How will you bring your creativity to life?
The College of the Arts and Communication at William Paterson University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the visual arts, communication, and music.
When you enroll in one of our outstanding degree programs, you will study with an award-winning faculty that includes working fine artists, designers, actors, directors, broadcasters, communication and public relations specialists, musicians, arrangers, composers, and conductors, among others.
You will also benefit from resources and facilities that prepare you for career success. Among the College’s specialized facilities are two brand new, high definition broadcast television studios; brand new music performance recital rooms and practice rooms; music recording and audio production facilities; an electronic music laboratory; film, animation, and graphic design studios; and state-of-the-art classrooms.
Our graduates excel in careers with entertainment and record companies, television and radio stations, media corporations, jazz clubs, theater productions, design and animation studios, musical ensembles, and galleries throughout the world.
Sebastian “Seabass” Escobar discovered his passion for broadcast communication at William Paterson University. As a radio host and program director for WP 88.7 Brave New Radio, Sebastian not only earned a national award—named Best On-Air Personality at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s national awards ceremony— he also gained hands-on learning experience, benefited from state-of-the-art facilities, and connected with faculty mentors who gave him the power to find his voice and build his vision for the future.
Administrative Staff Assistant
Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Communication
Lavene Gass, MBA
Marketing & Community Liasion
Phone: (973) 720-3178
Loretta C. Mc Laughlin Vignier, MS JD
Associate Dean, College of the Arts and Communication
Daryl Joseph Moore, MFA FRSA
Dean, College of the Arts and Communication
Executive Staff Assistant
Sebastian Escobar discovered his passion for broadcast communication at William Paterson University. A trip to University Club Fair during freshman year led him to become a radio host and program director for WP 88.7 Brave New Radio. He then went on to win a national award from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System for “Best On-Air Personality.”
Sebastian Escobar '15
The opportunity to learn from professionals in the music management field and to build industry connections gave Amanda the experience she needed to stand out in a crowd of candidates. Today, she’s working for Sony Music Entertainment and credits her MBA from William Paterson with making all the difference in the world.
Amanda Kober, MBA '11
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