The School of Communication Studies host two speaking competitions.
Charles J. McClung Speech Contest, the largest public speaking contest in the Southeast. The contest takes place semi-annually, in the fall and spring semesters, featuring unique themes every year. This contest is for CMST 210 (Public Speaking) students.
The newest contest is Smokey Talks contest. This is for CMST 240 (Business & Professional Speaking) students. This contest is also semi-annually, in the fall and spring semesters.
Top five winners receive prize money deposited into their accounts.