Latino Communications Institute
Preparing The Next Generation Of Communication Professionals
The Latino Communications Institute (LCI) is a workforce-preparedness program that supports the development of U.S. Latino cultural competency through relevant courses, research, and a broad spectrum of educational opportunities. LCI continues to build a pipeline of talented graduates who are career-ready. Many LCI students are first-generation college students who find life-changing training, internship connections, and mentorships during their course of study.
Developing Language Skills for Spanish Bilingual Students
With the U.S. Latino market explosion, employers are looking for talented bilingual communication professionals. The Spanish for Hispanic Media professional certificate, a collaboration with the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, provides a pathway for bilingual students to become Spanish-proficient in the communications field. Al Día, a student-produced news broadcast, prepares bilingual students for careers in Spanish-language television.
- LCI students are placed in highly competitive internships
- Recent graduates are working in newsrooms and top PR and advertising agencies