Written by: Heather Matley It took less than a year into my secondary education before I figured out my major wasn’t the right one for me. I came into Chapman as a journalism major, with a journalism scholarship. My entire high school career was spent in a yearbook room, and it was something that I
Christian Mulligan, Diego Velez, and Diano Pachote are Strategic & Corporate Communication majors expected to graduate in the spring of 2018. Diego Velez and Diano Pachote are both members of the School of Communication Student Advisory Board. Business and Professional Communication offered us an incredible experience revolving around some key concepts we use each and
Written By: Paige Fielding, Jillian Curry, Skye Montgomery, and Taylor Costa If you’re like us, being an SCC major was an exciting but scary prospect. We loved the focus but were still overwhelmed by the broad range of career choices. We knew we needed to try and hone in on specific careers we might be
Risk and Crisis Communication is a course offered at Chapman University that focuses on teaching students about potential crises or unexpected events that may threaten a company’s reputation or performance. We were fortunate enough to be taught by a professor with an extensive background in public relations; whom often deals with crisis situations. He emphasized
By: Juliana Nalbandian, Gina Pasquinelli, Yalissa Cortes and Faith Escalera “Message Design? What’s that?” That’s exactly what we thought as we registered for our Message Design I class. Little did we know that this class would encompass everything the strategic and corporate communication major is all about. During the first couple weeks of class, we
Introduction: Chapman University’s School of Communication provides students with the opportunity to explore a course in Risk and Crisis Communication – SCC 420. Over the course curriculum, students will be tasked with analyzing and evaluating the communicative dynamics of various organizations during times of crisis. Whether annotating and reflecting on case studies, or developing and
Rachael Kaufhold is a Strategic and Corporate Communication major and member of the School of Communication Student Advisory Board. The SAB advocates for the needs of students in the SoC by serving as the student voice to the administration and generating and implementing programs and initiatives designed to enhance the student experience within the School.
Finals. We all dread this last week of every semester. You get the minimum amount of sleep that is required to function. Drink the most amount of caffeine that your body can ingest. And you are so stressed that you want to pull your hair out. We have all been there or will be there