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School of Mass Communication

Welcome to Our World

Success in the fast-moving world of communications relies on more than just the ability to use technology. In the School of Mass Communication, we educate students in the Jesuit tradition to become intellectual, ethical and creative practitioners and leaders in the professions and industries of journalism and mass communication. 

With our sequences in journalism and strategic communications, students gain the the technical competency and the ability to provide vision and leadership in the complex field of communications. Perhaps that’s why the School of Mass Communication was named one of the Great Schools for Communications and Journalism Majors by the Princeton Review, and why more Loyola undergraduates choose to major at the School of Mass Communication than in any other degree program.

The Maroon Minute

Each weekday, Loyola students write, produce, direct and anchor a webcast for the Loyola community.  Click below to see their work.

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student Achievements + Research

SMC Senior Receives National First Amendment Award

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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

SMC Professor Launches Radio Show With Help From Students

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Bob Thomas, Ph.D., director of Loyola University New Orleans Center for Environmental Communication, is passionate about nature and biology. And now he’s adding a new media platform to share that passion.

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alumni Achievements + Research

SMC Grad Lands ESPN Gig

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Cameron Hill ’14 is using his Loyola degree to transform a passion for sports into a career at ESPN.

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