Recent COM Alumni Share Their Stories in Panel

On Thursday, four recent COM graduates returned to answer questions from current students and share stories about their postgraduate experiences. Covering everything from interview tips to visa sponsorships, the panel placated the nerves of students graduating in May. Each alumnus represented a different major from within the Department of Mass…

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A Life Behind the Lens: An Evening with Pete Souza

On Friday, February 2, Boston University alumnus and former chief official White House photographer Pete Souza was awarded the Hugo X. Shong Lifetime Achievement in Communication. This award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of communication. As the former chief White House photographer, Souza worked for…

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Mary-Ellen Oberhauser: The backbone of COM

BU COM’s Mary-Ellen Oberhauser, who has held the position of Department Administrator of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations for the past 19 years, will be dearly missed once she retires after this year’s Commencement Weekend. Oberhauser reflects back on moments throughout her COM life with The COMmunicator’s own Mackenzie Peña.  If…

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A Habit for Humanity: Fatima Abou Nassif (COM’14)

Fatima Nassif, former Editor-in-Chief of the COMmunicator, possesses a remarkable sense of compassion and wisdom. Her enthusiasm for community, travel, and culture acts as a driving force for her humanitarian endeavors. Originally from Beirut, Nassif explored her passion for community service while at BU. During her 2014 spring break, Nassif volunteered…

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BU Wins Big at This Year’s Hatch Awards

On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 COM’s advertising students received a total of 12 awards at the 56th annual Hatch Awards. The event, which recognizes work in creative branding and marketing, was held at the House of Blues in Boston, MA. These students are currently graduates or undergraduates in BU’s portfolio…

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An Interview with Dr. Christopher Beaudoin

Don’t let Dr. Christopher Beaudoin’s still-sparse office fool you. The new chairman of COM’s Department of Mass Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations is settling in nicely since taking the reins on July 1, 2016. He arrived at Boston University from Texas A&M University, attracted by BU’s strong emphasis on research…

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