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Communication Arts

Tell Your Stories

We all have stories and experiences we want to share and the Communication Arts department is here to help you do just that!

Whether it be through a camera lens, the written word, or a podcast, this department will prepare you for the world of media creation in the twenty-first century.

Choose Your Journey

Majors

Learn both the knowledge and craft of digital media and communication.

Careers

Filmmaking / Journalism / Broadcasting Public Relations / Internet Media

Dive into literature, and advance your writing and analytical skills.

Careers

Journalism / Advertising / Social Media

Learn both sport management and communication skills.

Careers

Sports Info Director / Sports Journalist / Sports Media

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Our Faculty

Sharon Beck

Sharon Beck

Instructor of English

Prof. Beck is originally from Georgia; She attained her bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southern University, her master’s degree from North Georgia University, and further studies in English from Liberty University.

She is married to Jon who is a pastor and is passionate about her love for Christ as she seeks to integrate faith through writing and literature.

Dr. Tim Craig

Dr. Tim Craig

Professor of Communication

Dr. Craig received his Ph.D. in Communication Studies from Regent University in 2013 with a research interest in popular culture and media. He has a journalism background — he has covered everything from NBA to NASCAR to local crime and courts — and continues to freelance write and design in his spare time. His favorite verse to ponder is Proverbs 16:9.

Nathan Hartman

Nathan Hartman

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

Prof. Hartman comes to Warner with a Master of Fine Arts in Professional Screenwriting and teaches WU’s film related courses.

He is a multi-award winning screenwriter and producer, with a short documentary featured by The New Yorker. He also enjoys reading, board games, podcasts and has a passion for theme park culture and history.

Dr. Carlene Harwood

Dr. Carlene Harwood

Instructor of English

Dr. Harwood earned her Doctorate of Education from Nova Southeastern University. She teaches all levels of Composition, as well as American and World Literature courses.

She is known for her baking, her love of cats, and her enormous collection of shoes.

Dr. Christopher Maslanka

Dr. Christopher Maslanka

Associate Professor of English

Dr. Maslanka has a PhD in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin. His focus is on medieval narratives of knights and saints and on social and religious perspectives on medieval identities.

When not teaching, he enjoys comic books, puppetry, surfing, and boardgames.