Apr 21st, 2014 by chiprouse
Under the supervision of Sandra Erbe, the director of marketing and communications of Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake, senior Buck Dawson has been putting his interviewing and writing skills to the test as he talks with many of the Habitat homeowners in order to tell their stories. He’s also been helping out at various Habitat events. Here Buck stands with his site supervisor before the Habitat bell that is rung whenever a new homeowner takes possession of a home.
Senior Lawrence Hicks is one of several interns working with Stevenson’s Sports Information Director, Jason Eichelberger, this semester. Lawrence is working on game day operations, statistical research, and writing for the SU site, gomustangsports.com. Lawrence’s interest in athletics propelled him to search for an internship in sports information.
Senior Bianca Holland has been using her knowledge of cosmetology and combining it with a sharp social media and business sense working at Chicara’s Dream Full Service Salon. There, she has created several initiatives designed to improve work flow and has also worked to develop the salon’s social media. Here, Bianca is shown with Chicara Johnson, the salon’s owner.
Senior Johnny Mills (center) is finishing up a year with Stevenson’s Office of Alumni Relations and has added a significant number of skills to his already packed portfolio, including more event planning as well as some graphic design. He has worked with the alumni team on the Bull and Oyster Roast as well as the upcoming Golf Tournament, and has produced several collaterals for each event. Here, Johnny is shown with Katie Welsh, the assistant director of alumni relations, and Jamie Myers, the director of alumni relations.
Stevenson University’s chapter of the honor group of the National Communication Association, Lambda Pi Eta, inducted 27 new members on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in the St. Paul Companies Pavilion. Dr. Charles Steinberg, the Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President/CEO of the Boston Red Sox, was the keynote speaker, and entertained the audience with tales of his work within the baseball organization. Dr. Leeanne Bell McManus is the faculty advisor of the group. Outgoing officers include Kristen Baione, Michelle Larkin, Marilyn Lovo, Morgan Buckingham and Christina Kemp. The new officers are Nicolette Stoner, Frankie Reynolds, Courtney Hastings and Taylor Festerman. The outgoing officers joined the Business Communication faculty and Dr. Steinberg for dinner following the ceremony.
Seventeen students in the Business Communication department were formally inducted into “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” on Friday, April 11 in the theatre on the Greenspring campus. Here they pause for a photo after the ceremony was concluded. They were chosen on the basis of their leadership, academic excellence and service. Congratulations to all of them!
Senior Minlo Wonlin has found himself in the middle of plans for this years’ Maryland Film Festival. His strong interpersonal skills have enabled him to be successful at soliciting memberships for the organization, and his readiness to lend a hand has made him a valuable part of the volunteer force as the Festival gets ready to open the first week in May. Here he is shown with Rahne Alexander, the operations and development manager, and Angie Young, the membership manager.