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If you are eager to learn, work, create, and lead in an award-winning communication department, the Goshen College Communication Department wants you! Our top-notch program recognizes that written, visual and verbal communication skills are critical in our everyday lives – in our friendships, our families, our schools, our communities, our churches, and our jobs. We will partner with you to nurture this gift of communication, preparing you to enter the workplace from a running start! Professors in our communication program will work alongside, mentor, and challenge you as you take concepts to a professional level. They will provide you with opportunities to “learn through doing” in the classroom, the studio, the community and the world. The Goshen College Communication Department invites you to be a part of our engaged, hard-working, and supportive team as you prepare for life beyond college.
As a communication major or minor, you will be able to seize opportunities to take classes in journalism, public relations, radio or television broadcasting, writing, multimedia and film studies. Many courses are interdisciplinary and hands-on, growing the expertise needed to operate state-of-the-art equipment. You will be inspired to develop skills for putting your faith into action and expanding your world while communicating effectively and compassionately, with an eye toward serving others throughout your career in the communication field. We welcome you to join our Communication team as we learn, produce, edit, work, study, film, discuss, question, write, grow, and have fun together!
Take an inside look at the communication department and see what our majors can offer you.
Pat Lehman, professor of communication, arrived at Goshen College in the fall of 1994, after moving to the area from California. She stayed because she loved teaching, loved her students and appreciated GC’s global emphasis.
While at Goshen College, Rachel Halder '10, from Parnell, Iowa, studied communications and women's studies. Since graduating, Rachel designed and worked in support groups for young girls and women in Peru and Indonesia.
During her time at Goshen College, Liz performed in theater productions, wrote for The Record and Goshen Commons and worked as a barista at Java Junction. She now works at Eyedart Creative Studio in Goshen.