Vision

This is a draft and currently being reviewed and updated by the school.

The Nicholson School of Communication and Media (NSCM) is an interdisciplinary inter-college entity providing academically rigorous undergraduate and graduate education.  Through a range of professional and academic programs, excellence in creative activity, research, and technical production is fostered, guided by the strategic objective to have an impact and to become nationally and globally prominent.


Mission

This is a draft and currently being reviewed and updated by the school.

NSCM holds as its mission the promotion of:

  • Free inquiry, free speech, and the free flow of information and ideas in a diverse, contemporary society;
  • A creative, collaborative, and ethical environment for research and for the production of high-quality games, interactive media, film, and mass communication;
  • Rigorous, relevant, and stimulating undergraduate and graduate curricular and co-curricular programs that are research-based, preparing students for professional careers or advanced graduate study; and
  • Engagement, collaboration, and research with community partners to serve the university, communication and media industries, and our broadly defined service are in Central Florida and beyond.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

This is a draft and currently being reviewed and updated by the school.

It is the policy of NSCM to observe integrity, scholarship, community, creativity, and excellence as the core values that guide our conduct, performance, and decisions.  NSCM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or veteran status.  We are committed to encouraging diversity of ideas and points of view, inclusion, and creating an environment unequivocal for excellence.