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Dean's Welcome

Dr. Joe Hardin, Dean of The College and Professor of English


Welcome to the website for the College of Languages and Communication!  Our faculty and students are engaged in cutting-edge study and research in the important fields of English, Rhetoric and Writing, World Languages, and Speech/Communication.  No matter how the world changes, there will always be a need for people who can read, write, and communicate successfully in English and in other languages.  Our students and faculty are leading the way in establishing where new trends in communication and new technology will lead us and how communication will function in the coming decades.  We still believe in the value of Shakespeare, Don Quixote, and Aristotle, but we’re just as interested in the communication possibilities that new technology is bringing to communication, language, writing, and the literary arts.  We believe in learning by doing, and courses in the College of Languages and Communication will keep you busy writing, reading, presenting, and speaking other languages in real-world work.  Come join us!