” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] On Tuesday, April 17, the Meadows Museum hosted the SMU Corporate Communication and Public Affairs (CCPA) division’s annual senior awards ceremony and, for the first time, official induction of new CCPA majors. This auspicious night serves as an opportunity for the CCPA faculty to recognize the graduating seniors who have become CCPA stars and made an impact on the Division. These students excelled during their work in classes, mustangconsulting, PRSSA, debate team, and earned a spot in the honors society, Kappa Tau Alpha, among many other accomplishments. The CCPA Stars come out to shine. CCPA faculty bid farewell to seniors and welcomed new majors, a fresh batch of students eager to begin their journey through the halls of Umphrey Lee. Founders of the new CCPA Young Alumni Advisory Board were present to lend their support to new majors and soon-to-be grads alike.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. • Saturday, February 17 • Owens Arts Center • SMU This is a free event for Meadows students and alumni. Students should RSVP. Featuring SMU Meadows Alumnus and 2017 Tony Award Winner for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Michael Aronov(FREE) Don’t miss an opportunity to talk to recent Meadows alumni and faculty about the things that are most important as you leave SMU and pave your way toward the career you’ve dreamed about. Faculty will talk about distinguishing yourself online, how to win people over, getting funding for your projects and more. Recent alumni will talk about what they wish they knew before they graduated and what has been most important to them in their careers so far.
Dr. Stephanie A. “Sam” Martin engaged questions about how the media and public have responded to the 2016 presidential election in a recent lecture at the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies. Dr. Martin, assistant professor of corporate communication and public affairs (CCPA) at SMU, opened the Nov. 16 speech with a simple question to the packed room. “How are you doing?”