Welcome Cohort 15! We are excited to introduce you to Comm Lead and all we have to offer at our new student orientation on Sunday, September 20 in Johnson Hall, room 75, on the UW Seattle campus. Please see below for the tentative schedule for the day.
10:00-11:00 Welcome / Academic Overview
Hanson Hosein, Director
Heather Werckle, Graduate Program Advisor
Anita Verna Crofts, Associate Director
Jessica Albano, COM Librarian
11:15-12:30 Program Introductions
Comm Lead Alumni Fellows
Flip The Media
Angee Linsey, Managing Director, Linsey Careers
Story Lab, Scott Macklin
Faculty and Staff Introductions, Intro by Lisa Coutu, Associate Director
12:30-1:30 Lunch in Mary Gates Commons
Cohort 15 group photo
Headshots in line during lunch
1:30-2:30 Current Student Q&A Panel
2:45-4:00 Cohort 15 Introductions
4:00-4:15 Wrap Up & Final Remarks/Announcements
Hanson Hosein, Comm Lead Director
4:30-5:30 Optional Campus Tour
Please note, orientation is exclusively designed for new Comm Lead Cohort 15 students. Your family and friends are welcome to join you at our social events throughout the year, beginning with the October First Friday (details to be announced at orientation).
For those driving, parking is free on campus on Sundays, and the Central Plaza Garage is closest to Johnson Hall. Please follow this link for more information: https://www.washington.edu/facilities/transportation/. For those bussing, many busses are convenient to the UW campus – simply enter “University of Washington” as your destination in the King County Metro Trip Planner. And for those biking, there are bike racks throughout campus. If you’re flying in, you’re on your own (though we don’t recommend landing on Red Square)!