Mass Comm Alumni Gathering Set to Celebrate Internship Innovation

Posted by Monica Hoel

Internships always seemed like the best gateway to a good job for any Emory & Henry student. But when the pandemic hit, all the rules for existence were up in the air.

But E&H mass communications majors are notoriously flexible.

Betsy Troyer, E&H Class of 2004 Betsy Troyer, E&H Class of 2004Betsy Troyer, E&H ’04, who is a marketing manager for Würth Revcar, an international fastener company, heard the need for unconventional internships and said she’d be happy to work with one of our Mass Comm majors this fall—then she set about developing an virtual internship for E&H senior Asha Thomas of Wytheville, Virginia.

The experience has been great for all involved, and this story will surely be one of the highlights discussed at the Mass Comm online alumni gathering set for Monday, Oct. 26, at 7 pm.

Academic areas have been gathering via Zoom as part of Emory & Henry’s “Stay HomeComing” activities, and the response has been impressive. Alumni have had a chance to reconnect with old friends, and faculty members have had a chance to share how things are going back on campus despite all the Covid complications.

Dr. Tracy Lauder has lined up a great program for Mass Comm alumni for Oct. 26, and is looking forward to telling new stories of their successful program. You can register for the event here: https://www.ehc.edu/calendar/event_id/42901/view/event

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