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Recognized for excellence

By choosing the College of Social Sciences, you'll not only choose from a diverse group of programs, but you'll also be choosing a college singled out for excellence.

The Princeton Review recently rated a senior faculty member in the Department of Political Science as one of the top 300 faculty in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranked the School of Nursing’s online graduate program among the top five in the nation. Additionally, The School of Mass Communication has won the national Bateman Competition in public relations more than any other university in the country. Student journalists and the student newspaper, The Maroon, are consistently recognized by professional journalism organizations such as The Society of Professional Journalists for excellence.

student Achievements + Research

SMC Senior Receives National First Amendment Award

This is an image of Lucy Dieckhaus and her SPJ award

School of Mass Communications senior Lucy Dieckhaus received the Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award September 5th from the Society of Professional Journalists.

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faculty Achievements + Research

alumni Achievements + Research

Sociology Alumnus, The Honorable Jules D. Edwards III, was elected vice chair of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana.

The Honorable Jules D. Edwards III, Sociology 1981 and J.D. 1984, was elected vice chair of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana.

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