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Breaking News

For the first time, SAMC Theatre is offering season passes!

The new season pass option is your convenient and affordable way to get first dibs on everything, at a reduced price. Read More

From SAMC to mental health advocacy

Media + Communication alum Lauren Bersaglio's journey. Read More

SAMC celebrates 5th anniversary

Faculty, students reflect on five years of SAMC. Read More

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Letter from an Art History Student

2015 grad Stefan Konrad writes to prof Laurel Gasque before leaving TWU for a bright future. Read More

Surrey Art Gallery exhibition features SAMC Art + Design faculty

Anniversary showcase includes work by TWU's Matilda Aslizadeh and Helma Sawatzky. Read More

The real virtue of virtual empathy

Media + Communication prof Dr. Kevin Schut's article was recently published by 
Think Christian
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 Dean's Corner


Dr. David Squires

Welcome to SAMC

Our world is full of art and ideas...everywhere we turn we encounter words, music, images. Human beings – created in the image of a Creator God – are fundamentally and amazingly creative. SAMC is a rich and stimulating academic community of people who believe in the power and the wonder of words and ideas, music and images, story and relationship. As highly creative and skilled artists, scholars, and leaders, we fully engage the culture in which we live, and are dedicated to mentoring students in the development of their own personal voice. Read more

First Things 2014

Dean's address, SAMC fall kick-off, Sept 3, 2014. Read more

First Things 2013

Dean's address, SAMC fall kick-off, Sept 4, 2013. Read more

First Things 2012

Dean's address, SAMC fall kick-off, Sept 5, 2012. Read more

First Things 2011

Dean's address, SAMC fall kick-off, Sept 14, 2011. Read more

A Vision for the School of the Arts, Media + Culture

Dean's address, delivered at the launch of SAMC, April 6, 2010. 
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