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30 October 2015

On behalf of the EMScom Alumni Association, we’d like to remind you of the upcoming activities. You will always find news and update on events and activities on the EMScom Alumni Association LinkedIn group.


NEWS HIGHLIGHT: The value of an identity-based rebranding: the Pro Senectute case - Thursday, December 10

The Pro Senectute project, 2014 winner of the Burson-Marsteller Award for Consulting Excellence, will be presented to the Alumni community on December 10 at Hotel Walhalla, Limmatstrasse 5, 8005 Zurich, at 18:30 hrs by Kathrin Gasser, Responsible for national communication projects at Pro Senectute.

Read more about the event and register


Wrap-up of the Extraordinary General Meeting

The Extraordinary General Meeting took place on October 23 at Restaurant Drei Stuben in Zurich. 28 guests gathered together to approve the new statutes and discuss the upcoming EMScom Alumni activities.

Read more about the EGM


EMScom Excellence-in-communications Lecture - November 5

The 19th EMScom Excellence-in-communications Lecture approaches fast: next Thursday, November 5, 2015 over 130 guests will gather at Tamedia AG to hear about the changes and challenges of the mass media landscape, and how this new environment is relevant for communication professionals. For the time being, the event is fully booked. If you would still like to attend, please send an e-mail to emscom@usi.ch to be kept on the waiting list.


Fundraising Gala for Room to Read - Saturday, November 7

Each of us has benefitted from a quality education, but not every child around the world is as fortunate as we are. Many struggle to have access to schools, libraries, books and inspiring teachers. Be part of the solution and join alumna Katie Kurz (EMScom13) for a festive and philanthropic evening to support Room to Read's mission of promoting literacy and educational equality. Let's make sure that every child has the opportunity to learn.

Read more about the event


EMScom16 graduation ceremony – Saturday, November 14

The official EMScom16 graduation ceremony takes place on November 14, 2015, starting at 16:00 hrs. EMScom Alumni are welcome to join the celebrations in Lugano.

Go to EMScom graduation page


Refresh your knowledge in Lugano!

As paying alumni members, you can always go to Lugano and attend classes free of charge. The next courses will take place November 14-21, 2015: "Marketing communications", "Financial and investor relations", "Digital communication". Send an email to emscom@usi.ch to receive more information and register.

Read course descriptions


HarbourClub Symposium – Thursday, November 26: reduced fee for EMScom Alumni

You can still register with a 20% discount for the upcoming HarbourClub Symposium, taking place on November 26, 2015 at Swiss Post in Berne. EMScom Alumni can register at the special price of CHF 760. More information on the .HarbourClub. website. Please check “I am an EMScom alumni member” in order to benefit from the discount.

Visit the .HarbourClub. website


Write a review and get an Uber voucher worth CHF 25

Support the EMScom program and help potential students by leaving a review on the platform eggheads. In return you will receive a voucher worth CHF 25 for Uber, the taxi service. The offer is valid for your first ride in Switzerland.

Go to egghead


Get your certificate of attendance now!

Those of you who have attended one or more EMScom courses as an alumnus/alumna, have now the chance to receive an official certificate of attendance. If you would like to receive it, please send an email to ilaria.juon@usi.ch with the name of the course you have attended and the year.


Job changes or addresses updates

If you change job or position, let us know: we are happy to feature you on EMScom's social media channels. Also, do not forget to communicate new business or private contact details to stay in the loop of the Association's communications.


Your contribution matters!

This EMScom Alumni news is sent out on a regular basis. If you would like to share news, events, invitations or any information that may be of interest for your fellow colleagues, please send it to emscomalumni@usi.ch and we will be happy to feature it in the next scheduled news.


EMScom Alumni Association
c/o USI Università della Svizzera italiana
via Giuseppe Buffi 13
CH-6900 Lugano
phone: +41 (0)58 666 46 02
e-mail: emscomalumni@usi.ch

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