Gardner-Webb student taking photograph

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, 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).

Jeff Powell

Interim Department Chair; Instructor of Communication Studies

101 Communication Studies Hall
(704) 406-3841
[email protected]