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MCS Fall '22 Electives

By Joy Au Still looking for an elective next fall? From media theory to marketing, MCS has a wide selection of courses that will equip you well with media literacy and communication skill sets...

Posted: May 11, 2022, 2:06 PM

MCS Student Spotlight: Grace Bundy, ‘22

Bundy reflects on her internship, MCS, and post-grad plans

by Jordan Lomax  Photo by Amisha Mathur As someone who has always been interested in content creation, senior MCS major Grace Bundy knew that MCS would help her reach her goals. She started...

Posted: May 3, 2022, 4:17 PM

MCS and Beyond: Anjali DasSarma

MCS Alumni Profile

Anjali DasSarma graduated from UMBC in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication Studies with a minor in Journalism and is now pursuing her Master’s in American Studies at Brown...

Posted: April 29, 2022, 11:02 AM

MCS Major Alexandra Hulett

Student Feature

By: Elena Kim Photo credit: Jared Lyles Can you share a little about yourself and a fun fact about you?  Hi, my name is Alex! I’m 30 years old and originally from Miami, FL. Fun fact...

Posted: April 29, 2022, 10:53 AM

MCSCOM: Connect, Engage, Grow

By: Elisabeth Chen Have you ever wanted to be more connected with those within the Media & Communication Studies major? There is a bit more to MCS than what you see in the classroom. The MCS...

Posted: April 14, 2022, 10:52 AM

Get to Know Our Alumni - Jacquelyn (Jackie) Nguyen

Graduated: Spring 2021

By: Melissa Pham Photo Credit: Brian Nguyen I recently had the opportunity to interview one of our MCS recent graduates, Jacquelyn (Jackie) Nguyen. Jackie is currently a Communication and...

Posted: April 14, 2022, 10:24 AM

MCS In Action: Sahiba Babra, ‘21

Babra combines MCS and Economics coursework for her master's

By Jordan Lomax  Photo Credit: Payton Steele Sahiba Babra ‘21, economics and Media and Communication Studies, did not originally have MCS in her academic plans. She started at UMBC in the fall...

Posted: April 14, 2022, 10:21 AM

MCS Major Elisabeth Chen

MCS Student Highlight

By Joy Au Photo Credit: Joanna Chen As an MCS student, hands-on experience is often emphasized in the curriculum as an essential step in career development. For Elisabeth Chen — and many other...

Posted: April 14, 2022, 10:11 AM

MCS In Practice

OCA Mocha co-founder and intern share their MCS experience

By Shesh Batni Have you heard of OCA Mocha? It’s a cool coffee shop just down the street co-founded by UMBC students with big ties to the Media and Communication Studies Department. MCS alum...

Posted: December 9, 2021, 4:17 PM