The University of South Carolina College of Information and Communications specializes in the real-time convergence of data, information, media and society.
The College of Information and Communications is one of only seven U.S. colleges that combines librarianship, information science, journalism and communications. Through agile academics, visionary research and integrated experiential learning, graduates are prepared to excel in a world increasingly powered by information.
Library and Information Science Masters
Available fully online, the Master of Library and Information Science degree prepares students for entry into positions in libraries and information centers in colleges, schools, communities, industries and businesses.About the Program
Former journalism professor lands on front lines of Murdaugh trial
The Murdaugh saga is the most talked-about case in the country, inspiring sustained national media attention and an entire podcast devoted to the subject. Right at the center of it is Jay Bender, a former University of South Carolina media law professor who retired in 2016. Bender has been appointed by S.C. Circuit Judge Clifton Newman to serve as a liaison between the court and the media for the high-profile case.
Calling Deion Sanders a sellout ignores the growing role of clout-chasing in college sports
Assistant professor of race and media Jabari M. Evans writes for The Conversation on the increasing role of fame and money in college sports.
Year in review '22: In with the old, in with the new
Did campus feel just a little bit livelier this year? A touch more spirited? A tad more optimistic? We thought so, too — and not only because we named a new president back in January. Yeah, that was one heck of a way to ring in the new year, and it set the tone for the months ahead, but in the end, 2022 was about all of us, from the President’s House to Russell House, from Colonial Life to Williams-Brice. It was about respecting tradition, rediscovering our identity, remembering our past and reimagining our future. In 2022, the University of South Carolina reminded us all what it means to be USC.
USC to launch new Digital Studies certificate program
The University of South Carolina will launch a first of its kind interdisciplinary certificate program in Digital Studies, giving students the opportunity to gain in-demand digital skills that prepare them for careers in every field.