Professor Stephanie Verni's Special Topics in Sports Communication class was treated to a special guest speaker on Feb. 23 during their regular class session. Chuck Sapienza is the former Vice President of Programming at ESPN 980 and currently works with Navy Football and its broadcasts. With over 30 years of experience in the field of radio and sports, he offered advice to the class with tips about networking, building a resume, and life in broadcasting and sports. Mr. Sapienza entertained the class with stories about life in the field and what it takes to start a career in sports broadcasting and programming. He's in the photo above in the center of the back row. (Photo by Stephanie Verni)
Congratulations to BizComm senior Shane Messick, who was recently awarded the Matt and Wendy McDermott American Advertising Federation Scholarship. The scholarship is one of four awarded yearly by the American Advertising Federation of Baltimore.
Shane is currently interning at Royal Farms Arena and has in the past completed an internship at Gaga Marketing (shown seated with his Gaga colleagues in the photo at left). His interests are in the field of entertainment advertising and public relations.