- Elizabeth Juran ’13
- Hometown: Independence, OH
- Major: Communication
It is truly a big family here. It’s easy to make friends in no time, and I noticed from the very beginning of my freshman year that I felt a part of the Mount Union family.
No matter what career path you choose, written and oral communication skills will be crucial to your success. Our unique, broad-based curriculum will prepare you to be an effective communicator by exposing you to a wide range of subjects including interpersonal and organizational communication, integrated media, public relations, communication studies and peace communication. As a communication minor, you will gain the knowledge and experience you need to be a competitor in today’s job market.
Mount Union’s Department of Communication majors have landed positions at local, regional and national media outlets such as the Associated Press, Log Home Living Magazine, Fox Sports Ohio, WJW Fox 8 Cleveland, WEWS News Net 5 Cleveland, 1450 WJER AM and The Canton Repository, among others. They can also be found working in the public relations in agency settings and for organizations including Aramark, COSI, Nationwide Insurance, Harvard University and George Washington University. Some own their own businesses.
Department of Communication majors also have pursued graduate studies at institutions across the country including the University of Georgia, University of Wisconsin, Youngstown State University, Northwestern University, Syracuse University, The Ohio State University, Kent State University and University of Akron.
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