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School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Today’s journalism is changing at lightning speed, and the same can be said for  advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications studies, in other words, all of the majors in our school. The spectrum of opportunities to tell stories with words, photos and video is exploding. Here you’ll explore online news media, digital publishing, social media, microtargeting and viral communication in our classes and in future careers.

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T-Mobile executives come to campus, claim Cocky Award

T-Mobile executives come to campus, claim Cocky Award

The Super Bowl of Advertising class had three special visitors in class: Cocky was there with trophy in hand for T-Mobile execs Peter DeLuca and Andrew Christou, recipients of the coveted award for best Super Bowl 50 commercial.

Outstanding students recognized at awards ceremony

Outstanding students recognized at awards ceremony

The School of Journalism and Mass Communications honored students for outstanding leadership, academic performance and creativity at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony.

SJMC student work stands out in competitions

SJMC student work stands out in competitions

Journalism students captured 13 awards in the 2015 South Carolina Press Association Collegiate News Contest and claimed 10 awards as winners and finalists in the Region 3 Mark of Excellence contest sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists.

T-Mobile advertising execs to claim the 2016 Cocky Award

T-Mobile advertising execs to claim the 2016 Cocky Award

The Cocky Award has become a coveted recognition for ad agencies. This year's winning team will travel to campus to claim the prize and discuss the making of the commercial.

CreateAthon@USC seeking nonprofits in need of marketing communications

CreateAthon@USC seeking nonprofits in need of marketing communications

If your nonprofit needs help - a website, brochure, business cards, logos or any kind of marketing communication materials - you can apply now to be helped by USC students and mentors who want to give of their talents and time to help you advance your mission.

Jay Bender presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

Jay Bender presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

He's the soon-to-be-retired bow-tied mass communications law and ethics professor with many accolades. But this honor is for his 30-years representing the state's newspapers and press association.

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