HOD's Welcome Note

Dr Lanre Amodu, HOD, Mass Communication

It is with great delight and privilege that I welcome you to the Department of Mass Communication, Covenant University. The department is a powerful nexus made up of world-class scholars and academic, that are innovative, creative and quantitative in terms of teaching, research and community outreach activities.    As part of our effort to train student to be expert thinkers and managers in our globalised society, our courses contents and programmes are aimed at student acquiring skills and knowledge that will aid their competence and leadership potential in media industries and other field.    To this end, the Department executes a practical-centered programme in three streams or sequences i.e. Online and Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations/Advertising sequences. The Online and Print journalism students produce and manage the Stream Newspaper, Stream Magazines and Community Stream publications as part of their training programs. Also, the Online and Print journalism students report on the beheard.com website, which provides an online platform for reporting events and happenings in the society.    For the broadcasting students, they have the privilege to train with the Department’s state-of-the-art studio and radio station (Hebron FM 95.9). Interestingly, the Department also has a journal called the Covenant Journal of Communication, which provides a veritable platform for research outputs for scholars and students.On behalf of the facility, staff and students of the Department, I welcome you to Covenant University, and the Department of Mass Communication. -     Dr Lanre Amodu (HOD, Mass Communication)