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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 Freshman Named 2013-14 Loyola Outstanding First Year Student

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SMC freshman Colleen Dulle is the 2013-14 Loyola Outstanding First Year Student. The award honors students for exceptional performance in demonstrating leadership on campus.

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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

Graduate nabs social media job

Valeria Arias ’14 showed up to one of Panama’s top media corporations with no appointment and a resume in hand. Arias was determined to land a job with TVN Media headquartered in Panama City, Panama by presenting her social media skills and portfolio.

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