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Alicia Moreau Shambo ’89 knows exactly where she’ll be on April 21, 2014 –– the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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College of Charleston senior communication students are the masterminds behind the #MyTime and I <3 My LARC campaigns that are all over social media networks.

As part of the health communication capstone course, students worked on behalf of a local nonprofit client to conduct and analyze formative research, test campaign strategies and messages, and design and implement a theory-based communication campaign, including messages, materials, and an event.


RELATED: Read about the Wired and Inspired capstone course.


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I Want Your Job No. 17: Mobile Game Designer

Posted on 9 April 2014 | 9:30 am

See more posts in the I Want Your Job series, which features Q&A sessions with recent College of Charleston graduates in exceptional positions all over the world.

College of Charleston alumnus Jonathon Myers ’00 is writing his own destiny. Literally. The psychology major has written storylines for the nation’s top video game companies. Now, he’s the CEO and creative director of Reactive Studios, a mobile game company he co-founded.

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Wired and Inspired

Posted on 2 April 2014 | 2:46 pm

No textbooks. No exams. No lectures.

(OK, a few lectures).

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Jon Iwata, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications at IBM, was named 2014 Distinguished Communicator of the Year by the College of Charleston’s Department of Communication.

In his 30 years at IBM, Iwata has successfully navigated a variety of internal and external communication obstacles. Here he shares his advice on becoming a confident, persuasive communicator and professional.

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See more posts in the I Want Your Job series, which features Q&A sessions with recent College of Charleston graduates in exceptional positions all over the world.

Like many people in New York City, Katherine Borkowski ’05 gets up every morning and goes to work. Unlike many people, Borkowski’s work takes place in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met).

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The College of Charleston Department of Communication will honor Jon Iwata with its Distinguished Communicator Award on March 26, 2014, from 5-6 p.m. in the Admissions Presentation Room at 65 George Street. The event is free, open to the public, and will be followed by a reception. Iwata, senior vice president of marketing and communications at IBM, is being recognized for his impact and excellence in the communication industry.

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There’s something going on in Ukraine right now, and it also involves Russia, the U.S., our North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies and the European Union (EU). In other words, it’s a complicated situation fueled by numerous political motivations and hinged on delicate post-Cold-War relationships between many European and Eurasian nations.

Adjunct Professor of Political Science and International Studies and Eastern European scholar Max Kovalov has boiled down the five things college students need to know now about the Ukraine-Russia conflict.

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Here’s how the dream goes: Aspiring novelist goes to college, takes writing and literature courses. He pens his first novel, the writing process blissful and effortless. The book is a critical and commercial smash. Fat checks and fame follow. The author kicks back, releasing new best-sellers into the world when inspiration strikes.

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See more posts in the I Want Your Job series, which features Q&A sessions with recent College of Charleston graduates in exceptional positions all over the world.

Know thyself. That mission is passed down to each freshman during convocation when you walk under the arch at Porters Lodge into the Cistern Yard, and it never leaves you. Mary Alice Miller ’12 felt the weight of those words throughout her time at the College of Charleston.

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