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Making sense of making meaning
Zippia, an online career information resource, recognizes Alma College in the top ten schools in Michigan to study communication.
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.
The switch from FM broadcast to web-based streaming provides more opportunities for students to experiment in different media and have their work seen.
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.