Congratulations to alum Kristin Baione ('14) who recently accepted a position with Syracuse University's Greenberg House in Washington, D.C. Kristin is an administrative assistant to the director of Program & Facilities Operations for the Greater Washington/Mid-Atlantic area. Prior to this position, Kristin worked in several positions where she developed and enhanced her marketing, event planning, public relations, and interpersonal communication skills. Kristin is shown on the right in the photo during a recent poster session.
Christina Kemp ('14) will soon celebrate her one-year work anniversary with Palace Resorts. As a business development manager, she educates travel agencies in the Mid-Atlantic region to keep them up to date with Palace Report promotions. In her role, Christina travels to the resorts several time each year. While at Stevenson, Christina held three internships that gave her experience in the fields of public relations, event planning, and marketing. Congratulations, Christina... We wish you continued success! Here she is, at left, enjoying another day at the office!
Business Communication's first "Lunch Lessons" of the academic year was held on Sept. 17 and welcomed two alums back to chat with some of the majors and faculty about their experiences after leaving Stevenson. Katie Wagner Vogel (2010) and Andrew Boyer (2014) had wonderful narratives about their careers and their involvement while at Stevenson, and offered some advice to the attendees about Career Architecture and their success. Katie is now the director of marketing for Agora Financial, and Andrew is an assistant at St. Elizabeth's School in Baltimore.
Congratulations to BizComm students who qualified for Lambda Pi Eta (LPH), the National Communication Association's official honor society at four-year universitites. Those who qualified have at least 60 credits and hold a 3.25 grade point average in the major. Their accomplishment was celebrated on Sept. 24, 2015, at LPH's first meeting of the semester. The group in the photo were inductees in 2015.
Professor Stephanie Verni's Sports Communication class recently enjoyed a visit from Marisol Renner, Publications & Public Relations Specialist of The Baltimore Ravens, who spoke about her pathway to a career with the Ravens in public relations and publications. With an undergraduate degree from Penn State and loads of internship experience, Ms. Renner spoke from experience, urging the students to take on as much experiential learning as they could. Here, she is shown (second from the right) with a few of the students from the class: Alaina Maracotta, Andrew Grimm and Bryan Corvera. The class curriculum is packed with an extensive list of guest speakers from Professor Verni's experience in the world of professional sports.