MA in Strategic Communication in the News

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Dr. R.S. Zaharna Earns the 2018 ISA ICOMM Scholar Award

Online MA in Strategic Communication Associate Professor, Dr. R.S. Zaharna’s substantial contributions to scholarship and pedagogy in the international communication field earns her the 2018 International Studies Association’s ICOMM Scholar Award.

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Dr. Paula Weissman Discusses the Online Master’s in Strategic Communication Program with

The Master of Arts in Strategic Communication program, capstone, career development, and advice for applying were discussed in this interview.

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Dr. Paula Weissman to Speak at International Public Relations Research Conference

Dr. Weissman and AU colleagues will speak on, “Disruption in the Master’s Degree Marketplace: Online Public Relations & Strategic Communication Programs”.

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Princeton Review Ranks American University #4 for Most Politically Active Students

American University placed #4 among 20 universities for most politically active students by Princeton Review.

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Pallavi Kumar Named Power Player by PR Week

Online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication professor, Pallavi Kumar, was named a power player in PR Week's Global Power Book 2017.

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Scott Talan Establishes Rules with His Students on Talking About Trump in Class

Online MA in Strategic Communication professor, Scott Talan, establishes ground rules for political conversations with his students in class. Talan's strategy could be useful to other academics struggling with how to encourage productive conversations about the president while still focusing on the curriculum.

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American University Announces Next President

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who was most recently the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under former President Barack Obama, has been named the 15th President of American University in Washington, DC.

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College Magazine Ranks AU School of Communication No. 3 For Public Relations

College Magazine ranks American University's School of Communication No. 3 in its list of the top 10 best schools for public relations.

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PRWeeks Lists AU's School of Communication Top 5 Finalist For PR Program

PRWeek US has selected American University's School of Communication as one of five finalists for "Outstanding Education Program" in 2017.

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Gallup Study: Don't Judge a Postgraduate Degree by Its Online Status

A recent Gallup study shows that students who complete half of their coursework online are doing just as well in their careers and lives as their on-campus counterparts.

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