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Democracy and the Media Guest Lecture Series

In November 2020, the MA in Professional Communications students participated in a series of guest lectures on Democracy and the Media.

We are grateful to our guests, Dr. Richard Davis, Brigadier General Janzen, Dr. Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Dr. Peter Malachy Ryan, and Dr. Kaitlynn Mendes for their very informative presentations and opportunities for further discussion. 

Posted September 15, 2020 by Karen Sequeira
Webinar - Crisis Communication Planning: Effective Problem Solving in Crisis Management

COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of being an effective problem solver and having the ability to quickly adapt and pivot in the face of the unknown.

Today, there is a greater need than ever for an increased tolerance for ambiguity and for the capacity to generate insight that will support us as we navigate through these uncertain times. If we are to emerge to a new normal with collective insights and better ways of being, we need to build our resiliency and communication skills.

Posted July 28, 2020 by Karen Sequeira
Unmasking the Pandemic: Masks as a Visual Metaphor of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes, perhaps too many to articulate. One change is the increasing prevalence of wearing a face mask in public.

Posted June 25, 2020 by Jennifer Walinga
Webinar - Building a Resilient and Thriving Organizational Culture

COVID-19 has introduced a new level of stress to all organizations, with so many of us adjusting to a new way of living and working. Many people, while feeling stressed and struggling to find a new work/life balance, will resort to common, but unsustainable, coping practices such as working harder and longer.