About ECA


The Eastern Communication Association was initially established in 1910 and continues as the oldest professional communication association in the United States. As a distinguished service-oriented organization with a history of achievement in research, criticism, communication theory, and excellence in teaching, the association welcomes members who share the goals and objectives of a membership dedicated to participation in state, regional, and national activity.



ECA has a long history of dedicated volunteers!  We are pleased to acknowledge the following members who have served our association.


ECA awards are given on an annual basis. The various calls for nominations are sent in the fall of each year with the honorees announced at the annual convention.