Quinnipiac University students put on the weekly newscast during Professor Ben Bogardus' class Producing and Presenting the News, Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016 in the School of Communications on Quinnipiac's Mount Carmel Campus. In this course students act as producers, news and sports reporters, writers, editors and anchors on the show.

Experience the School of Communications

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Overview

Get to know Quinnipiac — live

Here, you’ll be able to access a dynamic virtual experience with live interactive presentations and on-demand content about academics, career development and student life within the School of Communications.

This is in addition to the university-wide content available during the Admitted Student Experience

Welcome to the School of Communications! Watch a message from Dean Chris Roush.

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Live Events

Live interactive Q&A events

We will be hosting live sessions throughout April and May to connect you with faculty and students across several of our majors. You will have the opportunity to ask questions. All sessions will be archived and available for viewing after the live events.

Upcoming Events

Don't see what you're looking for? Check back soon because we're continuing to add sessions. Also, please don't hesitate to contact us at any time.

Past events

Admitted communications students webinar and Q&A

On March 28, we hosted a live discussion to connect recently admitted members of #BobcatNation with faculty from the School of Communications. Participants had the opportunity to hear from and ask questions directly to current students, faculty and administrators about academics, distinctions, internships, career development and student life. 

Host
Chris Roush, MS
Dean, School of Communications

School of Communications Podcast: UnCOMMon Grounds

Quinnipiac University's School of Communications developed this podcast to introduce our students so they can talk about what they're learning, and how it's even more relevant now. Listen to the school's dean, Chris Roush, interview different students about why those chose the school, how they got interested in their major, and their plans for the future.


Delivering News from Home: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Journalism in a Health Crisis
Join Ben Bogardus, assistant professor of journalism, in a conversation with Matt Finn, national correspondent for Fox News. The discussion covered what it is like as a journalist to deliver quality news coverage in extreme circumstances, such as COVID-19, which has left journalists to create their own content from their homes. This behind-the-scenes look included an opportunity for Q&A. Admitted students were invited to join the conversation to get a feel for a School of Communications guest lecture event.

Alumni and professionals conference
The School of Communications hosted a one-day conference featuring alumni and professionals from across the communications industries. Hear them discuss jobs, trends and how to be successful in ever-changing fields on the ComCon website.

Quinnipiac University in Los Angeles program
Watch this virtual info session about the QU in LA program. Learn more about living, interning, and working in Los Angeles — all while remaining a full-time student at Quinnipiac.

BA in Communications/Media Studies alumni describe their careers
Recent BA in Communications/Media Studies alumni discuss how Quinnipiac prepared them for their current careers and offer advice on making the shift from student to professional. Speakers were Sam DaCosta '19 from Integrated Media Group, Déjanay Richardson '18 from NBCUniversal Media, Natalie Royals '13 from G-III Apparel Group and Mazel Genfi '18 from BET Networks.

Academic advising and student support
Danielle Reinhart, assistant dean, and Rosa Nieves, academic advisor, discussed academic advising and student support in the School of Communications.

Communications internships
Admitted students heard from current students about the internships they've landed and the awesome experience they've gained from them!

Accelerated Dual-Degree BS in Economics/MS in Journalism (3+1)
Admitted students joined us for an interactive session on the accelerated dual-degree (3+1) programs offered through the economics department, including BS in Economics/MBA, BS in Economics/MS Accounting, BS in Economics/MS Business Analytics and BS in Economics/MS in Journalism.

BA in Graphic and Interactive Design program
The chair of the graphic and interactive design major discussed the program curriculum, students' work and answered questions about the program.

Honors program
Professor Melissa A. Kaplan and current students hosted an interactive Q&A session for admitted students to learn about the Quinnipiac Honors Program.

BA or BFA in Film, Television and Media Arts
Admitted students were able to meet the faculty and ask questions about the film, television and media arts program.

Meet the 3+1's
This session was for admitted students to talk to current 3+1 students. They learned more about the campus experience and opportunities from those who are living it. Current communications students from all programs will spent time answering all questions.
This session was for students invited to the accelerated dual-degree program.

Ask the dean
The dean of the School of Communications answered all of your questions. 

Ed McMahon Communications Center tour
The Ed McMahon Communications Center is a first-rate production facility equipped with industry standard technology for hands-on training in all aspects of television, film, journalism and multimedia production. Highlights of the center include a three-camera HDTV studio, a professional-quality audio production studio, and several 4K (ultra-high-definition) editing suites. This featured a multiple-location tour with live demos in each production environment.

BA in Communications/Media Studies
We hosted an interactive Q&A session about the BA in Communications/Media Studies from faculty and students in the program.

BA in Advertising and Integrated Communications
A panel of current students and faculty presented course offerings, student work and an interactive Q&A session.

"So, you want to be on TV..."
Quinnipiac Journalism has a robust curriculum of broadcast courses to prepare students for internships and jobs in front of and behind the cameras. Admitted students were able to learn more about these experiences and opportunities.

"So, you're into entertainment and culture..."
Whether it's music, movies, art, community or foreign relations, Quinnipiac Journalism has the courses, experiences and opportunities to launch your passions and careers. Admitted students were able to learn more about these experiences and opportunities.

"So, you want to work in sports..."
Situated among the nation's sports media hub of NYC, Boston and Bristol, Connecticut, Quinnipiac Journalism has the courses, faculty, experiences and opportunities to launch your career in the sports world. Admitted students were able to learn more about these experiences and opportunities.

BA in Public Relations
A panel of current students and faculty presented course offerings, student work and an interactive Q&A session for the BA in Public Relations.

On-Demand Content

Explore more

All School of Communications programs deliver market-driven knowledge and expertise and provide strong emphasis on experiential learning in our world-sized classroom. Our model of communications education takes our students beyond the ordinary to learn and apply their knowledge in real communications and media settings.

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Take a tour

Explore our purposefully designed communications and media environments.

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Why Quinnipiac?

Students share five reasons why they chose Quinnipiac's School of Communications.

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From their perspective

Communications students discuss classes, professors, internships and their student experience on this episode of Quinnipiac Live!

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Bringing theory to life

Learn what it's like to create a senior capstone with Taylor Sniffen '20, MS '21, a Film, Television & Media Arts and Journalism double major.

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QU in LA

Follow Maggie Smith '20, MS '21, as she wraps up her experience interning in Los Angeles. In this episode, the group heads to Catalina Island with the new Quinnipiac University in Los Angeles program director.

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Seize the day

The School of Communications will host its own 24-Hour Film Challenge in the Fall of 2020. All communications students are welcome to participate in 24 hours of filmmaking mayhem!

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