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MPC Alumnae Nicola Brown and Abigail Gamble with Dr. John Shiga at Award Ceremony

Congratulations to MPC alumnae winners of the G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Awards!

Tuesday July 4th, 2017

Alumnae Abigail Gamble MPC’11 and Nicola Brown MPC’14 were recognized for their outstanding volunteer work for the  MPC program at the inaugural G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Awards ceremony...

Alumni Spotlight: Taylor MacLean

Wednesday June 21st, 2017

June 21st, is National Aboriginal Day. In recognition of this holiday, the PCAA asked MPC 2015 alumni, Taylor MacLean, to discuss her Major Research Project (MRP) First Occupants: The Erosion of...

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First BA Class Takes the Stage: Congratulations ProCom BA Grads of 2017!

Monday June 19th, 2017

On June 12, ProCom faculty and staff celebrated our first graduating cohort from the ProCom BA. Congratulations to our grads, we enjoyed celebrating all that you have achieved and the ways you have...

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ProCom @ Congress 2017

Monday May 29th, 2017

For a full list of ProCom community members presenting at Congress, see the schedule below. */ ProCom presentations at Congress 2017 + events open to the public       Day/time Participant Event...

Career Insights from MPC Alumni

Tuesday May 9th, 2017

Starting your career search can be a challenging experience, that’s why the School of Professional Communication (ProCom) and the ProCom Alumni Association (PCAA) teamed up to help soon-to-be...

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Congress is Coming! 10 Tips on Attending a Conference

Tuesday May 9th, 2017

The 47th Annual PCA-ACA Conference, San Diego, California This year will mark Ryerson’s turn to host Congress, the arts and humanities’ annual conference for 70 member organizations. Taking place...

MPC Alumni Marc Muschler Talks Star Wars

Thursday May 4th, 2017

To celebrate Star Wars Day ProCom got in touch with 2016 MPC alumni, Marc Muschler, to talk about his MRP Use The Cgi, Luke: Oral And Visual Elements Of Narrative In Star Wars Film Trailers. In his...

MPC Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Barnes

Saturday April 22nd, 2017

Master of Professional Communication (MPC) students have the opportunity to select a topic that piques their interest for their major research paper (MRP). As today is Earth Day, ProCom would like to...

Limited Term Faculty Job Postings

Tuesday April 11th, 2017

The School of Professional Communication (ProCom) invites applications for a one-year and two-year Limited Term faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor effective August 1, 2017. Full...

ProCom Faculty & Alumni Recognized at Ryerson Awards

Monday April 10th, 2017

Each year Ryerson University hosts the Ryerson Awards Night to recognize employees for their achievements in teaching, research, administration, service and leadership. This year, three Master of...

ProCom Alumni Conceptualize Content Marketing

Monday April 10th, 2017

When it comes to communication, the ever-changing face of the marketing industry creates an increasing demand for professionals in the field. As digital media and marketing fields continue to develop...

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Where do humanities and sciences intersect?

Tuesday April 4th, 2017

In both her teaching and research, Dr. Jenkins’ work explores forms of communication which link the arts and the sciences. In 2000, she became actively involved in teaching medical education students...

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Signify 2017 Showcase

Wednesday March 29th, 2017

On Monday, April 3, FCAD's School of Professional Communication will make history with its Signify 2017 open house event at Heaslip House starting at 2:00 p.m. Signify 2017 celebrates the talent and...

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Dr. John Shiga Receives Tenure as Associate Professor

Thursday March 9th, 2017

Since arriving in 2012, Dr. John Shiga has greatly contributed  to the School of Professional Communication (ProCom) and especially to the MPC program. He has supervised MPC students and contributed...

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International Women's Day: MRP Showcase

Wednesday March 8th, 2017

Master of Professional Communication (MPC)  students pursue a wide range of topics for their Major Research Projects. In honour of International Women’s Day, here are a few projects written by MPC...

Brooke Ihnat: Strong Is Beautiful (?): A Multimodal Analysis of Strength and Beauty in Female and Male Sports Commercials

Wednesday March 8th, 2017

What inspired you to choose your MRP topic? Sport has always played a huge role in my life, and I was always encouraged to be proud of my love of sport. Despite this encouragement I realized I was...

Rebecca Krauss: "You Go, Girl:" How Facebook and Instagram Impacted the Post-Feminist Construction of Electric Forest's Women's Program

Wednesday March 8th, 2017

What inspired you to choose your MRP topic? After attending “Sasquatch! Music Festival” at the Gorge Amphitheatre in 2012, I became completely infatuated with music festival culture. While in the...

Miri Makin: Shifting Gears: The Impact of Extracurricular Exposure on Girl's Attitudes Towards Engineering

Wednesday March 8th, 2017

What inspired you to choose your MRP topic? As the daughter of one of the few female engineers climbing the corporate ladder in the early 1980’s, I’ve always wondered why I never considered...

Studying #BlackLivesMatter through the MPC Program: 2016 Alumna Tacicia Bryan poster image

Studying #BlackLivesMatter: 2016 MPC Alumna Tacicia Bryan

Tuesday February 28th, 2017

We recently connected with Master of Professional Communication (MPC) Alumna Tacicia Bryan (MPC 2016). The following interview captures Tacicia's Major Research Paper-writing experience and her...

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Studying #BlackLivesMatter through the MPC Program: 2016 Alumna Tacicia Bryan

Sunday February 26th, 2017

Exploring and Discovering Research Interests I have long had a passion for learning about black emancipation, leadership and activism. It was this passion that drove me to learn about the lives of...

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