Communication and Creative Arts

Communication and Creative Arts

The communication and leadership skills our students develop are relevant to a wide array of fields including medicine, engineering and business.

Kickstart Your Career

Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.



Communication, MA


Master of Arts

Sonny Santana

I met a lot of great people who turned out to be some of my best friends, and to actually run a live television show that airs on Lakeshore PBS is really, really valuable.

Sonny Santana, ’21, Communications: Broadcasting

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My group members have become more than friends...they’re family and I feel like we could accomplish anything we work on together.

Unique Opportunities

Communication and Creative Arts

Student Organizations

Sing, write, stand up for those who don’t have a voice! Our student organizations include theatre, honors society, the school paper, and jazz band.

Communication and Creative Arts

Roundtable Perspective

The Roundtable Perspective is a collegiate television program produced by students and faculty of the Department of Communication and Creative Arts at PNW.

Communication and Creative Arts


Would you like to work as an intern or volunteer for an organization? You might qualify for course credit under Com 49000.

News and Announcements

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Purdue University Northwest Students Earn Spring Semester Dean’s List Honors

Purdue University Northwest’s 2021 spring semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,792 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.

Student-Produced Television Show Wins Awards

The Roundtable Perspective, a student-produced program that airs on Fridays at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m. on Lakeshore PBS, won a bronze Telly Award in the television and political commentary category.

Rhonda Nemri

Get to Know CHESS Academic Advisor Rhonda Nemri

CHESS Academic Advisor Rhonda Nemri has plenty of PNW experience that she looks forward to sharing with her students.