Courses:

COMM 1110
COMM 3500

Jerry Drye.

Title: Associate Professor of Communication
Department:
Communication
Email: jdrye@daltonstate.edu
Phone: 706.272.2452
Fax: 706.272.2610
Office: Lorberbaum Liberal Arts 112F
Degrees:
M.S.Murray State University
B.S.Murray State University
Engaged in Doctoral study at UGA

Office Hours:
MW:10:45-12:15 pm and 2:30-4:15 pm
T: 1:30-3:00 pm

Other times by appointment - Please do not hesitate to contact me regarding help outside the classroom.

Faculty

Links:

Department of Communication
School of Liberal Arts

Humor Studies Links:
International Society for Humor Studies - http://www.hnu.edu/ishs/
American Humor Studies Association - http://americanhumorstudiesassociation.wordpress.com/
The Humor Project - http://www.humorproject.com/

Public Speaking Links:
The National Speakers Association - http://www.nsaspeaker.org/
Toastmasters International - http://www.toastmasters.org/
Advanced Public Speaking Institute - http://www.public-speaking.org/

Storytelling Links:
National Storytelling Network - http://www.storynet.org/
International Storytelling Center - http://www.storytellingcenter.net/
Storytelling Organization Institute - http://storyemergence.org/

Biography:

Laughter is not a luxury. It is a necessity.

Celebrating three decades (1979-2010) as a professional communicator...

(Raised by wolves, stolen by gypsies, sold to truckers)

Educator

  • Assistant Professor of Communication, Dalton State College: 2009-present (Currently teaching Humor Communication and Public Speaking)
  • Lecturer, Communication Studies Department Clemson University: 2006-2009
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Murray State University: 2005-2006

Public Speaker

  • Motivational Humorist
  • Storyteller
  • Stand Up Comic
  • After Dinner Speaker
  • Conference and Workshop Leader

Broadcaster (Radio and Television)

  • On air talent
  • Creative Director/ Account Executive
  • Program Director/ News Director
  • Station Manager

Education

B.S. and M.S. degrees in Organizational Communication: Murray State University

Currently enrolled in a Doctoral program in Adult Education at the University of Georgia

 

Dalton State, 650 College Drive, Dalton, GA 30720
706.272.4436 • 1.800.829.4436 • www.daltonstate.edu