SCORE: Vol 2, No. 51 for Thursday April 19, 2018

Southeastern COmmunication REview

SCORE: Newsletter for Southeastern Louisiana University communication majors

                           Vol. 2, No. 51 — Thursday, April 19 2018

NOCA Feature Story of the Day:

      A Class Worth Your Fall Schedule

By Darious Robertson

       The most important part of any person’s life is the way that they interact with the people they love and share familial ties with. Everyone needs to know how to effectively communicate with their current family, as well as their future family. The few Communication electives that are being offered for the Fall semester seem to be rather limited, but there is a great option for those who enjoyed Comm 215, Introduction to Interpersonal Communication. If you want to learn about how to communicate effectively with the people in your life, then Comm 378, Family Communication, is the class for you. To be able to understand your family from a theoretical standpoint is invaluable. Comm 378 will be all about learning how to properly communicate with familial relationships. A question that may come to mind is, “but people already know how to talk to their families, so why would anyone need to take a class for that?” It takes almost no effort to have simple communication with your parents, sibling(s), spouse, and children, but effective communication is a learned skill. Family Communication is all about learning how to interpret the signals that your family sends you, whether they are nonverbal or verbal. This knowledge will allow you to act on these signals accordingly.

          Dr. Claudia McCalman will teach Family Communication, Comm 378, in the Fall. Her experience is extremely diverse and she is an interpersonal communication expert. She has obtained her degrees from universities in Brazil, Arkansas, and Pennsylvania. Before making her way to Southeastern, Dr. McCalman also taught at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the University of Texas in Edinburg, and Indiana University-Purdue University in Fort Wayne. Comm 378 will be lecture based and will be held in room DVIC 385. The class is still open for enrollment, so be sure to sign up if you are interested.

 

The Core Traits of Career Success

       Integrate these traits into your work life to create more career opportunities.

http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2018/04/core-traits-career-success

What to Do When You Make a Mistake on Your Job Application

       Read this article to learn simple ways to recover from your mistake and put yourself back in the running.

https://www.themuse.com/advice/what-can-you-do-typo-on-job-application?ref=recently-published-0

How to Get More out of Networking Events

       Weigh the pros and cons before you attend a networking event to be sure it will be worth your time.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesbusinessdevelopmentcouncil/2018/04/09/how-to-make-the-most-out-of-networking-events/#3190839b1573

 

NOCA Job Opening of the Day:

Associate Director, Internal Communications

Company- Boston, MA

       Responsible for developing, implementing and measuring global internal communications in support of Companys business objectives, milestones and culture.

https://www.google.com/search?q=organizational+communication+jobs&oq=organization&aqs=chrome.2.69i57j69i60j69i59j0l3.5879j1j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&ibp=htl;jobs#htidocid=jZypRnfBe3bL8QPLAAAAAA%3D%3D

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Editor of the Day: Julia Ernest

This newsletter is produced Monday through Thursday during the fall and spring semesters by students who are members of a Southeastern communication extracurricular organization and is distributed to communication majors, faculty members, alumni and other interested parties. Specific names and email addresses of people who receive this newsletter are kept confidential. Opinions expressed here represent the views of the writer and not Southeastern Louisiana University. To provide a suggestion for an article, or to submit an article or to comment on any aspect of this newsletter, please send email to feng1678@selu.edu. Items in this newsletter that refer to articles originally published elsewhere, copyright restrictions may prohibit copying or re-distribution; however, original items that appear in this newsletter can be copied, stored, aggregated or re-distributed without permission, but please give credit to the bylined author and to SCORE. To unsubscribe to this newsletter, send an email to feng1678@selu.edu. -30-

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