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What’s in a Membership? 6 Reasons to Belong to a Professional Association like IABC

Professional Development

In such a fast-paced world of business, if you’re ambitious, it’s important to stay on your toes and be hungry for professional development. SFU alumna, and president of the IABC/BC, Jeanette LeBlanc, shares how. 

By: Jeanette LeBlanc 4266 reads | 0 comments
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Advice from a Marketing Communications Professional: Ryan Paulson, Director of Marketing & Communications at Blenz Coffee

IABC/BC

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 13680 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

SCOY

Denisa Orlandea is about to graduate with more than 16 months of professional communication experience, a volunteer position in IABC’s Student Services Committee, and the 2014 SCOY award. Find out how taking risks got her to where she is today.

By: Kendal Crawford 15361 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips on Preparing Your Communication Plan

IABC

When I had the opportunity to attend the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC/BC’s) Communication Planning 101 Workshop, I jumped at the chance to learn a little more about strategic communication and writing a communication plan.

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Profile: IABC’s Student Communicator of the Year Award

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The Student Communicator of the Year Award or, SCOY, is a prestigious award given out by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) exclusively to their student members to recognize excellence in communication. 

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CEVF 2013 Recap - Part 7

Community Volunteer Connections

A look at some of the attendees of the Community Engagement and Volunteer Fair, part of The BIG Fair 2013, including IABC, Community Volunteer Connections, 3H Craftworks, and ConnecTra.

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SFU Co-op Student Lands Student Communicator of the Year Award

SCOY

Communication major Alexandra Lowe has earned a Student Communicator of the Year  Excellence Award from the IABC for a digital rebrand initiative that she took on as a co-op student working for SFU’s Volunteer Services department.

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What does it take to win the Student Communicator of the Year Award?

Professional Associations and Clubs

In 2011, Marianna Adamian won the IABC/BC Student Communicator of the Year Award. Her successful communication plan focused on a series of presentations she gave as part of her co-op job. Since winning the SCOY award, Marianna has been presented with fantastic networking opportunities, volunteer positions, and prospective job placements.

By: Claire Woodbridge 6126 reads | 0 comments
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Opting for the Extracurricular: An Interview with PR Exec Stephanie Vicic

Career Planning


Trying to decide whether devoting your time to a club or professional association is right for you? Public Relations Executive, IABC member and former Communication Co-op student Stephanie Vicic gives insight into the value of pursuing the extracurricular. Read on!

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Starting a Career in Communications with IABC

IABC

Co-op student Arthur Yee explores his career path in Communications by getting involved in professional events presented by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

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