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Making sense of making meaning
Communication majors and minors at Alma College work closely with faculty to develop learning paths through the major that reflect students’ career goals.
Learning and Doing
Our courses focus on getting students to apply the concepts and tools of the field both in and beyond the classroom.
Working Together to Make a Difference
In many of our courses, students work in groups to tackle problems or social issues relevant to them—often with real impact for real people!
Below is the gender activism video project that COM major, Elizabeth Blasius created for her COM 320 (Gender and Communication) class.
September 27, 2016
- Sep 27 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Jordan Burnham, Active Minds Speakers Bureau
September 28, 2016
- Sep 28 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Critical Theory Reading Circle
October 13, 2016
- Oct 13 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Misquoting Jesus: Scribes Who Changed the Scriptures and Readers Who May Never Know
Communication major Betsy Richards Pilon ’03 starts a nonprofit to give hope to families whose children have HIE, a rare brain injury caused by oxygen deprivation to the brain.
Research on film production, judicial reform, classroom behavior and health promotion garner top recognition at the 20th annual Kapp Honors Day.
“I cannot express the high regard that I hold for Dr. Joanne Gilbert as a scholar and artist. … She truly engages in social justice research that is integral to our field.” — Heather Carver, nominator