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Date: Sep 2017
Congratulations to Business Communication adjunct professor Barry Casey, Ph.D., on his recent article, "A Method for Deep Reading," published in Faculty Focus/Higher Ed Teaching Strategies from Magna Publications. In it, Dr. Casey explains a technique he uses in teaching writing and reading to college students called GSSW: Gather, Sort, Shrink, and Wrap.  The method helps students learn to write a coherent essay based on critical thinking skills. Dr. Casey teaches Introduction to Public Speaking at Stevenson.You can read the entire article here. (Photo from LinkedIn)
What a surprise it was to see Business Communication alum Will Beatson ('08) drop by The Villager's workroom on Sept. 19, all the way from his NYC home.

Students in the new to-be-named design center/agency course in the School of Design taught by business communication professor Stephanie Verni this semester and assisted by art faculty member Inna Alesina are working hard at branding and innovating for their client, the Eastern Communication Association. The students are helping to create plans for the association's annual convention in April, 2018.

Above is a sample of what they produced during their brainstorming session as they shared ideas for the convention's themes, designs, and events.

Stevenson business communication professor Leeanne Bell McManus is the first vice president of the ECA charged with organizing the five-day event, so she is working with Verni and the students in developing a creative and consistent vision for the convention. (Photo from Stephanie Verni's facebook page)

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