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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Lasting lessons from D.C. Reply

By Emily LongContributing Writer

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Sophomore Emily Long is studying at American University this spring semester

When most people think about studying abroad, they think of exotic destinations like Australia or fulfilling a childhood dream of going to London. After all, that’s the typical study abroad experience right? Well, for the past four months I haven’t been across the world, I’ve been living and studying in our nation’s capital, Washington D.C.

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COM students venture to Washington D.C. Reply

Six communication students and two faculty members traveled to WashingtonD.C. on Oct. 11-13 to learn more about political communications. Each day was lledwith activities such as touring Sirius XM Radio, having lunch at the National PressClub, meeting with Congressman Joe Kennedy III’s press secretary, and spending aday at the Newseum. (L-R) Megan Palumbo, Cameron Brennan, Nicholas Crane, Carly Smith, Dana Sutcliffe, Irish Noel, Dr. Lauren Anderson and Professor Marie Franklin.

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 

Gallery of Communication dept. Washington D.C. trip Reply

Communication professors Erin Vicente and Marie Franklin took a group of communication students to Washington D.C. over the weekend of Oct. 20-22. Check out photos from their trip below.

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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…