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Marketing & Communication Intern at MonsterLoans

August 15, 2017 by | Reflections

This semester, I had the opportunity to be the Marketing Intern at MonsterLoans. MonsterLoans is a home mortgage lender that specializes in VA and FHA home loans. They are based in Lake Forest, California. Since I was the only intern, my role changed day to day, but that allowed me to work on multiple projects.

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Chapman Hosts Scholars Writing Retreat

July 11, 2017 by | Accomplishments

Finding it difficult to get time to work on that project that will get you promoted to Full Professor?  You are not alone.  Eight Associate Professors from around the United States convened at Chapman University for the inaugural National Communication Association Mid-Career Scholars Writing Retreat June 26th to July 1st.  Hosted by the School of

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AISS Chapman STEM-C INSPIRES Weekend Academy School of Communication enhances STEM program with +C

June 29, 2017 by | Student Guest Blogger

Last weekend, Chapman University and the School of Communication partnered with the Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies (AISS) to host the inaugural AISS Chapman STEM-C INSPIRES Weekend Academy. This kick-off event marked the beginning of a seven weeks-long summer training and an overall two years-long program (called the AISS College to Career Readiness STEM Program)

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Doors Always Open seize an opportunity, make goals a reality

June 12, 2017 by | Professionalism

I took this picture in December 2016 while traveling in the coastal rainforests of Belize.  The image on the building depicts two Belize Cacao Lords straddling the entrance to one of the few remaining chocolatiers following the process of their Mayan ancestors. The gesture depicts their value of encouraging acceptance yet only through dedication and perseverance.

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The Results Are In! The School of Communication’s “Rethink” Campaign had a BIG Impact on Campus Attitudes toward Prescription Stimulant Misuse

May 30, 2017 by Julia Ross, Josh Bright, Mara Manukyan, Allyson Wadman | Student Guest Blogger

In March of this past Spring semester, Strategic and Corporate Communication students in Dr. Sara LaBelle’s Advanced Message Design (SCC 400) course tackled a difficult challenge: to change their peer’s attitudes toward using prescription stimulants to study for midterm and final exams; Unfortunately prescription stimulant abuse is a fairly common and accepted behavior for these