DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION

Main Office
121 Shanks Hall  (0311)
181 Turner Street, NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-7136
Fax  540-231-9817
Email: comm@vt.edu

Office of the Department Chair

130E Shanks Hall  (0311)
181 Turner Street, NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-7166
Fax  540-231-9817
Email: comm@vt.edu

Robert E. Denton, Jr., W. Thomas Rice Chair and Department Head
130E1 Shanks Hall
540-231-7166
rdenton@vt.edu

Wendy Hodge, Graduate Staff Coordinator and Administrative Support
121 Shanks Hall
540-231-7136
wmhodge@vt.edu

Undergraduate Students


Current students for academic support, please call Kimberly Higgs at 540-231-7942 or email: kimberlyhiggs@vt.edu

Transfer students for academic support, please call Susan Stinson at 540-231-5044 or email: susans40@vt.edu

Visit the Center for Advising Support at 130A Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061 

Douglas Cannon, Assistant Department Head and Undergraduate Director
106 Shanks Hall
540-231-2331
dfcannon@vt.edu

Brandi Quesenberry, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Programs
130C Shanks Hall
540-231-9828
brandiq@vt.edu

Kimberly Higgs, Advising Coordinator
130A Shanks Hall
540-231-7942
kimberlyhiggs@vt.edu

Susan Stinson, Transfer Student Coordinator
130B Shanks Hall
540-231-5044
susans40@vt.edu

Graduate Students


Students interested in applying to the Communication M.A. degree should contact the graduate director, Beth M. Waggenspack by email at bwaggens@vt.edu or by phone at 540-231-7625.

Current graduate students requesting academic support should contact the graduate director, Beth M. Waggenspack in person, by email at bwaggens@vt.edu, or by phone at 540-231-7625.

Current graduate students requesting administrative support should contact the graduate staff coordinator Wendy Hodge in person, by email at wmhodge@vt.edu, or by phone at 540-231-7136.

Visit our office at 121 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Stree, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061 

Beth M. Waggenspack, Graduate Director
147 Shanks Hall
540-231-7625
bwaggens@vt.edu

Wendy Hodge, Graduate Staff Coordinator and Administrative Support
121 Shanks Hall
540-231-7136
wmhodge@vt.edu

Multimedia Center


Paul Spaulding, Studio Engineer
151 Moss Arts Center
540-231-8763
wpspaul@vt.edu

VT G.A.M.E.R. Lab


The VT G.A.M.E.R. Lab is a small laboratory facility dedicated to investigating the social impact of video games, immersive virtual environments, simulations, and related media technologies.

Contact lab's director Jimmy Ivory at 540-231-6507 or email: jivory@vt.edu

Visit our lab at 033 Shanks Hall, 181 Turner Stree, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061 

Jimmy Ivory, Research Director
111 Shanks Hall
540-231-6507
jivory@vt.edu