2018 Award Winners


 Dwight L. Freshley Outstanding New Teacher Award

Melody Lehn

John I. Sisco Excellence in Teaching Award

Lisa Corrigan

Janice Hocker Rushing Early Career Research Award

Amanda Nell Edgar

T. Earle Johnson-Edwin Paget Distinguished Service Award

Patricia Amason and Lynne Webb

Michael M. Osborn Teacher-Scholar Award

Brigitta R. Brunner

Robert Bostrom Young Scholar Award

Jeff Nagel

Rose B. Johnson SCJ Article Award

Karyn Sporer and Paige Toller

Franklin Shirley Award

William H. Merriman

J. Donald Ragsdale Mentor Award

Brigitta R. Brunner

Outreach Award

Andre E. Johnson

Minority Recruitment and Retention Award

University of Memphis

Suzanne Osborn Community College Award

Brad Bailey

 89th Annual Convention

April 3-7, 2019

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa 

Montgomery, AL

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Norfolk, VA

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April 6-10, 2022

Hyatt Recency Greenville

Greenville, SC

Welcome to the Southern States Communication Association Site!

89th Annual SSCA Convention

Montgomery, Alabama

Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa

April 3-7, 2019


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

Bernard J. Brommel Award for Outstanding Scholarship or Distinguished Service in Family Communication

  • Lynne Webb, University of Arkansas

Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards

  • DJ Woo, University of Tennessee

Distinguished Scholar Awards:

Outstanding Book Award from the Communication and Sport Division of NCA 

  • Daniel A. Grano, The Eternal Present of Sport

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