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Communications ·

Stokes’ Book ‘Locally Played’ Examines the Power of Games to Strengthen Communities

School of Communication professor Benjamin Stokes’ new book explores the power of games to increase citizen participation, engagement and economic activity at the local level.   
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Austin Ramsey

Communications ·

2020 Student Commencement Speakers Urge ‘Be Bold, Not Complacent’

Austin Ramsey and Amanda Nyakela Nyang’oro were the respective graduate and undergraduate student speakers at the 2020 American University School of Communication (AU SOC) Commencement ceremony.
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Communications ·

Students Create ‘Do Better’ Campaign in Memory of SOC Alumnus

One Public Relations Portfolio class created a community service and fundraising campaign in memory of SOC alumnus Steve Cammarota.
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Lynne Perri

Communications ·

SOC Inclusive Excellence Awards Celebrate Staff and Faculty Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

Each year, SOC recognizes one faculty and one staff member for their efforts to promote diversity, inclusion and equity.
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Kimberly Cataudella

Communications ·

2020 Student Journalism Awards and Honors Announced

Senior Kimberly Cataudella wins top journalism prize and joins 12 other SOC students in national honor society.
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Julitza Lopez

Communications ·

Cut Short, But Study Abroad Gave Me Two Months That I Will "Always Cherish"

If I’ve understood anything from all of this, it’s to appreciate life more.
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Alyssa Bradley

Communications ·

Public Relations Undergraduate Student Lands Competitive Position at Edelman

Public relations and strategic communications graduate Alyssa Bradley was selected for an immersion associate position at global communications consultant Edelman.
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Communications ·

SOC Professors Get Creative to Teach, Create Community Online

SOC professors are working to teach, support students, and preserve community online during the Covid-19 crisis.
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Sophia Nelson

Communications ·

Classroom in the Wild Gave Me an "Amazing Peek Into My Future Career"

I could not have asked for a better experience than the one the Classroom In The Wild: Chesapeake Bay trip gave me.
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Erica Basu

Communications ·

Erica Basu Examined Digital Privacy Advocacy and Data Protection Policymaking in India 

Recent PhD graduate Erica Basu examined data and privacy policymaking in India to understand how government and civil society use communication platforms to inform and influence public opinion on internet governance issues.
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