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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

MSN Graduate and Current DNP Student Published in The Journal of the Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Warren Hebert, MSN Online Graduate and DNP Student

Warren Hebert, a graduate of our MSN program and now a DNP student has published the attached article titled "Interdisciplinary Team Competencies in Engaging Family Caregivers in The Journal of the Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

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faculty Achievements + Research

National Appointment for Criminal Justice Faculty

Dr. Ronal Serpas, Professor of Practice in the Department of Criminal Justice has been appointed to National Comprehensive Law Enforcement Review Project.

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alumni Achievements + Research

Political Science alum speaks about his new book "Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation" on MSNBC

Political Science alum Gary Segura, and his co-author, Matt Barretto speak to MSNBC about their recent book and discuss how Latino voters can impact the midterms.

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