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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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NEW “UC FRIENDS OF COMMUNICATION” ORGANIZATION ISSUES CALL FOR BOARD NOMINATIONS

by Steve Depoe, Head, Department of Communication FORMATION ANNOUNCEMENT A group of UC Communication alumni, in partnership with the Department of Communication, announces the formation of the “UC Friends of Communication” alumni organization, effective July 1, 2015. The mission of

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UC Co-Op = Opportunity: How One Co-Op Assignment Kicked Off a 20-Year Career

by Nikki (Carter) Walden (BA, 1996), who was recently named one of the Department of Communication’s 50 Communication Champions. As a UC Co-Op student from 1995 to 1997, her experience turned into a nearly 20-year career with her Co-Op employer,

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50th Anniversary Celebration: The Best is Yet to Come

by Steve Depoe, Head, Department of Communication What a night!! On Friday evening, October 10th, the Department of Communication hosted a reception at the Cincinnati Zoo to celebrate our 50th anniversary. In attendance were close to 200 alumni and family

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CAREERS IN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION III: WHAT’S THE NEXT STEP?

Amanda Drakeford (BA 2009, MA 2011) is Marketing and Communications Specialist at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation in Charlotte NC. What’s next after your entry-level position in nonprofit communications? More than six years ago, I started my career at the

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CAREERS IN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION II: THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU STEP IN THE DOOR

Kelly (Gade) Lanser (BA 2008, MA 2010), is Promotion and Events Manager, Corporation for Findlay Market in Cincinnati You just graduated with a degree in Communication and are beginning a career in the non-profit world. You may have interned at

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CAREERS IN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION I: “DEFINING MOMENTS”

by Chris Holtman (BA, 2008)is Senior Specialist, Development Communications at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. First in a three-week series of posts by UC Communication alumni in the development communication field We’ve all been there – we get into the

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