Ieva came to Mason COMM by way of the Air Force training program. She consistently came into the classroom ready and prepared to grow and learn, even adapting her program to dig deeper into race, gender and violence, and facilitation to help her upon returning to her service as a public affairs officer after graduation.
Improving awareness of the dangers of smoking and obesity
Recipient of the Dean's Challenge Fellowship and graduate of the M.A. program, Amy Busch has worked to combat smoking by investigating the effects of the FDA graphic warning labels on cigarette packages.
Identifying current social marketing trends and future achievers
After graduating with his M.A while working as assistant coach for the forensics team, Stan Polit has worked as a presenter of non-profit management research at Social Marketing at Public Health Conferences.