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Cassie Caranci shares her experience in our one-year Post-Degree Diploma in Public Relations.
Lashbrook Marketing and Public Relations
Post-Degree in Public Relations 2016 graduate
I am so happy about my decision to take this program. It has taught me so much about public relations, professionalism
Why did you choose to apply to the Public Relations Post-Degree Diploma Program?
I became interested in the program when I heard of the success and satisfaction a friend experienced taking it. At the time, I was a Social Media and Web Assistant at Brescia University
Within a few days of sending in my application, I received word that I had been accepted. I was thrilled to begin this new chapter in my life, as I am now thrilled to begin this next chapter of my life as a Communications Coordinator at Lashbrook Marketing and PR.
What stands out about what you have learned?
The instructors and those who carried out the curriculum is what stands out for me. These individuals are so passionate and
How are you using what you have learned?
I’m constantly using what I learned in the classroom at Lashbrook. From how to properly present and speak about myself to clients, to creating content for multiple online mediums. I think this program has helped me stand out from other candidates, as it’s given me many opportunities to work directly with community organizations to develop my skills and notable portfolio pieces. As well, having a full-time internship has been critical in being available to work on and be involved in
How was your experience in the post-degree program?
In my situation, I enrolled in the Diploma in Public Relations program right after I finished my undergraduate degree. It wasn’t much of a transition, as I only had a week between the two. However, it was different being in a classroom with both students fresh out of their undergrad, and other with multiple degrees and who are at a different time of their lives in terms of age.
It became very obvious how supportive Continuing Studies was towards their students very early on. The staff and instructors are all extremely well versed in their positions and subject matter, which made the classes and assignments that much more valuable. I had the chance to connect with like-minded students who I still keep in touch with to this day. It’s great to have a network of peers who I can always bounce ideas off of or ask for
I think makes Continuing Studies different is how sincerely they care about their students and their future success. If it’s an early morning pep talk to