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Department of Integrated Strategic Communication


Welcome to the Department of Integrated Strategic Communication. Our major offers professional preparation for careers in the allied areas of promotional communication. Disciplines include advertising, public relations, direct response communication, sales promotion, social media promotion and more. Through course work and internships, students develop marketable skills and gain command of these allied areas.

The Integrated Strategic Communication program has full national accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

Featured News


The University of Kentucky Women’s Forum is pleased to announce the 2024 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award winners. A celebratory luncheon was held March 27 to honor the nominees and award winners who reflect the accomplishments and legacy of Sarah Bennett Holmes. An address by UK President Eli Capilouto was followed by a keynote address from UK Dean of Students Trisha Clement-Montgomery on embracing “A New Era of You.”

18 UK students win at the American Advertising Awards

On Feb. 23, Ad Club Lexington hosted its annual American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in advertising. At the awards ceremony, a total of 18 University of Kentucky students were awarded with either a Gold or Silver ADDY for their group or individual student work.

ISC senior named 'Most Promising Multicultural Student' by American Advertising Federation

Audrey Meulehe, senior integrated strategic communication major in the University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information, has been named to the 2024 class of the American Advertising Federation’s "Most Promising Multicultural Students" program.

8 CI students inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society

Eight CI students were inducted into the University of Kentucky chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) National Honor Society on Feb. 28. 


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310 Lucille Little Library


Director of Marketing at Russell Capital Management

'17 Integrated Strategic Communication

Senior Global Creative Director at Under Armour

'97 Integrated Strategic Communication, formerly Advertising

Director of Partnerships, Legit Apps

'13 Integrated Strategic Communication

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