Building a Professional Network

It’s not what you know, but who you know.  These words were said to me by a fraternity brother of mine during our time spent at undergrad.  It’s easy to downplay such advice when you are firmly rooted in the safe cocoon that is college, where everyone you need to know is readily available.  However as graduation loomed, this particular […]

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The Growth of LinkedIn

http://www.brandwatch.com/2012/03/reasons-to-join-linkedin/

Over the past few years, social media has become such a relevant part of my life and for most young adults. I never imagined that social media would serve as such a valuable tool for connecting with professionals across many companies and fields. I have always used social media as a way to talk to my friends and share funny […]

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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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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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