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Student success

The School of Communications is a place of engaged learning for 1,200 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 MSNBC serves on our National Advisory Board, which provides professional expertise to the faculty, internship and career networking to students, and program support to the school.

 

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

Journalism major named national SPJ winner

Diego Pineda's reporting on sexual assault earned him accolades from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Communications graduates of 2018 spreading across U.S. following commencement

Here's a look at where some of the 2018 School of Communications graduates are headed after they graduate.

 
Elon family makes $100,000 estate gift to endow global engagement scholarship

Jay and Patricia Caler P’15 of Denver, North Carolina, want to help provide the same transformative experience their daughter, Katie ’15, enjoyed as an Elon student.

Interactive Media graduates told to 'choose wisely' as they look to the future

Family, friends and Elon faculty and staff gathered on May 17 with the 25 students in the Master of Arts in Interactive Media program's Class of 2018 to celebrate their completion of the program. 

Interactive Media students exhibit innovative thesis projects

The evening before their Commencement ceremony, 25 graduate students in Elon University's Interactive Media master's program shared their capstone projects with professionals, faculty and staff, family and friends.

School of Communications publishes spring 2018 issue of research journal

This semester’s edition marks the 17th in the history of the Elon Journal, the nation’s first and only undergraduate research journal in communications.

Elon’s 2018 faculty retirees recognized

At the annual Faculty/Staff Awards Luncheon on May 9, the Elon community honored 12 faculty members who are retiring this year.

Maroon Sports, Elon students named finalists for College Sports Media Awards

The School of Communications live-event production organization, which partners with Elon Athletics, was recognized in the contest’s Outstanding Live Game Production (Collegiate Student) category.

ACC executive discusses risks and rewards of alcohol sales at on-campus venues

Jeff Elliott, executive associate commissioner and chief financial officer of the Atlantic Coast Conference, spoke on May 8 with Assistant Professor Young Do Kim’s Sport Finance class.

Journalism major publishes Pulitzer Center-funded report on de-radicalization in London prisons

Paul LeBlanc ’18, who was awarded a Pulitzer Center Student Fellowship, published an April 30 article titled “In Belmarsh Prison: Radicalization or De-radicalization?”