Meet our Students & Alumni

Kimberly Keppler, ‘18

Senior Account Executive, Health at Edelman

Through my undergraduate and graduate classes, I learned how to fine tune my writing, key public relations skills and ultimately how to succeed in the workplace using the tools my professors taught me.

Jaclyn Antonacci, ’16

Online Marketing Coordinator for William Paterson University

The Professional Communication program felt like the natural next step for me and throughout graduate school I was able to work with social media for another two years. [It] related my classes to my real-life experience but connected the academics to my work.

Marc Piro - '13

Head of Content Strategy at Valley Bank

I enrolled in the PCOM program specifically to develop my working knowledge of social media practices, strategies and applications. I applied the lessons learned to develop enterprise-wide social media policies and procedures.

Amaryllis Bonilla, ‘16

Assistant Director of Marketing/Adjunct Professor at Bloomfield College

The program has allowed me to advance in my career in marketing and has inspired me to continue learning more about my field. The courses, professors and mentors within the program have continued to encourage me academically and within the workplace.

Peter Schauer, ‘13

Marketing Manager at SEMGeeks

I entered the PCOM program not really knowing what I wanted to do. I left the program knowing I’d be successful at whatever I ended up doing.

Rebecca Costantini, ‘16

Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant at Texas A&M University

The PCOM program has provided me with a foundation to succeed in my career and hone my skills as a professional and student in personalized classroom settings led by talented faculty.

Izabella Bray, ‘14

Head of Startups and New Markets at Dialpad

Getting my MA in Professional Communication from WPU was a great decision. It has made me more marketable as a job seeker and more skilled as a marketer.

Sean Donovan, ‘12

Client Success Manager, Partnerships at Yext

My MA in Corporate and Strategic Communications has helped me fine-tune my writing skills and become comfortable presenting to large audiences. The program prepared me to successfully organize and execute marketing campaigns and initiatives in the workforce.

Linda Zani, ‘17

Academic Advisor and Professor, School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University

There’s been a lot of highs, lows, and firsts. Going back to college after 35 years has been so wonderful. The Professional Communication program is top notch.

Gabriela Mera, ‘16

Senior Digital Marketing Consultant at Sogeti

The industry I’m in changes every day. The PCOM program is helping me keep current on trends while becoming as educated and prepared as possible.

Katherine Barnet, ‘14

Senior Brand Manager, Product at Meredith Corporation

The PCOM program allowed me to learn more about integrating new marketing techniques and communicating in the right ways on social media. The faculty truly cares about the students in the program and their successes, both academically and professionally.

Jacqueline Anderson, ‘13

Business Administration- Talent Executive Assistant at CNN

I was able to tailor the assignments in each of my courses to center around my existing career in television production. This flexibility gave me the opportunity to combine my existing professional experience with my graduate studies to help me further my career.

Michael Frodella, ‘12

COO at H2Ocean Restaurant and Raw Bar

I implemented my new public relations and social media knowledge right away, modernizing the way we communicate with our members.