Communication and Media Studies Department

Understanding the process of communication is as important to our democracy as public speaking was for the ancient Greeks. Students and faculty consider issues involving gender and communication, multiculturalism, ethics, social media, media and public policy, and more. Learn more about Communication and Media Studies Department.

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Mike Perez and Angela Dubois MAB 2019-2020 awardees

2019-2020 Maine Association of Broadcasters Award Recipients

Angela "Angie" Dubois and Michael Perez, senior Media Studies majors, are the co-awardees of the Maine Association of Broadcasters Award for 2019-2020.
Meghan Courchesne

Message from a Communication Alum

"USM has taught me how to go with the flow, embrace change, and trust that everyone has their own journey."

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Service Learning Project Gallery

Students majoring in Media Studies take the Service Learning Practicum as their capstone course. Here are a few video projects that were created in the course.
Student studying.

Accelerated Graduate Pathway to MA in Leadership Studies

Students in Communication may begin working towards a Masters in Leadership Studies while still pursuing their undergraduate degree.

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Professor Ebben and Hannah Burgess on the USM Update

CMS Professor Maureen Ebben and Communication major Hannah Burgess discuss their UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunity Project) project.
Students in Mader/Rocker Video

The CMS VIMEO page

Here is your opportunity to view some recent student work.

Internships in Communication and Media Studies

Students discuss the benefits of a good internship.

Tour The CMS Production Studio

Take a video tour of the Communication and Media Studies Production Studio and learn a bit about some of the courses offered there.

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