On February 7, 2015 a panel of MSC alumni spoke to current students during a lunchtime presentation about how to best leverage the MSC degree. Panelists included: Penelope Johnson, MSC 2013 (moderator); (L-R at table) Toby Cortelyou, MSC 2012; Aspasia Apostokis Miller, MSC 1994; Mary Kelley, MSC 2011; Jason S. Kenne, MSC 2012; and Brandon
The Fall quarter has wrapped up and I have to say that the first leg on the MSC trek has been quite enjoyable and positively life changing! After convening every Saturday at the Searle building, it was a refreshing change of pace to spend last week together off campus during our MSC Practicum Intersession. Many
Dear MSC students, alumni, and faculty, There are only 18 days until the MSC Holiday Party! We hope you can join us and welcome your guests–please simply include their name in the RSVP name box. Please RSVP by clicking HERE.
As I gear up for the holidays and reflect on my MSC experience thus far, I have to say I am thankful. The past three months in the MSC program have been amazing – from the practical lessons learned in my courses, to the friendships created with my co-hort members, down to the beautiful drive in from
Laura Myers, Northwestern Career Advancement Assistant Director, conducted a Professional Development Luncheon for the MSC Class of 2015 on Job Search Strategies. Laura spoke about finding the right jobs, networking, and informational interviewing, as well as, how to best use LinkedIn and how to build a great LinkedIn profile. In the upcoming week, Laura is also conducting
Getting accepted into the School of Communication graduate program at Northwestern University, widely regarded as one of the top universities in America, was the proudest moment of my life. I recalled that during the graduate application process, two MSC alumnus who are currently working in the news and media organization told me how astonishing MSC
More than a hundred alumni and faculty filled historic Annie May Swift Hall on Saturday, October 11, 2014 with the energy and enthusiasm characteristic of the MSC community. Attendees of the MSC 30th Anniversary Symposium began the day with a wave of smiles, friendly greetings, and conversations with faculty and old classmates. The symposium’s packed
The 2014-2015 academic year marks the Master of Science in Communication program’s 30th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, the program is hosting a symposium of academic engagement, exploration of emerging ideas and networking for alumni on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The symposium will feature faculty and alumni sharing innovative practices and inspiring stories. Attendees
Seth Maxwell, founder and CEO of The Thirst Project, served as the Keynote Speaker at MSC’s convocation on August 9, 2014. The conclusion of Maxwell’s speech can be found below.
It’s crazy to think that entire program has come and (almost) gone. It seemed like only yesterday that I was making the final preparations to move to Illinois and start this program. And now? We’re at the halfway mark of our the final quarter. Only 3 more weeks of class before we walk across the stage