Communication Honors Society Partners with Belk Center to Host Panel

Nov. 21, 2011
alt On November 16, 2001, the Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honors Society in conjunction with the Belk Professional Development Center hosted a panel discussion entitled, "Exploring the Vast Assortment of Career Paths in Communication." The event was moderated by Marjorie Newman, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication.

The panelists were: Cash Michaels, Chief Reporter at the Carolinian newspaper, Tamara Holmes-Brothers, Director of Corporate Foundations at Fayetteville State University, Michelle D. Crawford, a Saint Augustine's University Alumna and Parent Educator/Wellness Life Coach at Wake County Child Care Subsidy, Alana Allen, Internship and Special Groups Coordinator at Gov. Perdue's Press Office and Shelley Willingham-Hinton, Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Saint Augustine's University.

The panelists stressed to the students the importance of having a positive attitude as they work to build successful careers as well as the importance of networking, volunteering and paying your dues. Tamara Holmes-Brothers said, "You have to make your situation work for you and look at each experience as a building block in your career."

Left to right: Marjorie Newman, Cash Michaels, Michelle Crawford, Tamara Holmes-Brothers, Alana Allen and Shelley Willingham-Hinton.