". . . to promote study, criticism, research, teaching, and application of the artistic, humanistic, and scientific principles of communication"

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.

Membership is open to professionals from colleges/universities, elementary and secondary schools, business, undergraduate and graduate students, Industry, community colleges, families, management, Institutions libraries and other communication related fields of study.

Current members may update their membership information, interest group selections and renew by logging on to the Members Only area and clicking 'My Profile' or 'Pay My Dues'.