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Nina Peacock, SIS/BA '05

Bringing the AU Community Together in Belgium

As soon as Nina Peacock, SIS/BA ’05 returned to AU from studying abroad in Brussels, she wanted to go back. Despite the stiff international labor laws and rough job market, Peacock was determined to learn more about the European Union.

Susan Zirinsky

TV News Trailblazer

“I am proud of American and proud to be an alum of the School of Communication,” says Susan Zirinsky.

Michael Kempner, alumni success story

Michael Kempner

The awards keep coming for Michael Kempner, named 2009 PR Executive of the Year at the seventh annual American Business Awards, and for MWW Group, the firm that he founded, whose new web site won Best-in-Class among advertising, marketing and PR agencies.

Tony Perkins and wife Rhonda Perkins outside the McKinley Building, photo by Jeff Watts.

From SOC to Fox News, and Back Again

FOX News' Tony Perkins, SOC/BA '81, and his wife, Rhonda, made a generous $100,000 gift to name the Tony and Rhonda Perkins Classroom.