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International Media Student Leila Hernandez staffs the

Summer in Brussels Yields Professional Experience

This past summer, I gained real International Media experience through the SIS Summer Abroad Internship Program in Brussels, Belgium. For six weeks I worked as a trade assistant for the State of Illinois – West European Office of Trade and Investment.

Greg Grauman, SOC/BA '99.

Propelled by School Spirit, Alumnus Recruits Next Generation

The love that Greg Grauman, SOC/BA ’99, has for AU is palpable – so it’s no wonder that he has made a career of rallying others to become Eagles too. As acting director of AU’s Office of Admissions, Grauman’s relationship with AU “has only strengthened.”

Kate Hoffman, SOC/BA '04, attended a White House Easter Egg Hunt.

Alumna Builds Successful Career in D.C. Entertainment Scene

Kate Hoffman, SOC/BA ’04, was always busy, both in- and outside the classroom. Now a senior publicist at the firm where she was first an intern, she says, “AU provides you with a huge networking opportunity. It’s everything they tell you it will be.”

The founders of RECHARGEnyc.

Downward Economy Opens Doors for Three Entrepreneurial Alums

Innovative and successful people are often drawn to one another. Such is the case with Michael Heitner, KSB/BS ’81, John Kocay, SIS//BA ’79; KSB/MS ’84, and Hilarie Viener, SOC/BA ’92, founders and chief executives of RECHARGEnyc.

Casey Pallenik, '08, sits behind the news desk on the set of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

Casey Pallenik: Learning on the Job

Originally, I thought of going into international relations and being a diplomat, but one photography course stopped me in my tracks. I began pursuing a Film and Media Arts degree in the School of Communication.