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CSCA conducts its business and sponsors convention programs and panels through its Interest Groups, Caucuses, and Sections representing the different discipline emphases of the membership.


The mission of Central States Communication Association (CSCA) is to unite and educate people with both an affinity to the central region of the United States and a scholarly interest in all areas of communication for promotion of their mutual goals and advancement of their field.

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CSCA Journal of Communication Pedagogy Call for Editor

The Central States Communication Association (CSCA) is seeking nominations for the Editor of Journal of Communication Pedagogy, 2026-2028. The next editor responsible will begin with the volume published in 2026; this will necessitate a transition to the editorship and training in 2025. Self-nominations are encouraged. To be considered, nominees should be housed at a program that will offer the necessary support.


CSCA Names Dr. Debbie Ford Next Executive Director

At the CSCA 2024 Convention in Grand Rapids earlier this month, the CSCA Executive Committee interviewed candidates to serve as our next Executive Director. We have selected Dr. Debbie Ford to serve in this important role. She will work closely with our current Executive Director, Dr. Tiffany Wang, over the next year and officially transition on July 1, 2025.

CSCA Names Dr. Debbie Ford Next Executive Director

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