The 2017 May Baccalaureate ceremony, planned by the senior class and held on May 15, included a host of Business Communication majors and one very special alum....Click here to read more.
Business Communication News
As the seniors say goodbye to us at Commencement, we are hearing from them about what they'll be doing after graduation.
Annie McCoach (left) and Colleen Shipley have accepted positions with the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company as marketing assistants. With offices nationwide, Whiting-Turner had made its mark in the construction industry since 1909.
Hayley Jacobs has taken a job with Endless Options as a Quality Assurance and Human Resources Assistant. She will use her communication skills to manage employees who work with clients with Autism.
Shane Messick, who has had a life-long desire to work in the entertainment industry, has relocated in a leap of faith to North Hollywood where he's busy searching for jobs that combine his love of the entertainment field with his background in PR.
Alison Smith accepted a job at Stanley Black & Decker as an associate product manager, where she will work with the brand Porter Cable, overseeing the process of creating new products from the beginning stages all the way to production.
Will Comotto and Andrew Grimm accepted job offers from All Risks, Ltd. in the company's marketing division in Hunt Valley, Md. All Risks is the largest independent privately held wholesale insurance broker in the country, with offices nationwide.
Zuryna Smith has secured a position with CareFirst/Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Owings Mills, Md.
Sydney Rebechi has accepted a position as a Business Developer at Element Fleet Management in Sparks, Md. She writes, "I have to say that I feel more prepared than other people in my position!"
Megan McSwain has joined the Chesapeake Conservancy to work with the National Park Service Chesapeake Bay to develop public awareness of conservancy issues.
Ashley Mil has begun a career at Padonia Park Club as their events manager. Padonia Park Club is a 30-acre privately owned club in Baltimore county that offers year-round catering in addition to a swim club and day care facilities.
Kevin McDonough accepted a job as a marketing and communications specialist for the MD | DC Credit Union Association. The group advocates on behalf of credit unions in both Maryland and DC at a legislative level, serves as an industry resource and promotes credit union importance to the public. Kevin will help with media placements, internal and external communications, social media, events, and more.
"Goodbyes are sad things. You leave behind dreams that you’ve worked to make real, friends that you’ve suffered to love and sometimes a quiet security that was built with half a lifetime. On the road, you move along and leave your efforts behind you in the dust, knowing deep inside that you will never find them exactly the same again.
Often you spend too much time looking back and miss something up ahead. But there’s little use in trying to avoid the loneliness and anxiety that go with you when you move on… for that is life, and it is a certainty.
The road teaches you to accept goodbyes as a part of saying hello to things that are newer and often better. It also teaches you also that what was loved and what was learned in the past can never be forgotten.
On the road, and in life everywhere, you spend much time learning, wondering and, sometimes, remembering." (from Dreams from the Road)
Congratulations and best of everything to our amazing graduates!
Congratulations to the Business Communication seniors who were part of the stage party at Baccalaureate on Monday, May 16. Zuryna Smith sang, and Megan Donahue, Lanie Swanhart and Annie McCoach offered reflections. The service was planned by the members of the Senior Council. (Photos from SU Flickr)
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