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Recognized for excellence

By choosing the College of Social Sciences, you'll not only choose from a diverse group of programs, but you'll also be choosing a college singled out for excellence.

The Princeton Review recently rated a senior faculty member in the Department of Political Science as one of the top 300 faculty in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranked the School of Nursing’s online graduate program among the top five in the nation. Additionally, The School of Mass Communication has won the national Bateman Competition in public relations more than any other university in the country. Student journalists and the student newspaper, The Maroon, are consistently recognized by professional journalism organizations such as The Society of Professional Journalists for excellence.

student Achievements + Research

MSN Student Award Received Top Honors at 2014 Nurse of the Year Awards


Thomas Calabro of South Georgia Medical Center and a student in the MSN Health Care Systems Management program received top honors in the Critical Care category at this year’s Georgia Chapter of the March of Dimes 2014 Nurse of the Year Awards.

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faculty Achievements + Research

SMC Instructor Honored By Gambit Magazine

this is a photo of instructor and media advisor Michael Giusti

School of Mass Communication media advisor and instructor Michael Giusti is a member of Gambit magazine’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2014.

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alumni Achievements + Research

Sociology Alum Ansel Augustine, class of 2000, was named one of Gambit Weekly’s 40 Under 40.

Sociology Alum Ansel Augustine, class of 2000, was named one of Gambit Weekly’s 40 Under 40. Ansel is the Director of Black Catholic Ministries for the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

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