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News from current CAS majors:

Benedicta Arthur ('16, Strategic Communication) will intern for The Girls Rising Collective in the summer of 2015 in New York City.  Dicta will be a part of Girls Rising's global campaign to empower girls by providing mentoring and educational opportunities (
- May 5, 2015

Junior Alicia Davids (Stategic Communication: Rhetoric track) accepted an internship with Priority Health.
- April 2012

Senior Kristin Visser (Communication Arts & Sciences) has accepted a positon as event coordinator for Thousand Oaks Country Club.
-April 2012

Senior Erica Beversluis (Rhetoric) has accepted an internship at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights in Chicago this semester!
-April 2012

Senior Dustin Smith (Media Production), Senior Krsitin Crawford (Media Production), Junior Rachel Kuyvenhoven, and the fall 2009 CAS 222 course filmed Eating in Place, a documentary about the local food movement.
~April 2010

Senior Reid Coe (Business Communication) starred in Civic Theatre's production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
~March 2010

Sophomore Sam LeFurge-McLeod (Communication Arts & Sciences) recently became a certified lay speaker within the United Methodist Church.
~March 2010

Junior Nick Vera (Rhetoric & Communication) is a part of Calvin Video Network and he created a news show called Channel 4 News. Nick is the anchor, Freshman Megan Korber (Media Studies) is the co-anchor and Junior Alex Docekal (Media Production) is the producer. Their story made the front page of the Chimes.
~March 2010

Senior Nehemiah "Nemo" Chu (Media Studies) was a featured panelist at Grand Rapids' largest social media conference, Aimwest's Social Media Confab, on Nov 19, 2009. Presented alongside Google and Facebook.
~December 2009

Junior Brian Speelman (Computer Science) recently co-hosted and co-produced a nationally syndicated radio show while interning at Back To God Ministries International last summer.
~December 2009

Senior Lindsay Makowski (Media Studies) has accepted an internship for next Spring with The Grand Rapids Red Project in Eastown.
~December 2009

Sophomores Alex Docekal and Josh Schroyer (Media Production) and '08 graduate Mike Rohlfing (Mass Media) won “Audience Choice and “Best Sound Editing” in St. Louis.
~June 2009

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