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Gaye Savage tribute picture

Remembering a Friend and Colleague

Monday July 6th, 2015

In Memoriam: Gaye Savage (1952 - 2015) It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Gaye Savage, who left us on June 30, 2015. She will be missed greatly by her...

Gold Quill awards

Setting the Gold Standard

Friday April 10th, 2015

ProCom congratulates five of our Masters of Professional Communication students who have been awarded the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) 2015 Gold Quill Award. The...

Digital Media Leadership: From Mentee to Mentor

Thursday March 19th, 2015

Moving from mentee to mentor: Dr. Jaigris Hodson wins YSGS award for supporting graduate education By Ilana Enoukov Ryerson University’s School of Professional Communication (ProCom) extends a warm...

ProCom BA Student Spotlight: Amanda Watson ‘17

Monday March 9th, 2015

ProCom BA Student Spotlight: Amanda Watson ‘17 By Ilana Enoukov Meet Amanda Watson, ProCom BA ’17. The 2014 recipient of the inaugural Les McIlroy Award, Amanda is part of the first cohort of the...

Social Media in the University Classroom

Thursday March 5th, 2015

  Social media in the university classroom: Dr Wendy Freeman’s critical take on technology & teaching By Monica Batac, MPC 2015   Many students and alumni will know Dr. Wendy Freeman and the many...

RU Street Style photo session

Capturing student style stories

Thursday February 26th, 2015

  Capturing student style stories on campus: the success of RU Street Style’s social media campaign By Ilana Enoukov First developed as an assignment in a Professional Communication (ProCom) course,...

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hitchBOT & Dr. Frauke Zeller go to Germany

Thursday February 12th, 2015

Last summer, hitchBOT charmed its way across Canada, hitching rides along the Trans-Canada highway. From February 13-22, hitchBOT will be shining its wellies for its big adventure in Germany. Follow...

ProCom at Ryerson's March Break open house.

March Break Open House

Wednesday February 11th, 2015

March 19th is March Break Open House day! Attend the ProCom undergraduate presentation; tour the campus, ProCom labs, residence, and athletic facilities; and talk one-on-one with representatives from...

ProCom's Innovative Practicum Centre

Friday January 9th, 2015

With interactive monitors, mobile furniture, built-in conference cameras, a collapsible boardroom and a media production booth, the Practicum Centre is our new state-of-the-art workspace.

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ProCom celebrates students’ achievements at first annual Awards Celebration

Tuesday November 25th, 2014

On November 18, the School of Professional Communication celebrated the achievements of nine undergraduate and graduate students at its first Awards Celebration.

ProCom Hosts “Behind the Scenes with hitchBOT”

Wednesday November 5th, 2014

Join us on November 17, 2014 to celebrate hitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot, and the faculty and students that made its journey possible. A Q&A period and look inside hitchBOT’s heart and soul will...

Discover Ryerson

Discover why the ProCom BA is right for you

Friday October 31st, 2014

November 6, 2014 is Discover Ryerson. Attend the ProCom undergraduate presentation; tour the campus, residence, and athletic facilities; and talk one-on-one with representatives from undergraduate...

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Connecting students with industry: ProCom hosts its first Internship Connector event

Tuesday October 7th, 2014

On September 18, 2014, Ryerson University’s Master of Professional Communication (MPC) program hosted its first Industry Connector event with the Office of the Vice President, Research and Innovation...

ProCom Welcomes Two New Cohorts

Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

The School of Professional Communication is pleased to welcome its incoming students for the 2014-2015 academic year. 71 undergraduate and 23 graduate students came together at the Rogers...

ProCom Welcomes Two New Cohorts

Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

The School of Professional Communication (ProCom) is pleased to welcome its incoming students for the 2014-2015 academic year. 71 undergraduate and 23 graduate students came together at the Rogers...

hitchbot portrait

ProCom in the News: hitchBOT

Wednesday August 6th, 2014

Master of Professional Communication students Jacky Au Duong and Alanna Mager are working to create public awareness and an online community for hitchBOT, the world's first hitchhiking robot. The...

Catherine Schryer in office

Three More Years With Distinguished Chair

Tuesday May 27th, 2014

ProCom is excited to announce the re-appointment of Dr. Catherine Schryer as ProCom Chair by the Dean of the Faculty of Communication & Design! Full news story via FCAD.

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MPC Students Bring Home the Gold!

Monday May 5th, 2014

Congratulations to the Master of Professional Communication students recently awarded an International Association of Business Communicators 2014 Gold Quill Award: Nicola Brown, Laura Baker, Victoria...

Limited Term faculty positions

Wednesday April 16th, 2014

The School of Professional Communication (ProCom) invites applications for two one-year Limited Term faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor effective August 1, 2014 to July 31, 2015. ...

Allana Mager SSHRC storytellers promotional graphic

Compelling Storytellers

Tuesday April 1st, 2014

MPC student Alanna Mager is a Top 25 finalist in The SSHRC Research for a Better Life: Storyteller's Challenge.  Alanna worked closely with ProCom Assistant Professor Dr. Matthew Tiessen creating a ...

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