Professors take on action-packed trip to the Nation’s Capital Reply

By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff

For Professors Lauren Anderson and Brian Wardyga, a communication-based trip, like the one they just chaperoned to Washington, D.C., is a vital experience for students to learn about the industry, make connections, and bond with classmates.

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Com Students Capitalize on Trip to Washington D.C. Reply

The annual Washington D.C. trip hosted by the Communication Department at Lasell gave six students and two professors the chance to explore the nation’s capital. With visits to SiriusXM Radio, kglobal, Newseum, Cannon House Office Building and The National Press Club, students were able to meet professionals in their field and expand connections outside of the classroom. Check out these photos and be sure to apply for next year’s trip!

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Co-Editor-in-Chief Megan Palumbo, Digital Editor Dana Sutcliffe

Com Students – Nick Crane, Cameron Brennan, Carly Smith & Irish Noel

Professors – Marie Franklin & Lauren Anderson 

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(From the left) Communication majors Alexa Shola, Morgan Nash, and Kait Quinn doing hands-on work at National Public Radio, in Washington D.C. (Photo courtesy of Dana Janbek)

(From the left) Communication majors Alexa Shola, Morgan Nash, and Kait Quinn doing hands-on work at National Public Radio, in Washington D.C. (Photo courtesy of Dana Janbek)

Kait Quinn – Managing Editor

Eight students from the Communication Department, led by Professors Sarah Burrows and Dana Janbek, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. The three-day trip was filled with visits to communication companies around the area. When visiting Fleishman-Hillard, students met with the Internship Coordinator Team and learned about everything their internship program has to offer.   More…

C or better for core COM classes 13

Tina Nalepa – 1851 Staff

Beginning this semester, communication majors will be required to earn at least a C grade in core classes. Failure to do so will obligate the student to repeat the course. The new policy was approved by the curriculum committee of the college.

The policy also requires students to understand the basics of writing, speaking, media, and more. More…