Advisement | College of Mass Communications and Media Arts | SIU

Southern Illinois University




Our College Advisement Team is ready to help you find your courses, apply for scholarships and reach all your goals.


Image of Rita Medina 

Rita Medina
Coordinator for Recruitment and Retention

Phone:  618-453-7713
Fax:  618-345-7714
Office:  Comm. Bldg Room 1014A

Each Department has an on-site advisor to assist their majors.


photo of Jean Kelley, Advisor in Radio-Television

The Department of Radio, Television, and Digital Media’s advisor is Jean Rendleman Miner, who assists students who wish to work in one of that department's specializations including Audio/Radio Production, Television/Video Production, Digital Media Arts & Animation, Broadcast Journalism, Media Industries, or Electronic Sports Media.

Phone: 618-453-6902
Office: Comm Bldg-C Room 1048


Photo of Jack Young, School of Journalism advisor

Jack Young is the advisor for the School of Journalism, helping students who wish to learn in the Advertising, New Media, Print-Editorial, Sports Media, or Photojournalism specializations.

Phone: 618-453-3280
Office: Comm Bldg-C Room 1210A



Photo of Carol Westerman Jones, Cinema & Photography Advisor

In the Department of Cinema and Photography, Carol Westerman-Jones advises students who choose to study Cinema Production or Studies and Fine Arts or Applied Photography.

Phone: 618-453-4164
Email: Office: Comm Bldg-C Room 1101