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Alumni Share Career Advice with Communication Classes

Posted November 12, 2009

miculcy1120gifTwo recent graduates visited with current students to discuss some helpful hints and pointers they used to begin their career. On November 2, Kristin Miculcy ’09 (pictured) spoke to students enrolled in Business Communication about the steps she took to become the director of marketing at the Reminder Publications, which publishes six community newspapers in the area. She also discussed the various roles that she plays in her career and brought samples of her work.

In addition to hearing from Miculcy about the recent graduate’s perspective of job hunting and interviewing, students received the interviewer’s perspective as Barbara Perry, vice president of sales and marketing at the Reminder Publications, spoke on the experience that she had interviewing Miculcy.

On November 4, students in the Principles of Communication course listened to some helpful advice from Teddy Woeppel ’07 (pictured below). As the director of communication at the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, Woeppel had some great insight for students on life after college, graduate school, and balancing their career.

Throughout the academic year, the Office of Alumni Relations and individual schools at the College provide students with an opportunity to hear alumni speak about their experiences working in various professional fields.



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