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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Matthew Amore for Change (BU ’00 Alumnus)

Born and raised in Staten Island, Matt Amore attended BU in 2000. After taking COM101, Matt’s pursuit of a journalism slightly diverged into the field of public relations. In COM 201, Matt’s fieldwork experiences led to long-lasting memories, including interviewing ABC’s Once Upon a Time star Ginnifer Goodwin, a BU…

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Intersectionality Meets Creativity at the 3 Percent Awards

As many students who study advertising at the College of Communication know, submitting one’s campaign to a competition can be nerve-wracking, exciting, and–sometimes–incredibly satisfying. The latter was certainly true for Yonglin Huang and Nitchamon Chinavong, two creatives who won a spot at The 3 Percent Awards this past fall. Yonglin…

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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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Professor Stephen Greyser: A Savant of Practical Academia

Boston University has been fortunate enough to host many talented visiting professors over the years. This past fall, the College of Communication once again had the pleasure of doing so–this time, with a professor of communication research: Dr. Stephen Greyser. Professor Stephen Greyser, an emeritus Harvard Business School (HBS) professor,…

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