Comm/Journ Media

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Department Comm/Journ
Rowland Hall 108
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA

Phone: (717) 477-1521
Fax: (717) 477-4013



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Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Communication/Journalism is to maximize the intellectual, personal and social capabilities of our students so each can contribute to the advancement of our dynamic society.

Both undergraduate and graduate students will learn to:

  • think critically and creatively
  • gather information in many ways from diverse sources
  • evaluate and select information
  • present information clearly in visual and verbal forms to defined audiences 
  • use technology to effectively present information
  • work in a collaborative setting
  • work within an ethical and legal framework
  • understand the social, cultural and professional roles of mass communication in a diverse and democratic socie