The Fine Arts & Communication Department offers many opportunities for personal expression. It provides cutting edge facilities and equipment and prepares students to pursue careers as writers, producers, directors, sound designers, and directors of photography. Keep in mind, though, that each of these individuals enters into the communication process with ideas and feelings that will undoubtedly influence their understanding of your message, and their response.
I was also fascinated by the legacy of the Soviet past, visiting a museum on the subject (The State Museum of Political History of Russia) plus the A.S. Popov Central Museum of Communications packed with vintage radios and some lovely old post boxes too.
A good communication program must have the following key areas: Introduction to Communication Skills, Business Communication, Improving Speaking, Attentive Listening, Using examples and gestures, being emphatic, initiating the communication process, Praising without being superfluous and Conflict resolution – win-win problem solving ability.
The Center for the Arts is home to the college’s main office, several academic departments and facilities that include a concert hall, recital hall, art galleries, studio and main theaters, dance studios, the Asian Arts & Culture Center and the box office.
Extending the Purple Line on the south west from New Carrollton to Alexandria would provide other redundancy and access benefits, and provide a higher capacity transit connection to National Harbor which will soon be home to an MGM Casino and hotel complex.