BizComm alum Megan Lanasa will bring her BricknFire Pizza Company truck to the Owings Mills Campus outside the gym on Sunday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. as part of a campus event. Megan's company seeks to create an original, artisan, Neapolitan-style pizza using the freshest ingredients for their customers, and won a "Shark Tank"-style competition for restaurant concepts held by the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. Stop by the pizza truck for a slice, and say hello to Megan while you're there!
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Congratulate senior Britany Post, who was offered a full-time position after graduation through her internship at Baltimore Orthopaedics, where she will be responsible for marketing, event planning, corporate communication, design and a variety of other tasks. Here she is seen with her site supervisor, Ryan O'Donnell, the director of marketing for the company. Way to go, Britany!
The BizComm interns greeted Owen Rouse, a partner in the commercial real estate firm of Manekin, LLC, during their class meeting on Tuesday, April 7. The brother of BizComm department chair Chip Rouse, as well as a member of Stevenson's President's Advisory Council, Rouse is responsible for identifying equity capital and sourcing new business opportunities at Manekin. He offered some tips to the interns to make networking easier, helping them see the possibilities of growing from good to better to best.
With such heavy reliance on their mobile technologies, the students need to learn to develop stronger interpersonal skills to serve them in face-to-face networking events. The guest speaker provided them with methods of working a room with politeness and charm.
Congratulations to BizComm intern mentor Salli Ward, of Wonderful Wardrobes, who was nominated and then selected as one of The Daily Record's "Top 100 Women" for 2015! Out of the 400 women nominated, 100 were chosen, based upon "their educational and career history, professional and community involvement, corporate and nonprofit board memberships, and mentoring experience," according to The Daily Record's website. Salli has served as a site supervisor for several Business Communication interns interested in fashion marketing over the years. Here she is shown in her boutique with one of the BizComm interns she mentored, Aja Myles.
Senior Taylor Thompson (in the photo on the right), who aspires to own her own baking business one day, is having a fantastic internship experience under the mentorship of baker Brittany Zaruba, shown here with one of her amazing cakes. Not only is Taylor learning the secrets of the bakery, but she is also providing her mentor with guidance regarding social media marketing and research. Zaruba's bakery, Once Upon a Crumb, is slated to open in Sykesville, Maryland, soon.