Hearty congratulations go out to Business Communication alum Kristen Baione Clymer, who was awarded her Master's degree in Strategic Communication from American University's School of Communication on May 13, 2017.

According to American University's website, the degree combines "the foundational theories of effective communication with practical application to make an impact in a constantly changing media landscape." In the photo, she is shown in her academic garb beside her husband David. (Photo from Kristen Baione Clymer's Facebook page)