Dr. Kimberly Davis
Associate Professor and Chair
Office: (904) 470-8180

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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.

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).

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.

Visit the Department of Communications website at for more information.

Department of Communications Faculty

Alvenia Derban

Instructor of Mass Communications
Office: (904) 470-8295 | CETL 2nd Floor

Daniel Henrich

Assistant Professor of Mass Communications
Office: (904) 470-8848 | Tookes 102

Rahman K. Johnson

Instructor of Mass Communications
Office: (904) 470-8181 | Tookes 114B