A communication practitioner, a fabulous, savvy and creative young woman, people may have seen her name and wondered, hmmm...that’s an interesting name. However, she stands for more than her unique name, which by the way is Duchess Adjei. A native Bostonian, Duchess grew up with a knack for communicating. With a passion for this field, she graduated with high honors from John Carroll University. She is courageous and committed to giving back to her community. She aspires to be a top executive in the communications industry.
As the fourth quarter nears its end, it’s hard to believe that this program is almost complete. It’s bittersweet to think about, however I do feel proud of what I have accomplished thus far. I find that although I am feeling overwhelmed and busy, I am pushing through.
So often, people equate being busy with feeling [...]
2012, the era of the celebrity! Our world has always been interested and vested in the lives of celebrities. Many of us want to know: Who’s wearing which designer? When is this person having a baby? Who’s dating who? When is so in so going to get married? And for that matter, when are [...]
For this time of year, the weather has been absolutely wonderful. Around this same time last year, there was so much snow and ice. So now, you wonder how and why we are getting so many warm temperatures.
With that said, I am ready to delve into the third quarter of this program. More than nervous, [...]
Mentorship in Communication, I’d say is key! Fortunately, potential MSC’ers, finding and connecting with mentors is easier than ever. Many communications professionals are eager to strengthen their own social networks, especially online, which enables them to connect with younger thinkers. As a student, you should take the information that you study and use it to [...]
One of the major barriers faced by students who want to go to graduate school is the lack of time due to family obligations, work, or extenuating factors. However, attaining a graduate degree does not have to interfere with all the other important aspects of your life. Northwestern University’s MSC program is a chance to [...]
You will never understand how quick this program is until you have become immersed in it. My first day of orientation does not seem all that long ago, and for that I find myself anxious to see what happens next. The Northwestern University’s MSC program is one that is filled with an opportunity to grow, [...]
There are many wonderful elements brought into this program besides the world-class professors, terrific administrators, engaging curriculum and the amazing cohort that you will meet. Another added bonus is the implementation of interactive professional development, which provides perspective on career choices and answers any and all questions.
Yesterday at lunch, we had a panel discussion [...]
Not many are unfamiliar with the company Apple and its contribution to computers and technology advancements. The man behind it all, Steve Jobs created a path that will be etched in history forever. Apple has been regarded as being an outlet for those computer lovers who treasure innovation and progression. I myself am an Apple [...]
What’s the difference between good communication skills and great communication skills?
Let me illustrate this with a quote from one of the greatest hockey players of all time, Wayne Gretzky. A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. Consistently, Gretsky arrived at the [...]
This month, is Black History Month, and as such, I would like to share some of my thoughts. I decided to touch on this matter, because a colleague of mine at work had some interesting yet difficult thoughts about the month.
As we delve further into February, there are still those in 2012 that resent the [...]