The Mass Communications Department offers a comprehensive curriculum that provides students with a broad exposure to the different avenues of communication and the ability to delve deeply into a specific emphasis area. Courses are taught by faculty who are highly skilled in their discipline and have earned both regional and national accolades for their professional work and teaching excellence.
Students receive excellent opportunities for professional development outside of the classroom through student groups such as Public Relations Student Society of America, Campus News, The Advocate and Ad2Club. The department boasts regional and national student awards in journalism, photography, advertising and documentary work through independent and collaborative projects. Graduates of the program are extremely prepared to excel in a variety of media and communication fields, and are highly sought after by local and regional employers.
Three Minnesota State University Moorhead mass communication majors, Lane Zyvoloski, Sauk Rapids, Minn., Bryce Haugen, Moorhead, Minn., and Kaitlyn Teske, Fargo, N.D., were honored nationally by the Society of Professional Journalist’s 2012 Mark of Excellence Awards. Senior, Zyvoloski, won a national award for Online Feature Reporting from a medium-sized school for her “Being Queen: Life [...]
An amazing opportunity is now being offered through the Mass Communications Department. Beginning in the fall of 2013, students can work for MSUM’s student-run public relations firm, Positive Reactions and earn field experience credits! This is NOT just for public relations majors! The firm needs designers, audio and video personnel, photographers, writers and more. There [...]
Campus News Wins NATAS Award in College Newscast Category, wins most of the SPJ Awards Campus News, MSUM’s student produced newscast, took home a Crystal Pillar Award in the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Upper Midwest Chapter Student Awards of Excellence in the newscast category. Campus News was the only newscast honored with [...]
Eighteen people die each day waiting for an organ, but just one organ and tissue donor can save up to 60 lives. MSUM’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is working with two local organizations, Alexa’s Hope and LifeSource, to generate more awareness about organ and tissue donation and to in turn, hopefully get more [...]
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