Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.
Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.
Develop the skills that employers need.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017) predicts more than 45,000 new jobs will be available between now and 2026 for editors, photographers, technical writers and public relations specialists who can create, edit, translate and disseminate information for different platforms.
Hands-on experience is key. While you’re at Edinboro, you’ll have the opportunity to work at and manage all of the student media, and earn up to 15 hours of academic credit for approved off-campus work experience at newspapers, TV and radio affiliates in Erie, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo as well as places like ESPN and CNN. On-campus resources include:
3,000-watt non-commercial FM radio station, WFSE
Applied Communicators of Edinboro (ACE) student club
Award-winning chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
Digital production studios
Television studio, ETV
Weekly campus newspaper, The Spectator
Graduates from the Edinboro Journalism program have jobs in social media, TV, radio, webpage development and corporate communications. Success stories include:
Jack Speer (BA ‘81) - Broadcaster, National Public Radio, Washington, DC
Sarah Glover (MA ‘07) - Social media editor, NBC, New York, NY
Anthony LoPinto (BA ‘14) - Digital associate producer, ESPN, Bristol, CT
Patrick Nuzzo (BA ‘14) - Social media associate editor, ESPN, Bristol, CT
Prepare for a rewarding career.
Dr. Tim Thompson, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444