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Randy L. Manis, M.A.

Randy ManisInstructor of Communication in the Dept. of Communication, Media and Languages (School of English, Communication, Media and Languages)


  • M.A. in Communication (2008), Morehead State University
  • B.A. in Communication (AD/PR) (2006), Morehead State University

Courses Taught

  • COMS 108 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • COMS 290 - Conflict and Communication
  • COMS 300 - Strategic Organizational Leadership
  • COMS 310 - Professional Presentations and Speechwriting
  • COMS 340 - Event Planning and Public Relations
  • COMS 383 - Facilitating Team Communication
  • COMS 420 - Analysis of Persuasion


A graduate of Morehead State University, Mr. Manis counts it a privilege and honor to be teaching in the same department from which he earned his degrees. He regularly teaches multiple sections of the fundamentals of speech communication course, as well as several upper-division courses each semester.  Additionally, Manis serves as faculty adviser to the MSU chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America, chairs the departmental scholarship committee, and reports COMS 108 assessment data for general education. His research interests include political communication, persuasion, and leadership.


303B Breckinridge Hall