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Careers in Communication Day

By Pama Mitchell, Ph.D., Educator Associate Professor Near the end of each semester I’ve devoted a day in my Intro to Mass Communication class to what I call careers in communication. I invite one or two young professionals working in

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Tribute to Lisa Connelly

by Suzanne Boys, Educator Associate Professor, Department of Communication Lisa Connelly (9.30.78-11.29.15) received her BA from UC’s Department of Communication in 2000, and went on to earn her MA from the department in 2002. As a student, she was gregarious,

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PRSA Goes to School . . . Twice!

by Suzanne Boys, Educator Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of Cincinnati.  Suzanne is the director of the department’s Public Relations Program and faculty sponsor of UC Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), UC Influence, and Communicats This fall,

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Becoming a Health Communication Specialist: From Dream to Reality

by Carrie Farrell, senior Communication major, graduating December 2015 For the past 4 years, I have dreamt of doing one thing: Becoming a Health Communication Specialist. Originally I thought I wanted to be a nurse. I enrolled in nursing school,

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Living the (Agency) Life

by Suzanne Boys (PhD), who is an Associate Professor and the Public Relations Program Director in UC’s Department of Communication This summer, I had the privilege of spending two weeks at Ketchum Atlanta as a Plank Center Educator Fellow .

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PROFESSOR EMERITUS HENRY JISHA PASSES AWAY

by Steve Depoe, Department Head Last week, Jay Jisha notified us of the passing of his father Henry Jisha on July 8. Henry was a faculty member at UC from 1960-2000, teaching Communication and Oral Interpretation courses for forty years.

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IT PAYS TO PRACTICE

by Maureen Boeing (BA, Communication, 1989, CIC, CISR ), owner of Maureen Boeing Consulting, a firm specializing in insurance operations and automation consulting business, started after spending 22 years in insurance agencies. It pays to practice. When I was in

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STUDY ABROAD, AND HOW IT’S CHANGED MY LIFE

by Jill Reister (MA, Communication, 2007), who is an Assistant Academic Director for UC International This story is part of an ongoing series of posts about the value of study abroad experiences for UC students. In May and June, we

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LIGHTS, CALIFORNIA, ACTION: A STUDENT’S EXPERIENCE FILMING A DOCUMENTARY IN THE SIERRA NEVADAS

by Jack FitzGerald (Communication major, BA graduation date 2017) In an article published on gallup.com on April 8th, 2015, the Gallup-Purdue Index data shows “only 32% of students worked on a project that took more than a semester to complete,

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STUDY ABROAD FUNDING CHALLENGE—YEAR 2–WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD!

By Steve Depoe, Head, Department of Communication Last April, the Department of Communication asked our alumni to consider making a donation to the Communication Forum fund to support scholarships to help our Communication students to engage in study abroad activities.

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