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Knowledge Translation Theatre

Students are Making a Play for Knowledge Translation – Literally

Tuesday February 21st, 2017

A uniquely assorted team gathers at the Centre for Communicating Knowledge (CCK) on a frosty Thursday afternoon: Ryerson nursing student Petrina Barbas, professional communication student Selah...

Catherine Schryer

Catherine Schryer Wins Errol Aspevig Award

Tuesday February 21st, 2017

FCAD is proud to announce that Dr. Catherine Schryer, Chair of the School of Professional Communication, has won the 2017 Errol Aspevig Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership. As Chair of ProCom...

FCAD Team Makes Campus Map Virtual

Monday February 6th, 2017

Led by ProCom Professor Dr. Frauke Zeller and RTA Professor Dr. Ali Mazalek, the Participatory Campus Planning project has created an interactive tabletop visualization and 3D map of the Ryerson...

Alumni Spotlight: 2014 MPC Grad Nicola Brown

Sunday February 5th, 2017

  Tell us about yourself! What's your name, and what do you do? My name is Nicola Brown, I'm an MPC2014 grad and I currently work as a freelance writer, editor and communication consultant. Part of...

Dr. Catherine Jenkins on Digital Hygiene and 'Junk Sleep'

Wednesday February 1st, 2017

Photo credit: Urantian Sojourn ProCom instructor Dr. Catherine Jenkins’ research explores the impact of medical imaging technologies on patient-physician communication, and the medicalization of...

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ProCom Spotlight: Dr. Marty Fink & CMN450

Wednesday January 25th, 2017

(Potrait by Morgan Sea, Dr. Marty Fink serves as Assistant Professor in ProCom with a focus on queer and trans studies; their work as a researcher and instructor...

Why ProCom

Why Choose a ProCom BA?

Friday December 23rd, 2016

Here's why a Bachelor's Degree in ProCom could be for you!

Sara Masson

MPC Grad Spotlight: Sara Masson (MPC ‘11)

Friday December 23rd, 2016

  Sara Masson graduated from the MPC Program in 2011 and has since enjoyed a dynamic career in the Toronto tech community. Right after graduating MPC, Sara joined Wave Apps. Here she pursued multiple...

Happy Holidays from ProCom!

Friday December 23rd, 2016

Congratulations to ProCom BA student Meaghan Reid on winning the Holiday Card Competition.

colour fashions

The Spectrum Speaks: ‘Colour Fashions’ (FS8111)

Monday December 5th, 2016

In fields spanning information design to fashion, colour is often considered simply decorative, but a new course provides students with fresh insight into the ‘language’ of colour. This Fall the...

Dr. John Shiga at MPC Info Night

Did You Miss MPC Info Night? Check out the Video!

Thursday December 1st, 2016

Prospective students gained insight into all aspects of the MPC Program at Info Night. From a top-down guide to the Program to career prospects and tips from alumni, attendees discovered what...

research mashup; ProCom; Dr. Marty Fink; Dr. Carolyn Kane

Fall Research Mashup Event By Dr. Carolyn Kane and Dr. Marty Fink Was a Great Success!

Friday November 11th, 2016

Last Monday, two of ProCom's very own research professors, Dr. Carolyn Kane and Dr. Marty Fink, held a research mashup for faculty and students. Dr. Carolyn Kane presented her paper titled "Art Deco'...

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ProCom BA Internship Student Information Session

Thursday November 10th, 2016

All first, second, and third-year students enrolled in The School of Professional Communication (ProCom) honours, bachelor degree are invited to attend the ProCom BA Internship Information Session on...

PR Firm Director, Jon Packer, Runs Data Analytics Workshop With ProCom's Master Students

Friday November 4th, 2016

Last Wednesday we were fortunate enough to have Jon Packer, Director of PR Firm the Idea Workshop, hold a session with ProCom's Master students. There students learned about communications data...

The Spectrum Speaks: Introducing ‘Colour Fashions’ (FS8111)

Wednesday November 2nd, 2016

In fields spanning information design to fashion, colour is often considered simply decorative, but a new course provides students with fresh insight into the ‘language’ of colour. This Fall the...

Employment Opportunity: Assistant Professor, School of Professional Communication (ProCom)

Friday October 14th, 2016

The School of Professional Communication (ProCom) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the area of Organizational Communication, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning...

ProCom MPC students mingle at event

Class of 2017 | MPC Internship Connector A Success!

Friday October 7th, 2016

Many graduate programs espouse job readiness and preparation for entry into the workforce. The Master of Professional Communication (MPC) program at Ryerson University truly delivers on that promise...

Ryerson booth

#ProCom Takes on the 2016 Ontario Universities Fair

Wednesday October 5th, 2016

Two weekends ago Ryerson attended the 2016 Ontario Universities Fair, showcasing every program ranging from the performing arts to the sciences. Among those programs was the School of Professional...

Dr. Bob Clapperton

“The Case That Talks Back”: ProCom’s Dr. Clapperton on the Ametros Simulation Platform

Friday September 30th, 2016

According to Dr. Bob Clapperton, simulation-based learning is nothing new: in fact, it’s how we learn certain skills at the most basic level. “We acquire knowledge, or theory,” Dr. Clapperton...

MPC Students at Orientation

#ProCom: Welcome New MPC Students!

Tuesday September 20th, 2016

From August 30 to September 1, incoming MPC students enjoyed a variety of opportunities to meet one another, connect with current students and faculty, and learn about the busy, exciting year ahead....