• Communication Studies

School of Communication & Journalism

  • Print
  • 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.


  • GIVV Up, Help Others

    Startup Weekend team develops tool for nonprofits By Danielle Rebel What would you be willing to give up in order to help others? That’s the question the winning team at Fargo’s Startup Weekend asked and answered. In just a few short days, the team turned a question into a functioning, reliable nonprofit fundraising platform: GIVV […]

    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 […]

    School of Communication and Journalism: Registration for old departments now held under COMM

    Recently, the Mass Communications and Communication Studies department have come together under one department named ‘The School of Communication and Journalism’. Registration for old departments will now be held under COMM. Courses that shared common course numbers will now be slightly shifted. For instance, Speech Communication CMST100 and Introduction to Mass Media MC100 has been […]

    More News >
  • Student Video

    Megan Boie, Communication Studies Major

    Megan Boie
  • Communication Studies Scholarships
    Scholarship
  • Sports Communication Conference
    Sports Communication Conference Highlight
  • Student Video

    Jesika McCauley, Communication Studies Major

    Jesika McCauley