MA in Communication

Ieva Bytauberg

Ieva Bytauberg, 2022

MA in Communication

Ieva came to Mason COMM by way of the Air Force training program. She consistently came into the classroom ready and prepared to grow and learn, even adapting her program to dig deeper into race, gender and violence, and facilitation to help her upon returning to her service as a public affairs officer after graduation.

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Melissa Urbansky

Melissa Urbansky, 2021

MA in Strategic Communication

Urbansky applied her active duty military experiences to addressing important societal communication issues.

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Amy Busch

Amy Busch, 2013

Improving awareness of the dangers of smoking and obesity

Recipient of the Dean's Challenge Fellowship and graduate of the M.A. program, Amy Busch has worked to combat smoking by investigating the effects of the FDA graphic warning labels on cigarette packages.

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Stan Polit

Stan Polit, 2012

Identifying current social marketing trends and future achievers

After graduating with his M.A while working as assistant coach for the forensics team, Stan Polit has worked as a presenter of non-profit management research at Social Marketing at Public Health Conferences.

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Robert Swiech

Robert Swiech, 2012

Using strategic communication to address public service interests

Lt. Colonel Robert Swiech of the U.S. Air Force, M.A. graduate and Wellgates Scholar, currently holds a leadership position in Washington, D.C.

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