Master of Science in Strategic Communication News

Americans to Receive Cell Phone Alert From Trump in First National Test

The fact that you can’t turn off the new national alert system may be “upsetting and concerning to some people,” says Andy Whitehouse, lecturer in political communications for the Programs in Strategic Communication at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies.

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Cheryl Dixon Speaks on Advertising Week Panel

At the recent Advertising Week New York 2018 conference, M.S. in Strategic Communication lecturer Cheryl Dixon took part in a panel discussion on what brands must do to engage today’s conscious consumers.

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SPS Welcomes Inaugural Master’s Cohorts in San Francisco

The hybrid cohorts of the Master of Science programs in Applied Analytics, Bioethics, and Strategic Communication programs at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies began their first in-person intensive study last month.

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Five Tips to Ace an Informational Interview

Through an informational interview, you can establish a rapport with an industry professional and get answers about a job, company, or industry that you can’t find online. A Columbia career coach offers five tips for getting the most out of these valuable, one-on-one networking opportunities.

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Five Tips to Captivate an Audience

The biggest challenge for any public speaker is connecting with the people in the room. Here are five tips to engage your audience successfully.

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Understanding the Secrets of Persuasion

For decades, social scientists have developed theories that explain the secrets of persuasion. The Elaboration Likelihood Model (ELM) helps organize the theories and decide when to apply certain ones.

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Five Ways to Improve Your Body Language During a Speech

When you deliver a speech, if you develop the mannerisms of a leader, you’ll be perceived as such. Columbia University’s Strategic Communication faculty member Jesse Scinto recommends five techniques to master your stage presence.

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Strategic Communication Alum to Receive “40 Under Forty” Achievement Award

Leslie Pitterson (’12SPS, Strategic Communication), Vice President of Communications, U.S. Media at Nielsen, has been named recipient of a “40 Under Forty” Achievement Award by The Network Journal, a news website and quarterly magazine for African-American professionals, corporate executives, and small-business owners.

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Gloria Chin: Enhancing a Role at the NYC Department of Transportation

Since starting her master’s studies, Gloria Chin has been featured as a keynote speaker at a national women’s convention, earned her first educational grant, and was designated a national Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar.

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Two Strategic Communication Students Awarded NY Scholarships

The New York Women In Communications organization awarded two Strategic Communication students with scholarships for further study.

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