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Knight School of Communication

Grounded in theory. Perfected in practice.


The Knight School of Communication develops students into creative communicators who become engaged citizens and leaders in the communities they serve. Alumni thrive in media industries, digital journalism, sports enterprise, public and community relations, corporate communication, law, human resources, government, and education.  

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Stephanie Bunao '18 speaks at Queens University of Charlotte graduation.

"The Knight School not only added many tools to my arsenal of skills, but it helped me realize my passion and love for journalism. I will never forget how professors pushed me and believed in me...even during the times I didn't believe in myself. They taught me to dig deeper, question everything, and always keep an open mind." -Stephanie Bunao '18


With a strong foundational knowledge, Knight School graduates are sophisticated consumers and creators of communication messages, for our ever-changing and diverse world.

Our programs include practical training in traditional and emerging media forms, as well as critical training in communication studies. With a strong foundational knowledge, our graduates are sophisticated information analysts, with the ability to evaluate, reflect and act with a range of media forms in a variety of environments. Faculty here are mentors to students, as well as well-respected scholars and experts in various industries linked to the field of communication. 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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Knight-Crane Hall

State-of-the-Art Facility

Knight-Crane Hall, home to the Knight School of Communication, was renovated in 2016 and has established Queens as a national model for higher education's role in technological accessibility in communities. The renovation includes technology upgrades to create a state-of-the-art physical space to support the school's work as Charlotte's digital media hub. The building features innovative learning spaces, offices, and digital, video, audio and distance-learning capabilities.

Program Highlights

Mary Stringini '16 interning at an ABC affiliate.
Internships & Career Programs
Develop hands-on experience as 100% of Knight School undergraduate students complete internships. Students have worked at organizations like the Carolina Panthers, The Charlotte Observer, The Daily Show, and WFAE Radio (NPR affiliate).
Knight School students at the Rio Olympics.
Study Abroad
Study abroad experiences can enhance Knight School programs. A group of students traveled to the Rio Olympics to gather multimedia content and plans are underway for the Tokyo Olympics.
Digital Charlotte
Digital Charlotte
Digital Charlotte's mission is to strengthen digital and media literacy in the Charlotte metro area. The program also provides students with opportunities to serve the community and address the digital divide through workshops, trainings and other initiatives.
Top 10
Best Undergraduate Teaching (U.S. News & World Report, Regional Universities South)
Pulitzer Prize Finalists on Faculty
North Carolina Poet Laureate on Faculty


recently published student works 

The Queens Chronicle

The Queens Chronicle is a campus newspaper published by the students of Queens University of Charlotte.

Queens University of Charlotte and the Charlotte skyline


We can meet with you one-on-one, set up a class visit, or connect you with an alumnus/a.

Schedule a visit, an online information session, or let us answer your questions at knightschool@queens.edu.

Daina NathanielDaina Nathaniel
Director of Undergraduate Programs

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