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Knight School of Communication

The mission of the James L. Knight School of Communication is to prepare consumers and creators of communication messages to become engaged citizens, advocates and leaders in the communities they serve. In our academic programs and our community initiatives, we are discovering how universities can shape their local media ecosystems.

The Knight School offers a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Journalism and Digital Media, a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Communication, and a Master of Arts in Communication. Our degree programs provide students with a solid liberal arts education alongside practical training in traditional and emerging media forms, and critical training in communication studies. Our courses are designed to help students become more ethical, effective communicators in all contexts. Our faculty and students are developing new avenues to approach issues of community and civic engagement, and building specialized communication strategies and media tools to realize purposeful change.

We train our graduates to be sophisticated information analysts, with the ability to evaluate, reflect, create and act with a range of media forms, and in a variety of applied communication environments. Alumni thrive in such areas as journalism, media industries, advertising, public and community relations, law, human resources, sports enterprise, corporate communication, government and education.

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The Queens Chronicle wins an award as a result of design and technology advances

The Queens Chronicle wins an award as a result of design and technology advances Read More

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The Knight School takes another step toward making Charlotte a model city for digital literacy

Making Digital Literacy a Reality for Everyone Read More

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Queens examines what millennials and managers expect

Queens examines what millennials and managers expect  Read More

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Professor Mohammed el-Nawawy Releases "Egyptian Revolution 2.0"

Professor el-Nawawy's sixth book, "Egyptian Revolution 2.0," sheds light on the growing phenomenon of cyberactivism in the Arab world and its role in democratization and socio-political change in Egypt. Read More

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Queens Combines Digital Media and Community Engagement in an Experiment of “Flash Philanthropy”

Tonight at Queens commencement ceremony for graduate students and adult undergraduate students, the audience was taken by surprise when it learned it would be part of a random act of philanthropy. Read More

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11/01/14

Neighborhood Community Workshop

The City of Charlotte and the Knight School of Communication at Queens University are offering two free digital tools workshops designed to strengthen communication in neighborhoods on Saturday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Nov. 1. View Event

11/03/14

API Workshop

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API Workshop

Training: Take a Deep Dive into Politics View Event

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Information Session: Master of Arts in Communication

The Knight School of Communication invites you to an information session to learn more about the Master of Arts in Communication. View Event

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Information Session: Master of Arts in Communication

The Knight School of Communication invites you to an information session to learn more about the Master of Arts in Communication. View Event

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