2013 Competition

The purpose of this competition is to encourage and give recognition to undergraduate-level scholarship in communication and to offer undergraduate students the opportunity to present their work at the 74th Annual Pennsylvania Communication Association (PCA) Convention.

Graduate Winners

Professional Civility During an Era of Institutional Change Within Museums
Susan CarrDuquesne University

Reconceiving the Internal Brand in the Postmodern Moment as Communication in a Burkean and Bakhtinian Comedic Frame
Joshua HillDuquesne University

Undergraduate Winners

One Nation under God:  The Rhetoric of American Exceptionalism in the Inaugural Address of Barack Obama
Joshua PilatPenn State University-New Kensington

Hypochondria as a Problem of Language
Allison BlumlingJuniata College