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Student Support and Success Newsletter 03-07-2023

Tuesday March 7, 2023
The Nola Book Festival at Tulane University SoPA Speakers: Suri Duitch, Froswa' Booker Drew, Michael Wallace, Chris Cox.

Catch SoPA faculty during the 2023 New Orleans Book Festival!

Tulane SoPA will be represented on Friday, March 10, when several faculty members and alumni will participate in talks around the topics of philanthropy and veteran healthcare.

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Give Green 2023 - Dean Duitch Challenge 

Tulane students are encouraged to make a gift on March 21, 2023, during Give Green 2023!  Any Gift to SoPA Counts — No Matter the Size. When 100 donors direct their gifts to the School of Professional Advancement, it will unlock an additional $2,500 gift from Dean Duitch.

Sign up to be a #GiveGreenTU Ambassador for SoPA. You can help us spread the word and earn bonus funds throughout the day.

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News Section
Tulane SoPA excels in online learning with help of in-house Learning Design and Development team

SoPA online courses are the result of a months-long collaboration between an in-house Learning Design and Development team, industry experts, and faculty.

Media + Design students win 25 awards during the 2023 ADDYs

Students were awarded an impressive combination of 25 awards at the Advertising Club of New Orleans’ ADDY Award Program on Friday, Feb. 3, including Best of Show, Overall Best of Show, Runner-up, Judge’s Pick, as well as a combination of Gold and Silver ADDY Awards.

SoPA students awarded more than $46K in scholarships

SoPA has awarded more than $46,000 in scholarships to 11 students for the Spring 2023 semester. The scholarship funds were endowed through generous donors. 

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Read more on SoPA's news page.

Faculty Feature Section
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Financial Aid Virtual Info Session
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 | 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CST 

Join us as Tulane SoPA financial aid experts discuss the financial aid process. During this webinar you will learn: how to apply for FAFSA, overview of Pell Grants and loan limits, overview of loan limit for students, how and when to complete SoPA addendum, SAP status and how to stay in good standing and changes in class schedule/amount of aid received. 


Meet Dean Suri Duitch and Learn about Opportunities to Engage with Tulane SoPA
Monday, March 20, 2023 | 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. CST 

Meet Dean Suri Duitch, hear her perspective on your school and university, and learn more about student life and activities at Tulane SoPA. In addition, Dean Duitch wants to hear from you about your experience of being, and becoming, a SoPA student. Dean Duitch will be joined by Assistant Dean Vanessa Rodriguez, who will talk about ways you can engage with Tulane, whether as an online student or on-ground in New Orleans.


Witmeyer Dean's Colloquium Ft. Julie Greenwald
Monday, March 20, 2023 | 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. CST 

Julie Greenwald (NC ’91), chairperson and COO of Atlantic Records, will sit down with Tulane student, Maggie LeStourgeon (Management, Marketing, and DMPC, '23) to discuss the about her career and the impact Tulane has had on her success. At Tulane, Greenwald majored in Political Science and English and has gone on to impact the music industry helping to launch the careers of artists such as Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, and Cardi B. 


Tulane PRSSA : How to Nail that Interview
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 |5 p.m. to 6 p.m. CST 

Join PRSSA as we discuss interviews with Susan de la Houssaye, Senior Career and Professional Development Advisor at Tulane, and Tracee Dundas, Programs Coordinator at Dress for Success New Orleans. We will discuss preparing for an interview (researching the company and interviewers, what to wear, what to bring), and how to follow up with potential employers (thank you emails, how often to follow up post-interview to see if they’ve made a hiring decision, etc.)


10 Steps for Your Job Search - presented by SoPASO
Thursday, March 30, 2023 |5 p.m. to 6 p.m. CST 

Susan de la Houssaye, SoPA’s Senior Career & Professional Development Advisor will discuss best practices when looking for a job, ways to enhance your resume and networking tips. SoPA Student Organization (SoPASO) provides informative programming and social events for SoPA students! 


Tulane Tech Talk: How to break into the cyber technology industry
Wednesday April 12, 2023 | 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. CST 

Interested in a career in Technology and Cybersecurity? Hear from a panel of recent Tulane SoPA graduates who have jumpstarted their cyber technology careers. In this free event, the panel will discuss their career paths, what they learned at Tulane, and top tips for breaking into their industries. This will be an interactive discussion, and you will be able to interact with all the panelists during the Q&A portion of the event.

More Tulane Events
Calendar Section
  • March 15: Mid Term Grades Due for Undergraduates
  • April 1-9: Spring Break - No Classes
  • April 10: Classes Resume
  • April 10: Registration for Summer and Fall 2023 Begins
  • April 15 & 16: Designated Make-up Days (Only Used in the Event of University Closure)
  • May 3: Last Day of Classes
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Making Headlines Section
A sample of faculty, staff, and students who are mentioned in local and national news publications. 

Nola: Love those funny Super Bowl commercials? Tulane SoPA offers opportunity to learn more about advertising

Fox8 : Black History Month with Halima Leak Francis

NBC DFW: Philanthropy Isn't Just About Writing a Check

Fox 8: Being Alert on Parade Routes

You can earn a minor in advertising in only 6 courses! Learn more!
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