Benefits of Study Abroad from a Communication Perspective

UC Department of Communication students in Ireland

Studying abroad in college is becoming an increasingly more common experience. According to the Institute of International Education, in the 2012/2013 school year 289,408 students studied abroad. This number is steadily increasing each year as much as two percent. There are many benefits to studying abroad in a foreign country from learning a new language to learning more about yourself. […]

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The True Importance of Employee Relations

We have all heard the exhausted saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” But what happens after those you know get you to the place you want? Then suddenly the phrase turns to “It’s not about my position, it’s about my legacy.” Almost everyone desires to make a change, whether it’s on a global, local, or organizational scale. […]

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School of IT Marketing Project

For my first project with UCommunicate, I was assigned to work with UC’s School of Information Technology (SoIT). We were hired to consult on a marketing plan for the school to address one of the priorities of their strategic plan, to “increase awareness of the information technology discipline.” The School of Information Technology has developed a program in which their students can grow as information technology […]

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Resilience in Business Endeavors

On April 28, 2014, winner of The Apprentice Season 1, Bill Rancic, took the stage at an annual sales training conference in Chicago and spoke to over 700 college students across the country. This event, organized by Campus Special (Acquired by Chegg, Inc.), marked the beginning of a 13-week summer internship where interns were responsible for selling advertising products and […]

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