Interested in the the new world of digital communications? Social media? Broadcasting? Audio and video engineering? Film? Are you interested in understanding the new world of digital media and the way our culture is being transformed by the exciting new technologies? We have the degree for you!
The Communication department at Roberts, a department with a long history of producing top notch graduates in a challenging, but exciting program, is now offering a new degree for those students who want to specialize in the communications industry.
Our degree is flexible enough to adapt to your interests in the industry. Spend a semester in Hollywood working on your film skills. Write for the Student Association college newspaper or become the editor. Use our television recording studio and put together a show or record a podcast. Work with the Redhawks Sports department as an announcer or a sports information expert. Build a diverse set of skills and see where those skills can take you!
Paul Stewart, Professor of Communication
Paul Stewart has his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and has been teaching in the Communication program at Roberts for 20 years. He has long been interested in the impact of media and technology on culture. He has been significantly influenced by Marshall McLuhan, Jacques Ellul, and Neil Postman, theorists who argue that our culture is being transformed by our visual culture and the power of this new digital world. He will teach the new Media Ecology course in the new degree program. Dr. Stewart loves airplanes, acoustic stringed instruments, keeping bees, and riding with his wife on their Trek T200 tandem bicycle!