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Welcome COM Alumni!

Kathleen Duffy Ybarra"It is difficult to name just one valuable experience that I was afforded at ASU, but I believe it was a combination of the leadership and life experiences. They gave me the confidence that I could do whatever I set my mind to" (Princeton Review).

"I chose communication because it was a broad-based major," stated Ybarra. "We could take the things we were most passionate about and go after them ... so we could build our career."

Kathleen Duffy Ybarra
BS Communication 1981, Sun Devil 100 recipient
past chair Board of Directors ASU Alumni Association


Jill Schifelbein"Versatility. That's what a degree in human communication means to me. Studying human communication gave me a theoretical foundation that I apply in my daily life. A degree in human communication gave me the flexibility to apply my skills in various contexts, eventually leading me to start my own company. In my business I focus making the theoretical tangible for my clients, in a way that impacts their bottom line. Whether it's an executive who wants to communicate and speak more effectively or a corporation that needs to understand why sales numbers aren't where they should be, I apply communication models and theories to produc dynamic outcomes. If you can communicate well with others, you can form relationships, generate ideas and create positive change."

Jill Schiefelbein
Communication double alumna
BA in 2004 and MA in 2006

"Your education is your finest treasure. Join me in our opportunity to extend the meaning of philanthropy through your continued association with the students and alumni of HDSHC. By visiting the ASU Alumni web site you can subscribe to a variety of listservs, maintaining your connection to ASU, providing the information you need to make informed and educated decisions based on your desired level of involvement.

"More importantly, challenge yourself to find ways to continue your association with HDSHC by committing time, financial contributions, or both. For additional information on how you can help build a stronger community for current and future students of HDSHC, please visit Supporting the School.

Explore ... commit ... attach ... involve ... develop."

Milissa Hutloff Koehler
Communication double alumna
BA in 1999 and MA in 2005

Communication Alumni

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