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
Instructor Ryan Rucker brings virtual education to life
With courses that combine data science and strategic planning, the new data and communication master’s degree in the College of Information and Communications prepares students to share complex ideas across an organization. Instructor Ryan Rucker is the perfect person to show them how.
USC alumna living her dream at SEC Network
2015 Broadcast Journalism graduate, Alyssa Lang gives fans an all-access pass to the most storied conference in sports. Lang is a host, anchor and reporter for SEC Network. She is now holding down studio shows, breaking major stories and doing the hard work of bringing fans essential reports about their beloved teams.
Hurricane Ian flooded a hospital and forced evacuations from dozens of nursing homes
Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms to hit the U.S., tore part of the roof off a hospital in Port Charlotte, Florida, and flooded the building’s lower level emergency room, sending staff scrambling to move patients as water poured in. Brett Robertson, assistant professor of communication in UofSC's College of Information and Communications, writes about how hospitals and other health care organizations can better prepare for disasters.
Former television anchor now sparks love of nature for children
It’s been a long road from journalism to children’s books for Angela McCurry May, an alumna of the College of Information and Communications. She always planned to report the news — and she has. Now, she is also making the news as a New York Times bestselling children’s book co-author.