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By: Kyle Flynn, Senior, Advertising/Public Relations

As a senior, I’ve had the opportunity to take a variety of classes at Loyola. While I enjoyed taking a majority of my classes, there were a few classes that, at face value might not seem like they would be all that interesting, but ended up being some of my favorite […]

Spring 2015 Events

It’s a busy semester in the School of Communication! Save the date for these and other exciting programs and events.

Spring Student Org Fair

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

School of Communication | 51 E. Pearson

First Floor

1:00 – 3:00 p.m

Representatives from School of Communication student organizations and student media will present information on getting involved.

Representatives from the following groups […]

Career Opportunities for Spring/Summer 2015

Looking ahead to summer career opportunities? Below are a few select internships and rotational programs for current students and recent grads. For more opportunities, please visit the SOC internship database.

Edelman Associate Enrichment Program

The Edelman Associate Enrichment Program is a rotational program that focuses on career exploration and development for entry-level employees in the public relations […]

Chicago Storytelling by Dale Gaughan

by Dale Gaughan

School of Communication Major: Communication

Additional Major: History

Minors: Marketing and Management


My internship at WTTW Chicago Tonight, on the “Ask Geoffrey” segment was a wonderful learning experience that not only offered insight about the inner workings of a public broadcasting service, but also the inner neighborhoods of Chicago. I discovered the hidden gems in the […]

Opportunities for Journalism Students by Karly Free

Opportunities for Journalism Students by Karly Free

by Karly Free

School of Communication Major: Journalism

Minors: Sociology, English


As a senior studying Broadcast Journalism at Loyola, there are many extracurricular activities available to get involved in. I am an active member of Loyola’s chapter of Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Beta Rho Honors Society. In addition, I sometimes write for Loyola’s student newspaper, […]

Don’t Settle for a Lame College Job

Working through college is essential. There’s not an employer out there who doesn’t want to see work experience on a recent grad’s resume. For many of us, working is also a financial necessity. I’ve had three different jobs/internship experiences over the last four years, both paid and unpaid. Here’s the rundown on each of them:

Student […]

City Life is the Best Life for Communications Majors

By: Jess Livinghouse, Blogger, Spring 2014

I’ll admit, when I decided to come to Loyola for college it was largely because of Chicago and its access to awesome food, live music and all the other exciting things a major city offers.

I’m originally from Indianapolis. It’s an awesome, medium-sized city, but for college I knew that I […]

Three Reasons College Matters

It’s not hard to learn things in 2014. Almost all the information you could ever need is a Google search and a couple clicks away from the page you’re on right now.

With so much information so easily accessible, why bother shelling out thousands of dollars and spending four years of your life on an undergraduate […]

Communication in China

Communication in China

By: Jess Livinghouse, SOC Blogger, Spring 2014

I will never forget the feeling I had when I woke up my first morning at The Beijing Center. I didn’t have a cell phone or internet connection and I was hungry. But I didn’t know where to find food, let alone how to read a menu once I […]

Outstanding Major Awards: Nominate Yourself!

Outstanding Major Awards: Nominate Yourself!

As part of Loyola University’s Weekend of Excellence, the School of Communication will recognize the work of our students with an Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 1 – 3 p.m.

The School of Communication will also host our Annual Honors Reception, recognizing top students in a variety of areas. Applications are available for […]