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Yesterday, I had the pleasure of taking a tour of Simmons's communications department.  It was led by Professor Jim Corcoran who showed us the design lab, the student workroom, the state-of-the-art Simmons Radio Station, and the darkroom.  It was a great experience because I was able to learn all about the department's strength, which is "media convergence" - the intersection and interaction of multiple media disciplines.   

Professor Corcoran explained how the department is unique because it responds to the recent demand for multi-skilled graduates who can be a "Jill of all trades."  He said that today's fast-growing markets, such as media outlets, non-profits, community-based organizations, and small entrepreneurial companies are looking to hire employees who can excel at more than one task.

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