2017 USA Conference


The 2017 USA conference focusing on ‘Changing Global Discourse and Discord: Education, Communication, Media, and Social Responsibility’, has aroused keen interest amongst many participants from around the globe coming from different academic and industry backgrounds. The purpose of this conference is to engage in key discussions with an intrinsic aim to share information, promote culture, identify challenges, find solutions and exchange the most updated knowledge on various topics of public relations, media and communication.


This is the first time the conference will be held in the United States and High Point University along with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Elon University, North Carolina A&T State University, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Winston-Salem State University and Mazoon University College, Oman are all honored to be involved with this exciting event. We are so thrilled to be a part of such an exciting opportunity for professionals from all over the world.

 The city of Greensboro is full of exciting things to see and do. Take a stroll through downtown and enjoy lunch at one of the many restaurants there or head over to the Greensboro Historical Museum. Visit one of four public gardens or find some of the city’s hidden historical treasures. For more information on the city of Greensboro and for suggestions on places to visit, please 
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Venue of the conference

The conference will take place in the conference rooms of the Sheraton Hotel at the Four Seasons (
http://www.sheratongreensboro.com) in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.  Room availability is based on a first-come-first-served concept; therefore, participants are encouraged to register for the conference as early as possible. A limited number of hotel rooms at a reduced conference price will be available.

The Sheraton Hotel at the Four Seasons Greensboro, NC
3121 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407, USA
Telephone:
336- 292-9161

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​GCA Conference Committee Members

Conference Chair


Dr. Wilfred Tremblay, Dean, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, High Point University
High Point, North Carolina, Email:wtremblay@highpoint.edu 

Planning Chair


Dr. Vern Biaett, Assistant Professor of Event Management, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication 
High Point University, Email: vbiaett@highpoint.edu


Program Chair


Dr. Sojung Claire Kim, Assistant Professor of Communication, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication
High Point University, Email: skim@highpoint.edu

Dr. Virginia McDermott, Associate Dean and Associate Professor, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication
High Point University, Email: vmcdermo@highpoint.edu

Dr. Peter Kellett, Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina Greensboro
Email: pmkellet@uncg.edu

Dr. Linda Florence Callahan, Professor, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, North Carolina A&T State University, Email: lindac@ncat.edu 

Dr. Yahya R. Kamalipour, Professor and Chair, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
North Carolina A&T State University, Email: ykamalip@ncat.edu

Dr. T Kenn Gaither, Associate Dean/Professor, School of Communication, Elon University Graduate Assistant , Email: tgaither@elon.edu 

​Graduate Assistant


Marisa Poolos, Graduate Student, The Nido R. Qubein School of Communication ,High Point University


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