PR Advanced: It Starts Now

On Saturday, February 24, Boston University’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America led a regional conference with one focus: How does one best land a job after completing his or her studies? It’s a question on the mind of every university student. In a public relations world,…

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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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