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Ofield Dukes Diversity Summit
October 23 2014 at 8:00 AM
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
The Wayne State Department of Communication, Detroit's Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and General Motors present the third annual Ofield Dukes Diversity Summit: Communicating and Connecting Across Generations:Organizational Demographics in the PR Environment Register by October 9 at:http://www.prsadetroit.org/event/save-the-date-ofield-dukes-diversity-summit/$35 for PRSA Detroit members, $50 for nonmembers; includes breakfast and lunch. KEYNOTEBoomer’s Perspective on Multicultural Brand Messaging and Media ContentDr. Rochelle Ford, Professor & Chair, PR Department,S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications,Syracuse University (former Ofield Dukes mentee)• Effectively reach baby boomers in your campaign• How ageism, diversity and inclusion affect the workforce SESSIONS1) Managing Across Generations in the WorkplaceLeah Reynolds, Principal, Employee Engagement, Buck Consultants• Gain efficiency, collegiality and project success with multi-generational teams2) Featured Case Study: Scratch MTV and General Motors• PR campaign targeting millennials3) Featured Case Study: Harnessing the Power of Social Media to Develop Employee AmbassadorsRebecca Kaufman, Analyst, MasterCard• Social media education and reverse mentoring LUNCHTIME MEDIA PANELLearn tips for reaching cross-generational audiences from our Media Panel• Shanel Jadan, President, MEA TV & Radio• Erin Rose, Blogger, Positive Detroit• Jerome Vaughn, News Director & WDET Host, All Things Considered SPECIAL BONUS SESSIONSpeed Networking Event (1:30pm to 2:30pm)Limited number of seats for PR students and PR pros. Rounds of 10-minute, one-on-one sessions.• PR Students: Ask PR professionals the questions you have always wanted to ask!• PR Pros: Connect with some of the best and the brightest future PR experts!
Prospective students: Tour the Dept. of Communication
October 24 2014 at 1:00 PM
Manoogian Hall
WSU's Department of Communication is pleased to offer tours of its facilities to all students interested in pursuing degree programs in communication studies, film, media arts and studies, journalism, broadcast journalism or public relations. Please RSVP by clicking the "RSVP Now" button to the right. If this date does not work for you, please choose a better one from among all of the department's Fall 2014 tour dates: September 19, 2014; 1pm – 2:30 pm October 24, 2014; 1pm – 2:30 pm November 14, 2014; 1pm – 2:30 pm During the tour, prospective WSU students will learn about the department’s progressive undergraduate programs and visit some of the classrooms, studios and labs where student/faculty collaborations take place. The tour runs for approximately 90 minutes. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for outdoor weather. DEPARTURE POINT The tour begins in the main office of the Department of Communication. This office is located on the fifth floor of Manoogian Hall, 906 W. Warren, Detroit, MI 48201. The entrance to the office is directly across from the elevators. PARKING INFORMATION The closest parking structure to Manoogian Hall is Structure #2. The entrance to this structure is on the John C. Lodge Service Drive. This service drive is accessed from Warren Avenue and is located one block west of the intersection of Warren Avenue and Anthony Wayne Drive. View additional guest parking locations. High school students are encouraged to talk with their high school guidance counselor with regard to missing school for this university campus visit.  
Google Hangout for the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
November 5 2014 at 6:00 PM
Interested in studying one or more of the following at Wayne State’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts? Art • Art History • Ceramics • Drawing • Fibers • Graphic Design • Industrial Design • Interdisciplinary Electronic Arts • Interior Design • Metalsmithing • Painting • Photography • Printmaking • Sculpture • Fashion Design and Merchandising • Communication Studies • Media Arts and Studies • Film • Journalism • Public Relations • Jazz Studies • Music Education • Music Business • Music Technology • Music Performance • Music Composition • Dance • Theatre • Theatre Technology Have Questions? Join us from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5, for our Google Hangout hosted by CFPCA students and advisors who will answer your questions and talk about life at WSU, including auditions, portfolio reviews, classes, student life and much more. • RSVP and let us know you’ll be hanging out.• If you've already got questions, submit them with your RSVP.• Join the hangout at wayne.edu/live.• During the hangout, you can also ask questions via Twitter by using our #FPCAstudent hashtag.
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With approximately 750 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate students, the Department of Communication is diverse and dynamic, featuring programs in communication studies, media arts and studies, film, journalism, public relations and dispute resolution.

Our students experience the benefit of a world-class education in a real world context. The department is composed of 30 tenure and tenure track faculty and 35 part-time faculty with strong backgrounds in both scholarly and professional approaches to communication.

25 graduate assistantships are offered each year. Wayne State’s Graduate School is among the 10 largest in the country and, with more than 10,000 students, is the largest in Michigan.

Department of Communication
585 Manoogian Hall
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 577-2943
FAX (313) 577-6300