| Major Areas of Study: COMMUNICATION
The study of communication at Muskingum University isdesigned to provide students with an understanding of the communication processes found in contemporary society, an appreciation of the historical, technological, literary and dramatic heritage of communication and an opportunity to improve skills in oral communication.
Students may become involved in intercollegiate forensics as well as have an active role in WMCO, a Class A 1.32 KW FM radio station, and MCTV, a television production studio operating on the cable access channel in New Concord. The Muskingum University forensics team is another exciting way to get involved as a student. Being part of a team, traveling the country to compete with other colleges and universities, and strengthening your communication skills are all excellent ways to prepare for success in any career.
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Kaylee Lukacena, '14
Senior Kaylee Lukacena of Toronto, Ohio, majored in Communication. She chose MU because “I had a great experience during my scholarship day. The campus was wonderful and I made a great connection with the professor who interviewed me and is my current advisor, Professor Gene Alesandrini.”
Kaylee stayed busy on campus as a DJ and part of the management team for for WMCO, Muskingum’s radio station. She was also an on-air talent for Orbit TV and a staff reporter for the Black and Magenta. She was social chair of the F.A.D. sorority and a member of ODK, the junior-senior honorary, and the American Association of University Women. Kaylee also worked in the Alumni Office and as a tour guide.
Of her experience as a Muskie, Kaylee says, “I never expected to receive such a well-rounded education that has helped me discover a passion I never would have pursued otherwise, my love of health and communication, and my dream to be a professor. I am thankful for the connections I made with faculty, staff, and other students. Each person I came in contact with helped me become the strong, hard-working individual I am today.”