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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.

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A legacy of learning

A legacy of learning

Zoe Caulder Hartley graduated with a B.A. in advertising in 1998. Hartley died in 2016, but her devotion to her alma mater didn't end there. Last year, her parents, Stanley Caulder and Zoe Josephson, and brother, Mark Caulder, established an endowed scholarship in her memory. Read more about Zoe, her family and their commitment to the University of South Carolina.

Exploring the world, expanding a major

Exploring the world, expanding a major

Capturing photographs in faraway lands and leading study abroad students around the globe are just part of the job for associate professor Van Kornegay. Read more in this August Faculty Focus.

SEC Network adds South Carolina alum Alyssa Lang

SEC Network adds South Carolina alum Alyssa Lang

SEC Network has hired Alyssa Lang (SJMC '15) as a host and anchor for its studio show programming. Lang joins the network as the new host of SEC Featured on Monday nights, and will have a supporting role in SEC Network's hit studio show, Thinking Out Loud.

USC announces the hire of Michelle LaRoche

USC announces the hire of Michelle LaRoche

Michelle LaRoche, a journalist with more than two decades of experience at Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, will join the USC School of Journalism and Mass Communications in August as its first Baldwin Business and Financial Chair in Journalism.

Student PR team wins prestigious chapter award

Student PR team wins prestigious chapter award

The University of South Carolina chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America has been recognized with PRSSA's prestigious Star Chapter Award for the 2017-18 school year. This marks the second year in a row that USC has received this award.

Journalists invited to apply for Media Law School 2018 fellowships

Journalists invited to apply for Media Law School 2018 fellowships

The 2018 Media Law School will provide selected journalists with the opportunity to develop a better understanding of the key stages of civil and criminal proceedings and to learn enough basic law to report accurately on many important issues in the news.

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