Welcome to the Department of Communication and Journalism

The Department’s primary educational mission is to offer challenging liberal arts degree programs that include the personal and professional practices and the social contexts of communication, mass communication, and journalism. Through the study of human communication we seek to understand and to improve the human condition. The Department fulfills this liberal arts mission through its undergraduate programs in Communication, Media Studies, and Journalism, and through its graduate programs in Communication and Media Studies.


CMJ students receive prestigious Maine Press Association scholarships:

The Maine Press Association has just announced $5,000 in scholarships to five journalism students this year. Recipients of 2020 scholarships include Hailey Bryant, of Gorham; Olivia Shipsey, of Old Town; Leela Stockley, of Orono; Elizabeth Theriault, of Orono; and Amelia Bodge, of Sanford.

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