Alumni Spotlight

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Alumni Spotlight: Almira Bardai, the Globetrotting Communicator

traveler

A globetrotting communicator, Almira Bardai is a PR and communications professional with over 17 years of experience in the field working all over the globe from Vancouver to Australia. Read on to learn more about her journey!

By: Pauline Leoncio 11534 reads | 0 comments
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Alumni Spotlight: Laurie Dawkins

Co-operative Education

Like a modern day Goldilocks, Laurie Dawkins, a Communication Co-op alumna, spent many years trying out various roles to find the one that was just right. Now, as an award-winning, senior communications professional, Laurie shared how her experience with SFU Co-op shaped how she approached her career.

By: Pauline Leoncio 13737 reads | 0 comments
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Where Are They Now? Profile: Eric Cai

Alumni

SFU alumnus, Eric Cai provides his insights and reflections of the journey to work after graduation, discussing challenges faced and goals reached along the way.

By: Eric Cai 17504 reads | 0 comments
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Action Talk #3: Highlights

Co-operative Education

A recap of the third Action Talk event held at SFU Woodward’s. 

By: Kevin Day 2388 reads | 0 comments
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Engaging the World After Co-op

Communication, Art and Technology

After graduation, Melissa took a different path than most. Taking SFU's message of engaging the worlkd quite literally, she quit her jobs to volunteer in Cambodia for six months to see where life would lead her.

By: Melissa Chungfat 10356 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Co-op Leads to Silicon Valley Dream Job with Google

Silicon Valley

Steven Phan's professional journey started long before he got a prize job as an interaction designer at Google. The SFU student’s career success started after he enrolled as a SIAT student and took advantage of the school’s co-op program. 

By: Tyler Gallop 3914 reads | 0 comments
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Reflecting Back On A Degree In Communication

Communication, Art and Technology

Shirin has recently graduated from SFU with a major in Communication and a minor in Publishing. She talks about why communication was the right fit for her and provides advice on how to make the most of your degree as an FCAT student.

By: Shirin Escarcha 5965 reads | 0 comments
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CMNSU Alumni Feature: Alumni Interview – Jeff Scheffel

Volunteer Burnaby

Jeff Scheffel, Community Developer at Volunteer Burnaby, discusses the diversity of a job in the not-for-profit sector, the importance of collaboration, volunteering, and encourages Communication students not to underestimate their skillset. 

By: Kasia Cookson 8143 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Karen Johnson

Indigenous Career

My proudest moment was being the first of a class of 12 from NEC to graduate at SFU. There are so many obstacles one must crawl over to get a degree especially being an older student.

By: Karen Johnson 14788 reads | 0 comments
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Advice from a Marketing Communications Professional: Ryan Paulson, Director of Marketing & Communications at Blenz Coffee

Communication

Director of marketing and communications for Blenz Coffee and graduate of SFU’s Public Relations Certificate program, Ryan Paulson, shares invaluable advice about the modern communication industry – his own career path, what he looks for in new-hires and tips for current SFU Communication students to be professionally competitive after graduation.

By: Kendal Crawford 12952 reads | 0 comments
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