Bay Area Undergraduate Communication Research Conference
Hosted at
Santa Clara University
Conference Update

Due to the restrictions placed by the Bay Area county health officers and the subsequent closure of schools, we will not convene the 2020 Bay Area Undergraduate Communication Research Conference. We, the organizers, regret having to cancel and will continue to explore ways for students to present their work next year. We look forward to reconvening then.


Past Keynote Speakers

Dr. Patricia Geist-Martin, SDSU
Dr. Patricia Geist-Martin


Dr. Gust Yep, SFSU
Dr. Gust Yep


Fatima Chrifi Alaoui, SFSU
Dr. Fatima Chrifi Alaoui


Ryan Lescure, SFSU & Skyline
Ryan Lescure

SFSU & Skyline

Howard Giles, U.C. Santa Barbara
Dr. Howard Giles

UC Santa Barbara

Jorge Peña, U.C. Davis
Dr. Jorge Peña

UC Davis

Dr. Justin P. Boren
Dr. Justin P. Boren

Santa Clara University

Dr. Laramie Taylor
Dr. Laramie Taylor

UC Davis

Dr. Corey Cook
Dr. Corey Cook

University of SF

Dr. Brian H. Spitzberg
Dr. Brian H. Spitzberg

San Diego State University

Dr. Lisa Sparks
Dr. Lisa Sparks

Chapman University

Dr. Teresa L. Thompson
Dr. Teresa L. Thompson

University of Dayton

Dr. Daena Goldsmith
Dr. Daena Goldsmith

Lewis & Clark University

Local Hotel Info

Hotels near Santa Clara University

  • Candlewood Suites
    481 El Camino Real
    (800) 225-1237
  • Days Inn
    859 El Camino Real
    (408) 244-2840
Downtown San José Hotels

  • The Fairmont
    170 South Market Street
    (866) 540-4493
  • Sainte Claire Hotel
    302 South Market Street
    (408) 298-1234
  • Hilton San Jose
    300 Almaden Blvd.
    (408) 287-2100

Local Restaurant Info

  • The Hungry Hound
    1000 Lafayette Street, Ste C
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • Togos
    1000 Lafayette Street
    Santa Clara, CA 95050-4973
  • Quizno's
    495 El Camino Real
    Santa Clara, CA 95050-4396
  • Cramer's Bagels
    495 El Camino Real, # 131
    Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • Gordon Biersch
    33 East San Fernando Street
    San Jose, CA
  • Original Joe's
    301 South First Street
    San Jose, CA
  • E & O Trading Company
    96 South First Street
    San Jose, CA
  • Tied House
    65 North San Pedro Street
    San Jose, CA
  • Spaghetti Factory
    51 N San Pedro Street
    San Jose, CA
  • Johnny Rockets
    150 S 1st Street # 115
    San Jose, CA
Parking Info

From El Camino Real, please proceed through the main entrance to SCU to the parking garage on the left. Parking is free in the garage on Saturdays.

To get to the Benson Center, exit the opposite side of the parking garage from where you entered. You will be facing one of the Solar Houses built by Engineering students. Turn RIGHT on the walkway (toward the library and away from the practice fields and pool) and proceed until you reach a fountain on your left. This is the Benson Center. Enter the doors and proceed down the hallway that is to the RIGHT of the food court. The Williman Room is a the end of this hallway, to the RIGHT.

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  • Santa Clara University
    500 El Camino Real
    Santa Clara, CA 95053
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