93rd Annual Convention  -  April 12th-16th, 2023  -  Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

                                       Conference Theme - "Communicating Our Future"

St. Petersburg City Backdrop with a view of the Bay

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!

NCA's Karl R. Wallace Memorial Award:

  • Amanda Nell Edgar, University of Memphis

NCA's Benson-Campbell Dissertation Research Award: Public Address Division

  • Natonya Listach, University of Memphis, Lifting as We Climb: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Speeches of Hallie Quinn Brown

SSCA 2022

Dwight L. Freshley Outstanding New Teacher
Crystal Daugherty, Northern Kentucky University

John I. Sisco Excellence in Teaching
Camille Lewis, Furman University

Janice Hocker Rushing Early Career Research
Benjamin Medeiros, State University of New York - Plattsburgh

T. Earle Johnson-Edwin Paget Distinguished Service
Wendy Atkins-Sayre, University of Memphis
Pamela Bourland-Davis, Georgia Southern University

Michael M. Osborn Teacher-Scholar
Stephanie Schulte, University of Arkansas

Robert Bostrom Young Scholar
Colin Cameron, The University of Southern Mississippi

Award Winners

Rose B. Johnson SCJ Article Award
Brandon W. Lenoir, High Point University

Franklin Shirley Award
Serenity Wiles, Campbell University

J. Donald Ragsdale Mentor Award
Andre E. Johnson, University of Memphis

Shawn D. Long Outreach Award
Joy L. Hart, University of Louisville
Kandi L. Walker, University of Louisville

Minority Recruitment and Retention Award
No Award Given

Suzanne Osborn Community College Award
No Award Given