Meet Jordan DeChirico #FacesofCom

About Jordan Jordan DeChirico is a Communication Studies major. During her senior year of high school, she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do for a career. However, she knew she wanted to work in a field where she could be creative and dynamic. After months of thinking about different options, her mom planted the idea of Communication Studies in Jordan’s head. After doing more research about the…

Oh the Places You’ll Go!

Life as a Communication Major My experience as a communications major at West Chester has brought me the opportunity to travel and wander around the world. It has always been a dream and a desire of mine to experience different cultures and see the beauty of the world. With my communications degree I plan on…

Meet Maggie Caputo #FacesofCom

Meet Maggie This is Maggie Caputo! Maggie is a sweet and kind-hearted individual who has an overwhelming love for photography. Maggie is in her third year at West Chester University and is majoring in Communications Studies. She decided to take the Communications route when she wasn’t too sure what she wanted to do, but knew COM…

5 Ways to Spot a College Student

Planners are life 1. They ALWAYS have a planner on them!! With so much to keep track of how else are we expected to do it? Between clubs, sports, classes, and a job it’s easy to forget something. Most people’s planners are super cute, so it’s like having an accessory to keep you on track with…

Meet Sarah Foti #FacesofCom

“Starting out as a Communications major, it is completely okay to not know what you want to do with your degree right away. Through your courses and with help from your peers, professors, and advisors, narrowing down your interests and discovering your passions can be easy.” – Sarah Meet Sarah Sarah Foti is a senior at…

Meet Richard Forcey #FacesofCom

Meet Richard Richard is senior Communication Studies Major here at WCU. He is very involved in clubs and teams which allow him to really gain experience for his future career aspirations. Through his various involvements on campus, Richard is definitely a go getter. He likes to get his hands dirty, and he doesn’t want to leave…

West Chester Biking

How Com friends made me love riding my bike

“On your left.” “On your right.” “Excuse me!” “Watch out!” “Excuse me guys,” I say. Coughs a few times. Pumps brakes. Plays music. But when I don’t give people a warning…“Oh my god she scared me,” I hear from behind as I race past students on the sidewalk. I stand on the pedals, turn my head…

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Meet Ally Donahue #FacesofCom

About Ally Ally Donahue is a junior at West Chester from Feasterville, PA. She describes West Chester as “a growing town with lots going on” which is why she loves living here. Her hometown was “small with not much to do” which is why she enjoys the endless opportunities that this town offers. Her favorite…

Commuting to college

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Commuting to College

The summer between graduating high school and moving into your college dorm room is one of excitement and the idea of living in a new location for the first time is an intriguing one. A new chapter of your life is about to begin and you cannot wait. You finally get to enjoy the fabled…

Opening New Doors

Big Dreams In high school, my life consisted of binging on Grey’s Anatomy and mesmerizing how I would be a doctor. I would help others and  chanege the world one day. I always had a passion for helping others and wanted my career to align with this important part of me. Coming to college, at…

Greek Life at West Chester University

What Greek Life Has Given Me

Greek life isn’t like what you see on the news. It’s friendship, service, and leadership and deciding whether fraternity or sorority life is for you, is a big decision. It’s a life changing one. How your life will be changed depends on how you spend your time in a fraternity or sorority. I’m here to…

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What I’ve Learned From Dating Myself

“Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”  — Toni Morrison It came Wednesday, March 8th, at 7:27 pm–the breakup text that changed everything.  It’s not like I didn’t see it coming, but it was just out of the blue enough to really rattle me.  It took a few months…

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8 Important Steps to Getting an Internship in Communications

Internships during your college career are so important. They help to build up your resume, differentiate you from a crowd, and provide you with real life experiences. Follow these 8 crucial steps to getting an Internship in Communications at West Chester University. Get a head start on the competition! Use your resources West Chester University…

Find Your Workspace.

It’s crazy how a workspace can have such an impact on your success as a student. There’s dorm room workers, Starbucks workers, outside workers, library workers, quad workers, lobby workers and so much more. These people don’t just work here for any random reason, they work here because, for them, it’s how they get their…

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10 Simple Tips for Eating Well on a College Budget

“Well, looks like it’s ramen night—again.” Sound familiar? It’s the dilemma of every college student—we’re all broke, but we’ve still got to eat. Now, if you’re on a meal plan, you’re golden. For those of us who may not have that option, we’re forced to fend for ourselves and make do with what we can….

Fall Into Fun Around West Chester

The crisp fall air circulates your room as you slowly wake up and pull the covers up to your chin. You turn over and read 9:30 am on your phone and realize it’s Saturday. The whole day ahead lies ahead, so you decide to put on a flannel, text your friends, grab some coffee and…