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    School of Mass Communications

     

    The mission of the School of Mass Communication is to prepare students to be proficient in communicating information and ideas through the utilization of media, to be qualified to hold positions in mass communication, and to gain admission to graduate and professional schools.

     

    Mass Communication is one of the top five majors in the university, featuring three options:

     

    · Multimedia Journalism (combines print and broadcasting) - download the curriculum sheet

    · Public Relations - download the curriculum sheet

     


    On-campus venues for practical experience:


    Partnerships:

     

    · The annual New York Times Student Journalism Institute: Each June since 2003, the School of Mass Communication hosts a two-week intensive journalism training opportunity for 24 of the best HBCU students from around the country. It’s taught by top reporters, editors and executives from the New York Times along with DU faculty and others.

     

    Dillard University School of Mass Communication
    2601 Gentilly Blvd. Professional Schools Building, Suite 280
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
    (504) 816-4331
    (504) 816-4035 (Fax)
    www.dillard.edu

     

    Mass Communication Faculty

     

    Dr. Cleo Joffrion Allen, Ph.D., APR
    Chair/Assistant Professor of Mass Communication (Public Relations)
    (504) 816-4331
    (504) 816-4035 (Fax)
    callen@dillard.edu
    Professional Schools Building, Suite 280D

     

    Keith Allan Morris, M.F.A.
    Assistant Professor of Mass Communication (Film)
    (504) 816-4548
    (504) 816-4035 (Fax)
    kmorris@dillard.edu
    Professional Schools Building, Suite 280F

     

    Janella Newsome, M.A.
    Visiting Professor of Mass Communication (Multimedia Journalism; Print & Broadcast)
    (504) 816-4790
    (504) 816-4035 (Fax)
    jneswome@dillard.edu
    Professional Schools Building, Suite 280E

     

    Laverta Lundy, J.D., M.A.
    Assistant Professor of English (Media Law)
    (504) 816-4102
    llundy@dillard.edu
    Cook Building, Suite 149E

     

    Mass Communication Staff

     

    Shareen Tuircuit
    Administrative Assistant
    (504) 816-4331
    (504) 816-4035 (Fax)
    nstanley@dillard.edu
    Professional Schools Building, Suite 280

     

    Mark Raymond
    Media Specialist
    (504) 816-4058
    (504) 816-4035 (Fax)
    mraymond@dillard.edu
    Professional Schools Building, Suite 280G or
    Cook Building, Suite 141

     

     

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    Dillard University

    2601 Gentilly Boulevard
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
    504.283.8822

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