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Since graduating in Spring of 2007, I have been an in Account Management role. I have become experienced with business development and a strong background in creating growth for business services companies. I am currently at Eicher Engineering Solutions which is a global product development solutions company headquartered in India with resources in China and Farmington Hills, MI. I have been with Eicher for over three years now and it has been a great experience. At Eicher, I am responsible for new client development, cultivating relationships, and building trust with my current clients for the purpose of making recommendations on critical job orders. Also, I would like to add that Dr. Jason Swedene and Dr. George Denger played a major role in my success at academically at LSSU and professionally throughout my career.

Scott Abramczyk, Account Manager, Eicher Engineering Solutions-Inc

College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences

School of Communication Studies and the Fine & Performing Arts

Communication Studies Department

The mission of the Communication Studies program at Lake Superior State University is to prepare students for both post-baccalaureate careers and graduate level study. Because the processes addressed by the program are basic to personal and professional success, it seeks to provide a practical foundation through both integrated study of theory and research, and through opportunities for application of such resources to practical problems. Students in the communication studies program are prepared to serve as competent practitioners in the performance, analysis, and leadership in professional communication activities.

Our course toward achievement of this is to:

  • Offer courses designed and taught to reflect current theory and research.
  • Provide the opportunity for close student/faculty collaboration.
  • Equip students with professional caliber conceptual tools for diagnosis and intervention on communication related problems their post-baccalaureate professional activities.
  • Provide opportunities for undergraduate research and related professional development.
  • Encourage the continued professional development of faculty.

Goals

  1. Prepare students for careers in areas reliant upon the competencies cultivated in communication studies.
  2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of the major areas of research and theory in communication studies.
  3. Students will have the opportunity to cultivate and test their scholarly capacities in the field through both scholarly and applied opportunities.
  4. Application of theory and research to solution of practical problems will be emphasized throughout the program.

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Jade Olds

I came to LSSU as a liberal arts major. I was planning to switch my major to marketing, and then I took Communication 101. I loved the subject matter and the professor was extremely knowledgeable and inspiring. I reviewed the communication courses and requirements and decided that it was definitely the major for me. I was still interested in marketing so I decided to make it my minor. [ more ]

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