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College of Information and Communications

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.


How a virtual advertising 'camp' saved internships for 200 students

Recent advertising graduate Jonathan Corchado is featured in this AdAge article for his summer “passion project,” which included building a website and the social media launch of Black Lives Matter South Carolina.

And the J-school scores!

The J-school has developed a new sports media concentration which will allow students to follow their interest in sports media in a variety of majors and prepare them for real-world jobs in the field.

A tasty course: PROOF alcohol ice cream

This past semester the J-school offered a satisfying course “Integrated Campaigns,” where the learning covered all facets of integrated brand communications for a UofSC alumna's startup company

Q&A with author Rachel Beanland

Rachel Beanland’s first novel, Florence Adler Swims Forever, was published last month to strong reviews. We caught up with the SJMC alumna to talk about her book, her family, the writing process and her time at UofSC.

Faculty and students recognized by national association

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication has named nine School of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty and graduate students recipients of top awards and accepted 27 papers for presentation.

Journalism alumnus is the new president of the Alumni Association's Board of Governors

Robin Roberts, ’76, a recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus award and founding member of the college's Dean’s Leadership Council, will serve a two-year term and preside over the 19 -member board.

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