Department of Communications

Faculty and Staff

Dr. Kimberly Davis
Associate Professor and Chair
(904) 470-8180 | | Office: Tookes 113
Ph.D., Mass Communication, Florida State University, 2007
M.S., Mass Communication, Florida State University, 1997
B.A., Communication, Mercer University, 1993

Alvenia Derban, Instructor of Mass Communications
(904) 470-8295 | | Office: CETL 2nd Floor
M.A., Mass Communications, Script and Screenwriting, Regent University
B.A., Mass Communications, Shaw University
B.A., Elementary Education, Shaw University

Daniel Henrich, Assistant Professor of Mass Communications
(904) 470-8848 | | Tookes 102
M.A., Communication (Cinema/Television Script/Production), Regent University
B.A., Communication (Photo-Journalism), California State University, Fullerton

Rahman K. Johnson, Instructor of Mass Communications
(904) 470-8181 | | Tookes 114B
M.A. Strategic Communications and Global Leadership, Seton Hall University
B.A. Edward Waters College





The Department of Communications at Edward Waters College offers a unique undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications, with a concentration focused on entry-level industry proficiency in news journalism, radio and television production, speech and language arts, film studies, public relations, advertising, and marketing.

EWC Mass Communications Program in 1987

The program’s curriculum prepares students to become professional communicators and artisans from an academic, business, executive, and management perspective with emphasis on writing, speech, reporting, production, and editing within a multimedia convergence arena.

Program Goals

The goals and objectives of Edward Waters College’s Mass Communications program are to adopt an assessment of procedures that are consistent with those set forth by accrediting agencies and organizations such as the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).



Communications Department Highlights

The students in the Communications Department have found new and inventive ways of learning their craft by serving Edwards Waters College in a media capacity. Students have engaged in various public relations, journalism, theater, video, film, photography, and advertising projects.

Our students write and produce radio and television and will have the opportunity to be on the air on the EWC TV station. EWC’s Mass Communication is distinctive because it offers hands-on experience taught by faculty who have industry experience.

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