The Communication & New Media Department offers students a curriculum taught by faculty members with real-world experience in fields such as photography, public relations, journalism and graphic design, and countless opportunities to develop their job portfolios.
Whether capturing images of campus life as a member of the student photo team, recording and producing a podcast for wgwg.org, Gardner-Webb’s radio station or collaborating with other communication students through the honor’s society, Lambda Pi Eta, you can apply concepts from class to the career you seek after graduation.
The Department of Communication & New Media offers three majors with several different concentrations: Communication Studies with concentrations in Video/Film, Photography, and Public Relations, Graphic Design, and Journalism with concentrations in News-Editorial (print and web), Photojournalism (still, video, and multimedia), and Broadcast (in front of the camera).
Interim Department Chair; Instructor of Communication Studies
101 Communication Studies Hall(704) 406-3841[email protected]
The excellent liberal arts education I received has helped me transition into the working world. I feel comfortable managing multiple projects at once, and I feel as though I can provide a unique perspective and opinions about the future of higher education thanks to my undergraduate experience.”
I chose photojournalism, because I have always been extremely passionate about the outdoors and traveling. Photojournalism was the perfect way to combine these two loves.”
As a student, I enjoyed the connections I could make with my coaches, classmates, professors and faculty members. You’re not going to receive that level of connection just anywhere. During my time at Gardner-Webb, I felt as if I really grew into who I was meant to be.”