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SOC Alumni Relations and Development 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20016-8143 

Peter Caborn Edelman
Senior Director of Regional Advancement
SOC Capital Campaign Director

Nada Maalouf, CFRE
Director of Development

Megan Olson
Senior Advancement Officer

Stephen Major, MFA
Development Coordinator



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  • The Campaign for SOC
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As an AU School of Communication alumnus, you belong to a powerful network of more than 11,000 highly successful professionals, practicing in virtually every corner of the world and every part of our disciplines.

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Film and Media Arts

American University School of Communication alumna Najwa Najjar directing.

Alumna Najwa Najjar (SOC/MA '91), a Palestinian-Jordanian filmmaker, has an amazing track record that spans fiction and documentary. 

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Media Entrepreneurship

Dena Levitz

Dena Levitz, SOC/MA '14, toured the world as a fellow reporting for D.C. start-up hub 1776.

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A New Home for SOC

The restored McKinley Building features modern classrooms & spaces for public forums & exhibitions.

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Who's Coming to AU?

SOC theater

SOC takes full advantage of its Washington location. Here are some of the professionals at the top of their fields who have visited its classrooms.

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