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.
In case you missed it, this year is MSUM’s 125th anniversary. Help us celebrate by participating in the 125th Video Contest! Winners will receive: $200 First Place $100 Second Place $50 Third Place The rules are simple: Must address the theme, “Why I love MSUM” Be creative About MSUM/ On Campus One video per person No [...]
First clue of the month: “Back when MSUM was called Moorhead State Teachers College, this man was the athletic director for 18 years.” Second clue of the month: “Run up these and you’ll fit right in, when you’re in the building that the token is hidden.”
THE ADVOCATE MISSION STATEMENT The purpose of The Advocate, as a print and online publication, is to ethically inform and entertain students, faculty, alumni and other members of the MSUM community on subjects regarding university issues and college life. ADVERTISING MANAGER Job Description -SELL ADS (so that the publication does not die) -Complete ad layout [...]
Experience gray wolf feeding habits first hand At 7 p.m. on Feb. 6 the Red River Zoo’s Feast or Famine event kicks off the month and gives visitors the chance to visually learn about wolf hunting and feeding behaviors. The nocturnal creatures regularly practice their hunting skills through various exercises, including Feast or Famine, where [...]
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Natasha Smith talks about her experience