Comm event links students, alumni

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The University of Scranton’s Department of Communication will sponsor Communication Connection: A Networking Opportunity Friday, April 23 beginning at 11 a.m. in 509 Brennan Hall.

The biennial event brings students together with alumni to discuss internships, job opportunities and careers in communication.

This year’s agenda includes:

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Networking event in 509 Brennan.
Each alum will have a table to display materials. Students can meet and visit. Some alumni have internship/job opportunities and will be recruiting.

1 – 2 p.m. Lunch, 3rd floor cafeteria.
A section of the cafeteria will be reserved for attendees. Students are invited to attend using the meal cards or at their own expense. Faculty and alumni are guests of SIFE.

2:15 – 3 p.m. Concurrent panel discussions.
Students select one panel or sit in on more than one. Alums will know that students may be double dipping and therefore moving discreetly in and out of rooms.

500 Brennan – Public relations panel
502 Brennan -Broadcasting panel
509 Brennan – Advertising panel
203 Brennan – Journalism panel

Attendees for this year’s event include:

Timothy Darragh, The Morning Call
Phil Grieco, Mars, Inc.
Lisa Guthrie, WNEP-TV
John Hambrose, Alliance Landfill, Waste Management
Sara Johnson, University of Scranton
Tessa Kelly, Rubenstein Communications
Kristen Leonard, The Nielsen Company
Marnie Lawler McDonough, Stevens Institute of Technology
Christine Mellon, Wilkes University
Catherine Mirra, BBC Worldwide
Marie Olshefski, Shamrock Communications
Pamela Rogers, Nepa Family Magazine
Tracy Selingo, Free lance ad copy writer
Sandy Snyder, The Times Leader
Ryan Tigh, NBC Universal
Thomas Venditti, New York University
Michele Wieckowski, Emery Waterhouse
C. Randolph Williams, WBRE-TV

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