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Rendering of new SOC newsroom.

School of Communication

SOC is a communication laboratory informed by the experiences of professionals who work in the field and continue to serve as a focal point for developing and shaping communication services and strategies.

Today, nearly 1,200 students work, study, attend class, and conduct research in a space designed for 800. Despite space restrictions, SOC has responded imaginatively to an industry changed by time and technology, and three of its programs - in journalism, public communication, and film and media arts – are nationally ranked, with a reputation that is everyday being burnished and enhanced by the achievements of its students, professors, and alumni.


The Campaign for SOC: Communication Leadership for a New Era

Success Story

Tony Perkins and wife Rhonda Perkins outside the McKinley Building, photo by Jeff Watts.

From SOC to Fox News, and Back Again

FOX News' Tony Perkins, SOC/BA '81, and his wife, Rhonda, made a generous $100,000 gift to name the Tony and Rhonda Perkins Classroom.

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