School of Media & Communication

Welcome to the School of Media and Communication (SMC) at BGSU!

Career paths

Students in our programs go on to careers in advertising, media sales, public relations, human relations, media production, journalism, community, service, international affairs, human resources, communications and politics. Some students continue their studies in graduate school or professional schools such as law.


An Overview of the Kuhlin Center

The Michael & Sara Kuhlin Center, home of the School of Media and Communication, includes state-of-the-art technologies and facilities. Read more about the facilities

social isolation in covid

Bridge the Pandemic Divide

Communication-gerontology collaboration creates community engagement project with long-term care facility in Columbus. Read more about the community engagement project

News and Stories

National Communication Association bestows Legacy Award upon Sandra Faulkner

Dr. Sandra Faulkner’s groundbreaking philosophies and instruction of poetic inquiry are recognized by the NCA’s Ethnography Division. She receives the Legacy Award, which honors scholars who are 20 years or more past their terminal degree and who have made a substantial contribution to ethnographic work in Communication Studies and beyond.

Terry Rentner's new book is published by Routledge

Dr. Terry Rentner co-edited Social Issues in Sport Communication: You Make the Call. Combining theory with practical application, this collection of real-life, provocative case studies on social issues in sports provides students with the opportunity to make the call on ethical and professional dilemmas faced by a variety of sport and communication professionals.

Louisa Ha receives Professorship of Research Excellence Award

Dr. Louisa Ha's research has focused on advertising, audience behavior, media managment, media technologies, international communication, and research methods.

Updated: 03/01/2023 12:05PM