College of Social Science, Performing Arts, and Communication
Welcome to the website of the College of Social Science, Performing Arts, and Communication. (SSPAC). Whether you are a new or returning student, a VU alumnus, or a visitor to campus, we hope you explore our course offerings, the expertise of our faculty, and our outstanding facilities.
The College of Social Science, Performing Arts, and Communication fosters critical thinking, creative expression, and intellectual curiosity. In classrooms, studios, and on stage, students are prepared for a variety of careers, and are equipped to prosper in the future. We value quality education and are committed to academic success. Faculty and staff are dedicated to providing students with the educational tools that will enable them to become the leaders of tomorrow. Each program provides students with a challenging curriculum where students learn the skills that employers demand, such as teamwork, and effective written and oral communication.
The College is organized into six academic departments:
Whatever program of study a student chooses, he/she will have the opportunity to develop the tools needed to understand the world, to contribute to knowledge about the world, and to make the world a better place.
We invite you to come see our programs, our students, and our faculty.
Dr. Cynthia A. Ragle
Dean of College of Social Science, Performing Arts, and Communication
Office: Summers Center, Room 110
Taletha Provines, Secretary
Economics, Education, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work
Office: Summers Center, Room 111
JoEllen Horne, Secretary
Audio Recording, Broadcasting, Communication, Journalism, Music, Public Relations, Theatre
Office: Davis Hall, Room 102
Chelsea Lawlis Learning Center
Phillip M. Summers Center, Room 117
Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 8 PM
Friday 8 AM – 4:30 PM
Lab Assistants available to assist students
Randi Menke, Lab Assistant
Janice Strange, Lab Assistant
Jan Adams, Lab Assistant