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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.

Recent Stories

  • Born To Be a Journalist
    Former USA Today state editor Karen Magnuson enjoyed a successful news career despite working in an industry facing continuous disruption. The 1978 Alma College alumnus reflects on her newspaper calling.
  • National Fellowship Provides Path to Career in Foreign Service
    “I’m so honored to be a part of such a talented group of young people who share a passion for addressing global challenges.” — Marianna Smith
  • Dr. Knowles Receives Distinguished Service Award
    Dr. Lisa Knowles, an East Lansing dentist and 1994 graduate of Alma College, speaks and writes at the national level, teaching health care professionals how to be better and more efficient for their patients.