Assistant Professor, Communication, Media and Culture
Life is all about managing change."
Dr. Jeffrey Ranta is a hybrid practitioner and academic. With over 30 years of industry experience prior to discovering a passion for teaching, his recurrent goals are to help students achieve academic success. When not in class or doing research you can likely find Dr. Ranta working with the student-run agency TEAL Nation Communications, or advising WCCU, the university's student-run radio station.
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2016
M.A., Temple University, 1993
B.A., University of South Carolina, 1986
Advertising and Brand Strategies, Public Relations, Media and Communication, Internships
Student-run agencies, Strategic communications, Communicating Technology
CMC Internship coordinator; Adviser TEAL Nation communications; Adviser, WCCU Radio; Co-author The Student-run Agency Transitioning from Student to Professional
Dr. Ranta's Office Hours PDF