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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.


  • Dragon Business Crawl Success

    On Friday, several downtown Fargo businesses had Dragons touring their workspaces. The MSUM School of Business, School of Communication and Journalism, and Career Development Center held a Dragon Business Crawl for students. The walking tour of downtown Fargo businesses enabled students to explore how businesses use space to impact company culture and productivity. President Anne […]

    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 […]

    Real-World Experience Begins Here

    MSUM faculty are passionate about working with students, giving students numerous opportunities to connect with experiential learning, where they practice what they learn in the classroom with real-world projects. While these connections occur daily across campus, several innovative educational practices are now available to students in the Paseka School of Business.   Center for Innovative […]

    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 […]

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