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MSC Student Rebecca Selby Wins Telly Award

Rebecca Selby, a current Master of Science in Communication student, recently won a Telly Award for the Epicor Software corporate brand launch video in the Commercials/Marketing: Craft – Visual Effects category in cooperation with Binary Pulse. About RebeccaRebecca Selby’s creative career began in elementary school when she won a small-town poster contest, and with it the esteemed title “Pork Princess.”

MSC Alumni News | 2/2/17

Emma Crnkovich, MSC ’17New Position: Sr. Analyst, Enablement – Communications & Operations at Salesforce“I transitioned from a client facing role to an internal communications role to help enable the sales team tackle any problems they may face in the marketplace. My desire to pursue internal communications was founded in Professor Randy Iden’s Foundations of Strategic

A Conversation with MSC Alumnus, Jeffrey Walker

Jeff is the CEO of CIMC Capital, the finance partner for China International Marine Containers, headquartered in Shenzhen, China. CIMC, the largest container and trailer manufacturer in the world, has 200 subsidiaries worldwide. Jeff was recently invited to the join the Wall Street Journal CEO Council as its 143rd member.Why was MSC the right program

A Conversation with Northwestern MSC Alumnus, Bob Rowley

Bob Rowley is often introduced as “This is Bob Rowley, who spent a life in communication.” Bob Rowley is the Northwestern Assistant Vice President of Media Relations and a Medill School of Journalism lecturer. He spent 30 years working for the Chicago Tribune, was a White House correspondent, Pentagon correspondent, national correspondent based in Dallas,

A Conversation with Northwestern MSC Alumnus, Sonny Sultani

Sonny is the CEO of design communications agency SONNY+ASH in Chicago, which he co-founded in 2011 in the middle of his time in the MSC program. The company helps people communicate their ideas to the masses. His undergraduate background was also in Communication Studies at Northwestern.Why was MSC the right program for you?Think of a

A Conversation with Northwestern MSC student Ashley Polk

Ashley Polk currently works for Northwestern Memorial Hospital in the corporate building and supply chain as a purchasing agent in charge of cardiology and radiology. She entered the program in January of 2017, five years after completing her undergraduate degree in communications from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.Why did you choose to attend the

Learning Themes: What Does Communication Mean To Us?

Any master’s degree program should be able to explain in not-so-many words how it’s curriculum is designed. We can explain our curriculum in two words “Learning Themes”. Our curriculum is anchored by three learning themes – Managing Complexity, Collaborative Leadership and Elegant Communication.  The Master of Science in Communication program curriculum is deliberate and unique. We

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren M. Pacheco’s (’16) Work Selected as Finalist in Downtown Gary Public Art Competition

Lauren M. Pacheco graduated from the MSC program in 2016. Her project, Destination Gary: Art | Park, was recently selected as a finalist in the Downtown Gary Public Art Competition.Lauren is an arts administrator and community organizer working at the intersections of social practice and social strategy. She is a third-generation Mexican-American born and raised in

Friday Roundup: 7/14/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.The Ways Your Brain Manages Overload, and How to Improve Them (HBR)“At the core of managing information overload is the ability to know which function to use, and how and when to use it. The six principles below can

Friday Roundup: 7/7/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.Yoplait Learns to Manufacture Authenticity to Go With Its Yogurt (NYT)“Eventually a choice was needed. Yoplait, based in Minneapolis, is part of General Mills, the huge international food conglomerate, which prides itself on cleareyed, data-driven decision-making. Cold, hard numbers —