Business Communication News
Graduate student Samantha Perillo and junior Kristen Brooks, both Business Communication majors, are enjoying their first season playing on Stevenson's Division III sand volleyball team. At Stevenson's only home meet of the inaugural season, the two took a minute in the shade adjacent to the new courts to prepare for their next set. Most of the team's games have been played against Division I and II teams in the relatively new NCAA sport. Sophomore Lauren Weaver also joins the two representing the department on the team.
The department of Business Communication was ready for student visitors and their families during the final Admission Open House of the semester. Though the infamous Candy Bar treats had waned, the department was nevertheless ready to present guests with some sweet souvenirs of their visit. Freshman Lauren Novsak was on hand to help out the faculty for the event.
Journalist Allison Girvin visited via FaceTime with assistant professor Meggen Marx's New Media Communication class on April 21. Girvin is now a unit chief at NBC News, but has had stints at the Huffington Post, Bloomberg News and ABC News. She answered questions about the world of digital journalism, reporting, citizen journalism, and ethics in the media. Girvin, a graduate of Columbia University, has successfully transitioned between network and digital journalism during her career.