By: Maia Vautour We are one week away from Relay! If you have never been to or heard of the event, or would like to reminisce about the fun event, you’ll want to keep reading! Relay for Life is a 12 over overnight event with proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society. Participants at Carleton… Continue reading Relay for Life with CUSS!
By: Maia Vautour It's that time of the year again! The most exciting event of the year, also known as COMS Gala is approaching. This year our theme is NYC, bright lights and big city! Having attended every COMS Gala, I can easily say that it is the best event of the year! From the… Continue reading COMS Gala and Why It’s the Best Event of the Year
By: Marieta Osezua What COMS is: going into my first year as a COMS student. I did not know what to expect from the program or exactly what Communications and media studies was all about. But this first year has helped me understand it. In summary, communications and media studies is the study of how media… Continue reading Things I learned in First Year COMS
By: Leaha Kahsay Going to professional conferences are a normal thing in most professions, and for students in university, however, it can be intimidating attending these events if you are still new to this. But don’t worry here is four quick tips on attending professional conferences to get you ready for our COMS IRL event… Continue reading Your Guide to Professional Conferences
Next week, CUSS is holding the first ever Communications Professional Development Conference. Along with a LinkedIn workshop, professional headshots, and free food, there will also be a panel of communications professionals from all walks of life. They will be there to talk about their education, their careers, and advice they have for university students looking… Continue reading Why You Should Attend COMS: IRL
By: Gabriella Taekema The answer is that there are different small events in a certain time frame that is centered around a certain profession. When you go to a professional development conference, you will arrive and register. There may be workshops, panels, keynote speakers or networking. Workshops are there to equip you with new information,… Continue reading Professional Development Conferences. What are they?
We sat down with one of our Social Media Directors Erin Boyle. She was super interested in the social media aspect of CUSS and decided to run for a position that means a lot to her. She is currently finishing up her Second year and we hope she continues to play a huge role in… Continue reading Interview with Social Media Director
We sat down with a few members of the 2017-2018 exec team to discuss why they joined, what they hope you get out of CUSS if you decide to run for a position and their challenges you might face. Michelle Vuong is a 4th year rep who has been in CUSS since her first year… Continue reading Interview with Fourth Year Rep
By: Catherine Johnson Having the opportunity to network is valuable asset that many students don’t have the opportunity to part-take in. CUSS Networking provides students to meet professional individuals in specific fields and ask them questions, share ideas and make connections in a laid-back environment. While they’re so many benefits from networking, some people avoid… Continue reading Why Networking is Awesome
Community Listening Community listening means that you watch what your target customers like and don’t like. You get feedback in the form of comments, likes, reactions and shares. Community listening lets you get in on fads such as rolled ice cream, new nail trends, and viral hair cutting videos. You get to see what viral… Continue reading Why Instagram is Important in Marketing and Communications