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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. 

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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 13431 reads | 0 comments
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Taking Risks for Success: Denisa Orlandea, Student Communicator of the Year

Professional Development

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 14964 reads | 0 comments
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5 Tips on Preparing Your Communication Plan

Communique

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

Awards

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

CEVF

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

Co-operative Education

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?

Opportunities

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.

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Opting for the Extracurricular: An Interview with PR Exec Stephanie Vicic

Professional Associations and Clubs


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

Career Exploration

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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