Join us for Homecoming

 

Homecoming is not that far away, and we hope you can return to campus to celebrate with classmates and faculty members. Here are three opportunities on Friday, Nov. 8:

  • Communications Alumni Network lunch and meeting (12:15 to 1:45 p.m. in McEwen 213)

  • Alumni Wisdom Session for Communications students (2 to 3:15 p.m. in Studio B)

  • Reception for Communications alumni, faculty and staff (3:15 to 4:15 p.m. in the McEwen lobby)

On Saturday, Nov. 9, please join us for two events: 

  • Career workshop for Communications alumni (10 to 11:30 a.m. in McEwen 108). Considering a career advancement? Not sure how to start a job search or how to strategically market yourself? Please RSVP to Marianne Brigola, career services director for the School of Communications, at mbrigola@elon.edu.

  • Communications tailgate before the football game (12:30 to 2:30 p.m., in the parking lot near the football stadium)

Click on the link to the right for more information. We look forward to seeing many of you!

Paul Parsons, Dean


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The new assistant director of Career Services for the School of Communications will prepare students for internships and careers.
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