Real-world experience is the basis of our award-winning mass communication program. It is our program's combination of academic preparation and skills training that employers and graduate schools find appealing.
Concepts taught in class are tested with the campus newspaper (The Wichitan), explored in the television station, and applied in required internships. Training on modern equipment enhances skills important in today's competitive job market. Documentaries, public relations campaigns, graphic design projects, and writing exercises help prepare students for graduate school or their job search after graduation.
Two Students Win Advertising Scholarships ? Two Midwestern State University students in Mass Communication, Blake Muse and Megan Piehler, received $2,000 scholarships from the Advertising Education Foundation of Houston and from the American Advertising Federation — Houston. [Read more...]
Students Receive Statewide Recognition ? At the spring of 2015 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention, five Midwestern State University Mass Communication students placed in on-site competitions, and the campus media and senior documentaries received 21 awards. [Read more...]
Newspaper, Staff, & Adviser Receive Recognition ? At the 2014 college media national convention in Philadelphia, the Midwestern State University student newspaper, The Wichitan, three members of the staff, and the adviser received national recognition. [Read more...]
Documentary Named National Finalist ? The College Broadcasters named the MSU student documentary "Under the Helmet" one of four finalists in the Best Documentary/Public Affairs category of the 2014 National Student Production Awards. [Read more...]
Newspaper Receives Recognition ? The Midwestern State University student newspaper, The Wichitan, was named as a finalist for a national award, the Pacemaker, given by the Associated Collegiate Press in the spring of 2013. [Read more...]