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School of Communications Our Work and Research

From investigative reporting to presenting at national conferences, raising awareness of gender bias in the media and creating mobile apps — our alumni, faculty and students are helping to shape the fast-moving edge of the communications frontier. For our students, the combination of theoretical and practical learning they receive at Quinnipiac gives them the skills and opportunities to do good work and the confidence to do the kind of work that redefines industries.

In the field and embracing the spotlight

On campus and off, communications students and faculty are accomplishing great things in their respective disciplines. They break stories both locally and across the globe and develop public relations campaigns for nonprofit organizations. They run student media with the same level of professionalism as established radio and television shows and newspapers.

Finding the right source, angle and word comes naturally to alumni and current students. Like their professors, they are gifted storytellers who use every medium to craft narratives that are compelling and factual. When they combine their efforts, the results have been award-winning pieces of investigative reporting and programming.

Alumni Spotlight

Quaye standing outside with her arms crossed looking to the left
Public relations professional helps clients pursuing noble purposes
When Mercy Quaye ’13, MS ’18, arrived at Quinnipiac to major in journalism, she had one goal: to become a foreign correspondent.
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Faculty Spotlight

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Film co-directed by Quinnipiac professor made world premiere at 2020 Sundance Film Festival
A short film co-directed by Ashley Brandon, assistant professor of film, television and media arts at Quinnipiac, made its world premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
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Alumni Spotlight

Jonathan Grado ’13 is using the skills learned in design and social media to develop marketing plans for his family business, Grado Labs.

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