The University of Texas Pan-American

Message from The Chair


I would like to welcome you to our department. We are a group of communication educators, artists, and scientists, all committed to making students our priority. Together, we serve over 600 majors who study in one of three major academic fields including mass-communication, theatre/television/film, and communication studies. In the classroom, students are encouraged to ask questions, find their voice, and hone their critical thinking skills. Student learning is not limited to the classroom. Students are encouraged to develop their communication skills by working for a student publication, taking part in a theatre or film production, working in the radio and television studios, and by becoming a research assistant for a professor or a member of a student research team.

Let me know how I can help you. My office is located in the Communication Arts and Sciences Building (COAS), Room 165. My phone number is 956-655-3580, and my email is Also, I enjoy meeting and getting to know prospective students and faculty members, parents of current or prospective students, potential employers, and community members.


Tom Grabowski, Chair





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