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Shelley Rubiani

Double major (Communication and Art) Shelley Rubiani is completing a senior thesis that turns 1950s sexist advertising into posters that question stereotypes.

Communication at MBC offers a personal, hands-on approach to learning. The discipline places an emphasis on writing and speaking as well as visual and media literacy. Opportunities abound to mesh theory — classroom learning and text book reading — with practice. Students engage with media organizations, communication internships, and service learning projects in the Staunton community.

Students pursue a BA with a major in communication, choosing to emphasize either public or  visual Communication. A minor in the discipline is available.

Communication is a part of MBC’s School of Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies.