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    School of Communication & Journalism

    Communication and Journalism are exciting, dynamic and fast-moving fields of study. From the morning newspaper to online publications, personal presentations, advertising and public relations messages, tweets, and blogs to the nightly news broadcast, communicating is an integral part of our everyday lives. The School of Communication and Journalism offers a variety of majors each balancing the breadth of a liberal arts curriculum with the depth of a professional career curriculum. Students acquire career communication skills through traditional in-classroom learning and hands-on experiential projects.


  • Public relations students succeed at national competition

    Three teams of MSUM students involved in the Public Relations Student Society of America’s national Batemen Case Study competition placed in the final finish, receiving honorable mentions. Most schools enter one or two teams, but MSUM entered four, all under the direction of Professor Liz Conmy, who uses the Bateman Case Study campaign as a […]

    Campus News named best college newscast by both SPJ and MBJA

    The Society for Professional Journalists and the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association have both given first place honors to MSUM’s Campus News in the student newscast category. The Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence Awards for Region 6 includes the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. First place winners in each […]

    Horizonlines.org and several School of Communication and Journalism majors receive awards

    The following is a list of Society for Professional Journalists, Northwest Broadcast News Association Eric Sevareid, and NATAS – Upper Midwest Regional Student Production award winners from MSUM. Horizonlines.org wins First Place in SPJ Awards Horizonlines.org won was named the Best Digital-Only Student Publication by the Society of Professional Journalists in its Mark of Excellence […]

    MSUM advertising students took first place at AAF District 8 National Student Advertising Competition

    MSUM advertising students in the capstone class, “Advertising Campaigns,” taught by Jody Mattern, took home first place at this weekend’s American Advertising Federation District 8 National Student Advertising Competition. The team accepted an advertising challenge for Pizza Hut in August with the goal of increasing online ordering at pizzahut.com by 75 percent. MSUM’s campaign slogan […]

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