92nd Annual Convention  -  April 6th-10th, 2022  -  Hyatt Regency

Falls on Reedy - Greenville, SC





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                      Spring 2021 Connections                      Spotlight Scholar (Coming Soon)

                      Position Announcements 


SSCA congratulates our members for their achievements at the recent NCA convention. We're proud of our great members for their hard work and their institutions for their dedication to SSCA!

Outstanding Dissertation Award: African American Communication and Culture Division

  • Keven Rudrow, Resistive Black Masculinities: Race, Masculinity, and the Hip-Hop Sensibilities of Black Popular Culture

Book of the Year Award from the Critical/Cultural Studies Division at NCA 

  • Amanda Nell Edgar, Culturally Speaking: The Rhetoric of Voice in a Mediated Culture


SSCA 2021

Dwight L. Freshley Outstanding New Teacher Award

Matthew L. Spialek, University of Arkansas

John I. Sisco Excellence in Teaching Award

Kristi Schaller, University of Georgia

Janice Hocker Rushing Early Career Research Award

Jenny Crowley, University of Tennessee

T. Earle Johnson-Edwin Paget Distinguished Service

Shawn Long, Kennesaw State University

Michael M. Osborn Teacher-Scholar Award

Stephen A. Smith, University of Arkansas

Robert Bostrom Young Scholar Award

Max Davenport, University of Tennessee

Award Winners

Rose B. Johnson SCJ Article Award

Renee Edwards, Louisiana State University

Franklin Shirley Award

Noah Autrey, Georgia Southern University

J. Donald Ragsdale Mentor Award

Stephanie Ricker Schulte, University of Arkansas

Outreach Award

Lisa Corrigan, University of Arkansas

Minority Recruitment and Retention Award

 No Award Given

Suzanne Osborn Community College Award

No Award Given