds Documentaries that are 10-minutes or less Short films that are 10-minutes or less Include a MS Word document with a … Continue reading

2017 Convention – “Focus on Collaboration”

With the passage of the FOCUS Act in 2016, colleges and universities in Tennessee can expect to undergo an era of change. Communication and collaboration will be essential to navigating and adapting to the cultural, systemic, and organizational changes to come. How will TCA help direct the conversation and facilitate a smooth transition? What is … Continue reading