The School of Mass Communication, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
UALR’s School of Mass Communication is a unit within the College of Professional Studies.
The School is comprised of undergraduate programs in Journalism and
Radio-TV-Film and a graduate program designed to serve the working
professional in journalism. It is home to University TV, a cable access
channel and The Forum, the student newspaper and The Rock
Reporter, an online creativity site.
The School has three computer labs, a photojournalism lab, a
professionally-equipped television studio, a mobile television
production truck, field production equipment, and editing and video
performance labs. Three audio production labs and a computerized
newsroom with computer-based production facilities are also available
for student use. Students also have the opportunity to work at one
of two NPR-affiliated radio stations, KLRE or KUAR.
The School’s students and faculty are active participants in several
national co-curricular organizations: the Society of Professional
Journalists, the Public Relations Student Society of America, the
National Association of Black Journalists, and the National
Broadcasting Society and Alpha Epsilon Rho, the honor society
within the National Broadcasting Society. The School also has a
chapter of KAPPA TAU ALPHA, the National Journalism Honor Society.