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Student success

The School of Communications is a place of engaged learning for 1,150 students majoring in Journalism, Strategic Communications, Cinema & Television Arts, Communication Design, Media Analytics, and Sport & Event Management.

 

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Highest benchmark

The School of Communications is nationally accredited, along with only 17 other communications programs at private universities across the United States. ACEJMC accreditation is the highest benchmark of program quality in journalism and communications.

Terrific faculty

Terrific Faculty

Our 60 faculty members have vast professional experience, including a Pulitzer Prize recipient. Class sizes are kept small so that students and teachers get to know each other quickly and work together closely.

 

Student media

Student media

Elon students produce outstanding work—winner of the collegiate Emmy for best student television newscast, national winner for best multimedia news, first place in national film competitions, national public relations case study champion.

 

Student research

Student Research

Our students analyze the important roles of media and communications in society. We publish the nation’s only undergraduate journal in the discipline – the Elon Journal of Undergraduate Research in Communications.

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National leaders

Brian Williams of NBC News serves as national chair of our school’s Advisory Board. Professionals come to campus each semester to interact with Elon students, be guest speakers in classes, and share their expertise with the faculty.

Quality Internships

All students complete a professional internship before graduation. Our internship director guides Communications students into the workplace, and the school has a career services professional to help students in their transition to life after Elon.

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Outstanding facilities

Students spend a lot of time in the communications school, and they appreciate our excellent facilities and technology. Take a video tour here, and we hope to see you on campus for a personal tour.

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News

School of Communications campaign launched at New York gala

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams headlined the public kickoff of fundraising for Elon’s new communications facilities.

 

Campus community celebrates School of Communications campaign

Plans for a new academic complex excited alumni, students and faculty who gathered Friday to help launch a fundraising drive that, once complete, will allow Elon University to double the amount of campus space dedicated to the School of Communications.

Live Oak Communications seeks account supervisors, creative coordinators, other positions

The communications agency is looking for qualified students to fill key roles for the spring of 2015.

Julie Lellis, Lucinda Austin present research at PRSA conference

The Communications professors participated in a panel discussion and poster session.

In My Words: Teaching my dad a lesson

Associate Professor Naeemah Clark authored a newspaper column that reflects on the relationship she shares with her father and her recent efforts to teach him social media best practices.

Dan Haygood publishes column in South Bend Tribune

Communications associate professor pens piece about Notre Dame's history with the ACC.

International LLC wins annual mural competition

The mural on the second floor of Global Neighborhood D depicts a Phoenix with words in different languages and flags from around the world.