GAB: March 26, 2012

Graduate Announcement Board 

Week of March 26, 2012 – Eleventh Week of the Semester

Quote of the Week

How is it possible not to feel that there is communication between our solitude as a dreamer and the solitudes of childhood? And it is no accident that, in a tranquil reverie, we often follow the slope which returns us to our childhood solitude.

-Gaston Bachelard

Lunch and Learn: Dr. Carver will be doing a Lunch and Learn about health communication TODAY Wednesday (March 28th) from 12-1pm in the Maryville dining hall. Come and look for Drs. Carver and Dohrman at one of the tables near the windows and join us to chat more about health communication research and careers in St. Louis. We know many of you are interested in learning more about different careers in communication, so if you are interested in working in a health context within the field of communication, come join us to talk about the possibilities!

 

Job Announcement: Dr. Ashauer found a great job posting for an Organizational Development Consultant at Express Scripts for students who have taken ORGL 615 – Organizational Development, Foundations of Leadership, and Research Methods. See the attachment for more information.

 

Registration happening now: Be sure to register this week for the classes you want to take in the Summer and Fall 2012 semesters!

 

Deadline extended for the 2012 Research Symposium! Please consider submitting a final paper or a work in progress from one of your graduate classes to the 2nd Annual Research Symposium!This symposium will be held Friday, April 20th and it is an excellent opportunity to showcase your work in a public forum. Be sure to submit ASAP!

 

Great event for Nonprofit Communication Students: The Association of Fundraising Professionals is hosting a Young Professionals Event Planning and sponsorships panel event this Thursday at Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood from 6-7:30. Free to attend. Drinks and appetizers included, speakers including Jamie Vollmer (Special Events) and other speakers on trivia nights, runs, and sponsorships. Email lhodges@missioncontinues.org if you would like to attend or want more information.

 

Withdrawal Deadline: This Friday is the last day that students at Maryville can withdraw from their classes. Please visit the Student Services Center or your advisor if you have a class you are considering dropping a class.

 

 

Job Links: Several students have mentioned looking for jobs recently, so I wanted to catalog a few job search sites that are great for communication and organizational development jobs in the St. Louis area:

  • The Rome Group is a nonprofit consulting group in the Central West End that also happens to run an amazing job listing page for nonprofit jobs in St. Louis. Other job boards in nonprofit work are the Nonprofit Services CenterCSPRC
  • For university jobs, search HERC.
  • For jobs outside of St. Louis, consider searching One Day, One Job (a site that lists one job every day) for the city of your choice. For Chicago, for instance, click here.
  • For corporate jobs, search individual company webpages or look at PRSA’s job listing page for St. Louis or the national PRSA page.

What We’re Reading:  Up this week…Techcrunch! Anyone interested in social media must read this excellent technology blog to stay up-to-date on a lot of recent technology news. Enjoy!

 

Faculty Notes: I (Dr. Dohrman/Rebecca) am heading to Cleveland, Ohio this Thursday for the Central States Communication Association conference where I will present a paper with my dissertation advisor titled “Accessing Meaningful Work Through Innovative Methodological Approaches.” Conferences are a wonderful chance to learn new things and to share research with a wider public.

 

What is GAB? The Graduate Announcement Board is the weekly newsletter for the Maryville University MA Programs in Strategic Communication and Leadership and Organizational Leadership.
Make it a great week!
Rebecca Dohrman
Assistant Professor, Communication
GAB Editor

Rebecca Dohrman

Dr. Rebecca Dohrman is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Maryville University.

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