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  • Communication Studies

Communication Studies

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  • Communication Studies
    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.



  • Power of Prose

    Professor’s passion documented in writing BY DANIELLE REBEL Merrie Sue Holtan is more than a professor in the School of Communication and Journalism. She’s a freelance writer, experienced baton-twirler and avid volunteer. Her vibrant personality is central in all she does, especially when it comes to the art of storytelling. “I call myself a story […]

    Commencement is today at 1 p.m.

    Can’t attend commencement? Watch the ceremony live. Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to 362 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. State Representative Ben Lien, a 2008 MSUM political science graduate, will deliver the commencement address. His district, 4A, is comprised of the […]

    Communication course subjects have changed

    The School of Communication and Journalism would like to remind students as registration begins that communication course subjects have changed. The Mass Communication subject MC and Communication Studies subject CMST are now being offered with the subject “COMM”.

    Essay by Rebecca Gardner recently published

    An essay titled “Survivance as Resistance to Authoritative Discourse,” by Rebecca Gardner, Communication Studies, was included in the book “Feminist Challenges or Feminist Rhetorics? Locations, Scholarship, Discourse,” recently published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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    Megan Boie, Communication Studies Major

    Megan Boie
  • Communication Studies Scholarships
    Scholarship
  • Sports Communication Conference
    Sports Communication Conference Highlight
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    Jesika McCauley, Communication Studies Major

    Jesika McCauley