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Nancy Street

Faculty member Nancy Street
Associate Head for Undergraduate Studies, Internship Director
Instructional Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • Communication & Media Science
  • BLTN 102C
Professional Links
MA Speech Communication, University of Texas-Austin
BS Speech Communication, University of Texas-Austin


Academia IconTwitter IconLinkedIn IconProfessor Street forges pathways with students to their futures. Whether directing the Undergraduate Program across our six degrees, six certificates and two minors, or teaching a variety of undergraduate classes, she strives to collaborate with others to weave a network of experiences and opportunities for our over 1600 undergraduate majors and over 500 undergraduate minors.


Nancy Street came to Texas A&M University in the fall of 1989 as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Communication. She was promoted most recently to the rank of Instructional Full Professor in the fall of 2009. The charge for Academic and Professional Track faculty is to teach and serve. This is a perfect track for her as teaching and service are her passions. She has taught sixteen different courses ranging from Health Communication to Leadership and Conflict Management. She holds two College Level and one University Level Distinguished Service Awards for Teaching from the Association of Former Students as well as the Presidential Award for Academic Advising. During her tenure, she served for 13 years as the Course Director for the Basic Course, supervised the teaching of hundreds of graduate student teachers and the learning of thousands of undergraduate students. She continues to supervise other coursework in the including Communication for the Technical Professions, practicum for various certificates and minors. Currently Professor Street serves as the Associate Head for Undergraduate Studies. Her collaboration philosophy is “tell me your dream and then let’s make a plan!” Additionally, she is an avid proponent of experiential teaching methods. Her teaching philosophy is “reach out, feel, experience, see!” A student acting on the material that is presented is what adds the stickiness, and this engagement leads to participation. The result is learning. Additionally, Nancy Street has served on dozens of committees and held leadership roles that benefit students, academic advisors ,and faculty across Texas A&M University.

Courses Taught

  • COMM 101: Introduction to Communication
  • COMM 103: Principles of Communication
  • COMM/LING 105: Language and Communication
  • COMM 203: Public Speaking
  • COMM 210: Group Communication
  • COMM 215: Interviewing
  • COMM 291: Communication Research-practicum
  • COMM 305: Theories of Communication
  • COMM 315: Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 324: Communication Leadership and Conflict Management
  • COMM 325: Persuasion
  • COMM 370: Health Communication
  • COMM 460: Communication and Contemporary Issues: Leading and Ethics
  • COMM 460: Communication and Contemporary Issues: Professional Communication
  • COMM 470:Communication Healthcare Contexts
  • COMM 483: Health Communication Practicum
  • COMM 484: Internship in Communication (various)
  • COMM  485: Directed Studies
  • COMM 488: Global Media practicum


Representative Service


· Chair, Undergraduate Instruction Committee, College of Arts and Sciences

· Chair, Undergraduate Instruction Committee, Department of Communication and Journalism

· Chair, Undergraduate Council, Department of Communication and Journalism · Past-President, University Advisors and Counselors

· Past Convener, Academic and Professional Track Faculty-Dean’s Advisory Committee, College of Liberal Arts