MCVA OFFSCRIPT is a platform created for students by the students. This blog is for students to share their personal stories, projects, events, suggestions for success and calls for creativity in the MCVA department. Our goal as a student run blog is to light the fire that equips our peers with the tools to encourage collaboration, creativity, and exploration as we work to build a stronger sense of community outside of the classroom. Students have words to say, so we give them a platform to say them!
OFFSCRIPT is a blog anyone within the MCVA department can contribute to as we are always looking for students who may be interested in submitting content on a freelance basis. Do you have a project you would like to share? Tell us about it! Got an event you need promoted? We can help you with that! Looking for fellow students to work with on an upcoming project or film? OFFSCRIPT is the best place for that! Submit anything and everything Pace MCVA related!
Our blog is a great place for students who want to get more involved or who just want to appreciate the work of their peers. All content is Pace MCVA related, a.k.a., content that is relevant to student interest. Students of the department can keep up to date on events, find opportunities to collaborate on, or relax with some light reading and film entertainment. After all, it’s a fun place! Let off steam and hangout with OFFSCRIPT.
If you are interested in writing or have a concept for the blog, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
MEET THE TEAM
Professor Jennifer Magas
Clinical Associate Professor
Jennifer Magas is a clinical associate professor at Pace University and a faculty advisor for Entrance One, the MCVA department’s PR club which executes all department events; The Pitch, the department newsletter; and MCVA OffScript, a student run department blog which builds a stronger sense of community outside of the classroom. She is also vice president of Magas Media Consultants, LLC (MMC) a Fairfield County Connecticut public relations agency specializing in media relations, crisis communications, professional writing, and media training. She has a wealth of experience in all aspects of public relations and communications to draw on from her 25 plus years as a college professor, reporter, recruiter, technical writer, trainer, and recovering attorney in a wide range of corporate, media outlet, and university settings. She speaks regularly on writing, workplace and PR topics and has spoken at conferences and been quoted or featured in over 200+ articles and blogs in The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, Monster.com, TIME Magazine, Careerbuilder.com, Ragan Communications, and NY Times. She talks fast and wear many hats: professor, lawyer, writer, speaker, trainer, mom, PR strategist, and marathoner. Go ahead. Try and keep up with her if you can.
Professor Heather Hayes
Heather Hayes graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Communications from Pace University in 2017 and completed a Master’s degree in Media and Communication Arts at Pace in 2019, acquiring a 4.0 GPA. Additionally, for both her undergraduate and graduate studies, she earned a commencement award. Heather taught as an Adjunct Lecturer for three semesters before being promoted to Full-time Lecturer for the 2020-2021 academic year. Heather’s course catalogue includes Public Speaking, Multimedia Storytelling, Event Planning for PR, Casting, Story Idea Development, and Producing Corporate Video. Additionally, she is a faculty advisor for Entrance One, the MCVA department’s PR club which executes all department events, The Pitch, the department newsletter, and MCVA OffScript, a student run department blog which builds a stronger sense of community outside of the classroom.
Co-Vice President, Senator
Entrance One E-Board
- Katie Walsh – President
- Sandra Chen – Co-Vice President
- Ariana Stoddard – Co-Vice President, Senator
- Krissy Scott – Treasurer
- Tiffany Decker – Secretary
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