COMDay 2013

 

COMDay 2013

COMDay was held on March 12, 2013 at de Witt Hall. The event gave Lasell College students an opportunity to further learn about the communication field while professionals from journalism, TV, radio, public relations, advertising, and sports communication visited the campus engaging students in discussions about their transition from "classrooms to boardrooms." Speakers talked about their personal experiences in their respective fields, their professional journeys, and current trends in the industry. The speakers also gave students tips on navigating internships and job searches.

2013 Schedule

Registration
9:30am - 9:45am 
Check in and mingle with guests, faculty and students

Welcome & Introduction
9:45am - 10:00am
Welcome message by Dr. Janice Barrett, Chair of the Department of Communication

From the FrontPage to the Homepage: Evolving Journalism
10:00am - 10:45am
Speaker: Teresa Hanafin, Director of Community Engagement and Social Media director for the Boston Globe's boston.com

Speed Networking: Find out What Employers are Looking for in New Hires
11:00am - 12:00pm
Roundtable Facilitators:

  • Teresina Cardamone & Sara Scogland, IDG: Strategic Marketing Services
  • Brian Gallagher, Freelancer WBZ-TV4, Boston  
  • Nicole Gonzalez & Scott Mackenzie, The Castle Group
  • Cindy Hale, OTW Advertising Inc.
  • J.D. Hale Jr., Yankee Publishing Inc.
  • Hannah Hanks, Beacon Hill Staffing Group, LLC
  • Katie Maillet & Crystal Woody, Constant Contact
  • J.P. McConologue, Allison Parker, & Ellen Ryan, KNF&T Staffing Resources

Lunch
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Eat and mingle with guests, faculty, and students

A Need for Media Ethics in a Changing World
12:45pm - 1:45pm
Keynote Speaker: Alex S. Jones, Director of the Shorenstein Center at Harvard University

Corporate Communications’ Cruising Altitude
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Speaker: Jenny Dervin, VP Corporate Communications, JetBlue

Student Film Festival
3:30pm - 4:30pm
A showcase of student work followed by audience voting for the best project

Coffee Break
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Mingle with guests, faculty, and students - Sponsored by the Office of Graduate Admission

Life After Lasell: Communication Alumni Panel
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Meet recent successful alumni working in the communication field and learn and ask about their life after Lasell. Panelists:

  • Sara Brown, Hello Giggles
  • Vincent DiBenedetto, EMC Corporation
  • Adrienne Griffith, Cox Media Group
  • Kimberly Hooper, Concord Journal
  • Ashlee Jannino, Jam'n 94.5
  • Briana Nestor, Graduate Student
  • Kayleigh Robertson, American Red Cross

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Faculty Profile

Laura Commins, M.A.Visiting Assistant Professor of HistoryProfessor Laura Commins is a Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Lasell College.  

News Highlight

Lasell Alum Honored with National Educator Award  Friday, October 10, 2014Medford, Mass. fifth grade teacher and Lasell undergraduate alum Anthony Petrelis ’05 has been honored as the only educator in Massachusetts to receive the 2014 national Milken Educator Award.

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