Last month, during the week of Sept 15-19 we hosted our annual COM Week activities. For about six years now, the department has offered this week of events for students to get experiences outside of the normal classroom through what we call “master classes,” to learn directly from alums and professionals working in good jobs. And as a culminating activity, we host a networking … [Read more...] about Reflection on COM Week and other opportunities for students
September 15-19 is COM WEEK 2008: Get your Reality Check. We host this event every fall semester in order to provide students with an opportunity to get connected with alums who are willing to share their career and professional experiences with you. The year we've themed it around getting a "reality check" about careers and making it in the professional world. The idea … [Read more...] about What is COM Week really all about?
Did you enjoy the last summer weekend of Labor Day? Now it's the start of the second week of classes. How are things going for you so far? Have you figured out your schedule yet? How's parking this year? Remember InCommon? New to InCommon? Hi, my name is Dr. Kelly McNeilis, I'm the department head for Communication. This is my bi-monthly blog/newsletter. This blog is … [Read more...] about Welcome back COM majors and minors
There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time. Rebecca West, Irish critic, journalist, & novelist (1892 - 1983) I've posted this quote on the Craig Hall lobby board for May. As we say goodbye to our seniors and look forward to the next year with our returning students, it's … [Read more...] about The last hurrah!
[singlepic=12,320,240,,] [singlepic=13,320,240,,] In a conference style setting, Friday, April 4 provided upwards of 50 students the opportunity to hear from PR professionals about how what it means to be a PR professional, from how to get that first job to how to handle public relations crises. A key note address started the day with Katie Pace who talked about those … [Read more...] about 2nd Annual PRSSA Day a success!