Tag Archives: Graduate Communication

Your Career and You: “Tomorrow…It Begins…Again”

I’m sitting here looking out at a magnificently miserable day and thinking back on the year that is in its final days. For the most part, good memories, with a few “challenges” thrown in just to keep things interesting. The … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Graduation…An Ending and a Beginning”

The countdown has begun to “commencement day” both at Curry College, where I teach full-time in the undergraduate Communication Department and oversee the Public Relations Concentration, and at Regis College, where I teach part-time in the graduate Organizational and Professional … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Connections…They Bring Us Together”

A series of events this past weekend really brought home the meaning for me of “connections.” The first was…thanks to a blundering electrician from our town’s utilities department…a total loss of telephone and internet service for five l-o-o-n-n-n-g-g-g-g days. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “The Road to Success…It’s an Uphill Climb”

I always find it interesting to talk with my former-student friends from Curry College, where I teach most of the undergrad public relations courses in our Communication Department, and Regis College, where I teach grad courses in the Organizational and … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Looking Back…Moving Forward”

Yep. It’s that time of the year again when we…okay, “I”…settle back and “grade” the past 12 months. (I’m a teacher, remember?? I can do this!) All in all, it has been a pretty good year… Accomplished more than originally … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Know Where To Look”

I had a somewhat frustrating experience recently trying to help a group of would-be public relations practitioners understand the basic rules of grammar and punctuation. These are reasonably bright young men and women…juniors and seniors…all of whom should know how … Continue reading

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PR Education: Ivied Walls Meet Asphalt Reality

I’ve been doing some reflecting recently. No, not out by the swimming pool, although that does sound tempting! Inside my own dusty little head. Several meetings with several former students from both Curry College and Regis College got me thinking…seriously…about … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: Optimism, Enthusiasm, and Self-Confidence

I had the pleasure of participating in the final PRSSA Tweetchat of the academic year recently. Simply stated, one of the most inspiring sessions I’ve attended in a while. The young men and women on the chat demonstrated all the … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Live for Today…Plan for Tomorrow”

After a weekend of frenetic activity (housecleaning, grocery shopping, paper-grading, thesis reading), I settled in Sunday evening for my weekly ration of “Mr. Selfridge” on PBS. I love programs that entertain and educate simultaneously! While this episode wasn’t one of … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Setting Priorities”

End of the semester…beginning of the often weird, usually off-the-wall, queries from my students. As many of you know, I’m a full-time faculty member at Curry College in the Communication Department where I ride herd over the Public Relations Concentration … Continue reading

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