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The School of Communication Studies aspires to achieve excellence by becoming a global leader for innovative learning, scholarship, and societal engagement with a particular emphasis on interpersonal and organizational communication.


Alumni Spotlight – Cassie Ray

Cassie Ray is one of two alums to complete all three degrees-B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. at the School of Communication Studies. Cassie says she is “filled with pride to say I am truly (and literally) ‘All Vol.'” “Each degree changed me, they shaped me to be a more competent, professional and better person in general.

Student Spotlight-Anja Peterson

When I arrived at UT I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to major in, let alone strive for a career in. Once I took my first communication course, I knew I was in the right place. The School of Communication Studies has afforded me the opportunity to develop both marketable and relational skills while supporting me every step of the way.