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SOC Caty Borum Chattoo PC Dinner 2011

Rewarding Excellence

Professor Caty Borum Chattoo speaks about award winner Melissa Smith (left) for her project “You Owe Me Your Life” -- a webisode series -- which won Best Entertainment Campaign at the Undergraduate Level at the 2011 Public Communications Awards dinner.

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Nike Women's Half Marathon for COMM 337 from Nicole Tanoue on Vimeo.

PR Portfolio: "Waitin' on a Sunny Day" Yellow Ribbon Fund

Students developed this PSA for the Yellow Ribbon Fund which helps support the "hidden heroes" who care for our incredible service men and women who have been severely injured.


PR Portfolio: "Share Your Legacy" Pitch for Newseum

With the Newseum as a client, student team "Blaze Media" pitched this promotion to attract seniors and presented it to a communication team from the Newseum in April. Fun fact: the video features American University faculty!



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SOC's Sina Weibo Team Up Close

weibo team photo

To help Chinese-speaking applicants navigate the application process, American University's School of Communication (SOC) Graduate Office has launched a Sina Weibo account to help meet the needs of social media savvy Chinese speakers on this popular microblogging site.

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PR Job at LivingSocial Develops New Skills for Dean’s Intern

"To me, LivingSocial has been a place for me to grow professionally and personally."

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Commencement Speaker: Barbara Sprunt

SOC Barbara Sprunt

SOC undergraduate speaker, Barbara Sprunt, discusses her formula for success.

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