News & Events

New BA students on Orientation Day

#ProComBA Orientation: Welcome, Class of 2020!

Thursday September 15th, 2016

At our 2016 BA Orientation, faculty, staff and returning students welcomed new BA students to The School of Professional Communication (ProCom), to Ryerson, and for many students, to Toronto. “A fun...

Wendy Freeman Director of e-Learning

ProCom Professor appointed as new Director of e-Learning

Thursday July 21st, 2016

Professor Wendy Freeman from the School of Professional Communication (ProCom) has been appointed the new director of e-Learning at Ryerson University. The interim Provost and Vice President Academic...

ProCom BA Internship NuScreen Inc

From the eyes of an intern...

Friday July 8th, 2016

Photo courtesy of Nuscreen Inc @nuscreeninc This past spring, a number of second and third year undergraduate students from the School of Professional Communication (ProCom) took their skills to the...

Faculty-led research more than fun and games!

Friday May 6th, 2016

The School of Professional Communication (ProCom) offers a variety of opportunities that allow graduate and undergraduate students to take part in faculty lead research. This past year, ProCom’s...

IABC 2016 Gold Quill winners

MPC students have competitive edge as IABC 2016 Gold Quill Award recipients

Tuesday April 19th, 2016

Master of Professional Communication (MPC) students, Warsan Amin, Katherine Fernandez-Blance, Josephine Lim and Joanna Liu will be honoured at the IABC 2016  Gold Quill Awards for their winning...

Excitement at ProCom as BA students embark on first ever program internships

Monday April 18th, 2016

For the first time in the program's history, undergraduate students will venture into the real world and explore a variety of professional industries through internship placements. Starting in May...

ProCom MPC IABC Gold Quill Winners

MPC students win IABC 2016 Gold Quill Merit Award

Thursday April 7th, 2016

MPC candidates Warsan Amin, Katherine Fernandez-Blanche, Josephine Lim, and Joanna Liu will be honoured at the upcoming IABC 2016 Gold Quill Awards for their winning submission in the Communication...

ProCom Practicum Centre

A sneak peak at the interactive ProCom practicum centre experience

Thursday March 17th, 2016

See how our spaces are designed to motivate student creativity with moveable whiteboards, LCD digital touch screen technology, and HD webcams with conference microphones for collaboration. You can...

Iriss on International exchange in England.

ProCom BA Students embark on International Exchange

Tuesday March 15th, 2016

The 2016 Winter semester saw the first round of ProCom BA students participate in an international exchange. The program, available to 3rd year students, provides an opportunity to explore...

Ryerson March Break Open House ProCom Info Session

Beyond the BA: Why YOU should attend the ProCom Information Session

Wednesday March 2nd, 2016

ProCom is excited to invite you to our Program Information Session to visit our distinctly urban and state-of-the art campus and chat with faculty, students, and staff! Still not convinced you should...

Erica Ehm Guest Lecture in CMN228

ProCom BA’s discuss social media engagement

Saturday February 27th, 2016

First year ProCom BA students had the exclusive opportunity to hear from one of the most successful models of thoughtful social engagement. Erica Ehm, CEO of, spoke to students...

ProCom BA Students Take Their Learning Beyond the Classroom

Thursday February 18th, 2016

In the Fall 2015 semester, 3rd Year students from the School of Professional Communication (ProCom) were offered the opportunity to learn by doing and took full advantage of the unique occasion to...

March Break Open House

March Break Open House

Thursday February 18th, 2016

Discover why a BA in ProCom is the right path for you!  On Friday, March 18th, Ryerson University will be hosting it’s annual March Break Open House. Visit us and get to know more about our...

Nicole Social Media Analytics Workshop

First MPC social media analytics session a success!

Wednesday February 17th, 2016

On Thursday February 11th, the Master of Professional Communication (MPC) program hosted its first social media analytics workshop. The workshop taught current students how to analyze and report on...

Internship Connector

Students and sponsors socialized at ProCom’s first BA Internship Connector

Wednesday February 10th, 2016

To kick off its *NEW* undergraduate internship course, the School of Professional Communication hosted its inaugural BA Internship Connector last Thursday, February 4, 2016 in the ProCom Practicum...

MPC Student Leanne Simpson

Current MPC student advocates for healthcare communication

Tuesday February 9th, 2016

Current Master of Professional Communication (MPC) student, Leanne Simpson, is using the intensive one year program to explore her interest in healthcare communication.  In February 2016 Leanne was...

MPC Graduate Jason Cassidy

MPC alumnus Jason Cassidy makes waves with Cara’s in-house content team

Wednesday February 3rd, 2016

As one of Marketing magazine’s Top 30 under 30, Master of Professional Communication (MPC) graduate Jason Cassidy has upheld the standard for fellow alumni in the communications industry. Jason’s...

Anneliese LinkedIn Workshop

The MPC graduate course union and the Ryerson Career Centre hosted a skill development workshop

Monday February 1st, 2016

  In September 2015, seven current MPC students formed a graduate course union to encourage collaboration within the department. Funded in part by the Ryerson Student Union, the group planned...

Wendy Freeman Faculty Teaching Chair

Wendy Freeman named Faculty Teaching Chair for FCAD

Tuesday January 26th, 2016

The School of Professional Communication’s Dr. Wendy Freeman has been named the new Faculty Teaching Chair for the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD). Dr. Freeman’s new position will support...

Larissa Fitzsimons' Internship Experience

MPC student Larissa Fitzsimons shares her experience interning with advertising agency, kbs+.

Thursday January 21st, 2016

During the winter semester, Master of Professional Communication (MPC) students are required to complete an internship of 150 hours. Current MPC candidate Larissa Fitzsimons is completing her...