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Business Communication News
Professors Christine Noya, Leeanne Bell McManus and Chip Rouse from the department of Business Communication are entering their fourth year as part of the "Faculty in the Halls" program. To kick off the semester for the freshmen in their residence halls, the faculty helped to plan a tailgate held on Saturday, Sept. 16. Students came out in full force, enjoying music, grilled fare, nachos, and desserts. The program is overseen by the Office of Residence Life.
The Business Communication First-Year Seminar students took some time away from campus on Friday, Sept. 16, to explore Oriole Park at Camden Yards with a "behind-the-scenes" tour and a meet and greet with four BizComm alums who work for the Orioles: Tim Pyle, Emily Maranto, Alex Parker, and Christina Zizos.
The tour included a visit to Babe Ruth's statue, a stop in the Orioles' dugout, a stint in the Press Box, and some time on the field itself, among other things. Students learned about careers with the Orioles from their alums working with the team, and then walked over to the Inner Harbor for a cruise on the Harbor and Bay. They learned about the Harbor's development and enjoyed the sun and fresh air. A project focusing on branding will follow later in the semester.
Thank you to GPS intern and Business Communication senior Emma Ragon for this great interview with the new chair of the communication programs, Dr. Nadene Vevea. Emma's interview and blog post can be found here.