College of Arts and Media
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The College of Mass Communication and Media Arts focuses on storytelling through a variety of media, looking at how stories are told, how they entertain audiences, how they educate global communities, and how technology helps tell the story, and affects it.  The college instills in students how to be responsible citizens and creative artists in their storytelling—whether it is factual or fictional. We value hands-on learning of media production and study of media history, criticism, and theory, and we cultivate an understanding of the media’s special role for professional creators working across a spectrum of cultures and political systems. The college delivers three degree programs: Cinema and Photography; Journalism; and Radio, Television, & Digital Media.  Students across all these programs can focus on one specialization, while having the ability, through collaborative teaching, to expand their skills by taking courses in any of the programs. 

Your contribution to the funds below constitutes an investment in our students’ success at SIU and in their careers.  Our students, staff, and faculty thank you for your generosity.  Please see our funding priorities below and click Give Now at the top of the page to make your gift. 

 College Funds

  • CAM Student Emergency Scholarship Fund
  • College of Arts and Media Development Fund

School of Theater and Dance

  • Bert Belasco Scholarship Fund
  • Theater Alumni Fund

School of Art and Design

  • School of Art and Design (SoAD) Student Progressus Endowment Fund
  • Art Development Fund

School of Music

  • School of Music Activities Fund
  • Kesnar Music Scholarship

School of Architecture

  • Christine Thomas Memorial Architectural Study Abroad Scholarship Fund
  • Shannon McDonald Tau Sigma Delta Scholarship Endowment Fund

School of Journalism and Advertising

  • Saluki AdLab Fund
  • Daily Egyptian Fund

School of Media Arts

  • North Light Studio Fund
  • Radio-Television Digital Media Activities Fund
Departments with the Most Gifts!
Check out which department has brought in the most gifts for SIU Day!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. 698
2 School of Medicine 372
3 Saluki Athletics 184
4 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences 147
5 College of Arts and Media 128
Departments by Dollars Raised
Check out which Department has raised the most throughout SIU Day!
Rank Department Raised
1 College of Liberal Arts $723,265.96
2 School of Medicine $681,799.94
3 College of Business and Analytics $233,495.99
4 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences $188,666.93
5 College of Arts and Media $167,864.00
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Rank State Gifts
1 IL 74
2 MO 5
2 VA 5
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