Graduate Capstone Presentations, according to Twitter

In the Knight School of Communication, graduating Masters students presented their culminating projects April 17, 2012, to a standing-room-only crowd. The buzz on Twitter (via Storify) captured some of the spirit of the event:

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    Can’t wait to hear the #macomm capstone presentations tonight @theknightschool @queensuniv. It’s gonna be awesome!

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    So proud of the #MACOMM students presenting their Capstone projects tonight! Someone tweet the highlights! #waytogo

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    Final #capstone presentations. Bittersweet night. (@ James L. Knight School of Communication) t.co/khbTpzvc

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  4. The presentations included:

    “Why Favor Local Flavor?: A Social Media Plan for Chilly Water Farm”
    Grayson Brown

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    Capstone presentations!! Learning about Chilly Water Farms from @gbrownqueens #macomm

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    So proud of @gbrownqueens – time for @kgstanley to rock it @QueensUniv knight school capstone presentations are underway!

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  7. “Democratic National Convention Host Committee Communication Audit”
    Kenyon Stanley
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    @kgstanley good job!! Sounds like the #DNC2012 could use your help!! #MACOMM

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    Insightful issues raised by @kgstanley about DNC strategic communication plan. #MAcomm @TheKnightSchool #CLT

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @kgstanley phenomenal presentation! Pretty intimidating to a newbie like me. #bigshoestofill

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @AmberRyan108 thank you! I’ll be in the seats supporting you when you present. #supportivepeoplerock

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  12. “Sociocultural Performance and Identity Assertion in the Haliwa-Saponi Powwow”
    Patricia Palmer
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    Wow – Patti is knocking this presentation out of the park @TheKnightSchool

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @PattiPalmer1 ‘s Haliwa Saponi tribe @theknightschool presentation regarding American Indians & comm was fantastic. What an experience.

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  15. “Three Cheers for Third Place(s)”
    James Shoff
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    @jcschoff ‘s topic “3 Cheers for 3rd Places” is fascinating. I am going to miss @TheKnightSchool. It has been my 3rd place. TY Jim!

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    Discussion of “third spaces” by @jamescshoff was enlightening. #MAcomm @theKnightSchool

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @jamescshoff really enjoyed your presentation on third spaces tonight! #MAcomm

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  19. “Computer Mediated Communication and Nonverbal Immediacy: Exploring the Relationship Between Two Diametrically Opposed Communication Vehicles”
    Kristen Bostedo-Conway
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    Really exciting research from @kbconway1 tonight on computer-mediated communication and nonverbal immediacy. #MAcomm @TheKnightSchool

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @kbconway1 great job tonight! #capstone #MAcomm

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @LeliaKate @kbconway1 agreed! You did a fantastic job! #MAcomm #capstone

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    So grateful to @JAMcArthur & @KING_ONE for their support with my capstone. Their support is one of the reasons @TheKnightSchool is great.

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  24. “The Positive Pit Bull: A Strategic Plan”
    Jennifer Bashford
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    @jenbashford ‘s interactive press conference was innovative way 2 demonstrate The American Pitt Bull ‘s crisis comm plan. @TheKnightSchool

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    I think @jenbashford & @altgeldshrugged would make a great pit bull awareness advocacy team! #jensquared #doublethreat loved your capstone!

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  27. “Pseudoscience to Social Science: Reframing Memetics in Terms of Culture, Digitally-transmitted”
    David Owens-Hill
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    @owenshill is so amazingly smart! Stretching my brain around memetics @TheKnightSchool

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    Cracking up because #lolcats just popped up in @owenshill capstone presentation!

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    Just used #yolo in #capstone. But who knew the new word for “cool” is “deck”? #iamnotahipster

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    Dying laughing at @herrmannhull, who just made a #YOLO reference during the Capstone presentations

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    Knight School graduate capstones tonight are really deck. Check us out.

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    The dean – closet hipster? #MAcomm RT @kingatqueens: Knight School graduate capstones tonight are really deck. Check us out.

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  34. “Blogging: Emerging Forms of Autoethnography and the Construction of Personal Identity”
    Leah Beth Parsons
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    @LeahBeth_Queens talks about blogging & how much the personal nature of this medium can teach others. TY for teaching us. @TheKnightSchool

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @LeahBeth_Queens is dropping autoethnography science. And some profanity.

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @ZMWhite @ocomfly did @LeahBeth_Queens just refer to you as “some researcher?” Surely she wasn’t talking about me!

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @JAMcArthur @zmwhite @ocomfly hahaha – you know I love you guys!!!

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  39. “Women and Breasts: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Body and Self”
    Adrienne Hartman
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    @abhartman great presentation! I actually got chills. #MAcomm

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @abhartman discusses how breasts shape woman’s conflicting narrative. Heart hitting Ms. A! @TheKnightSchool

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    @herrmannhull @kbconway1 @theknightschool thank you all so much. The support is overwhelming!

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
  43. The reactions in the room to all the presentations was one of overall pride in the program and best wishes for its soon-to-be graduates. Congratulations all!
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    @theknightschool pic.twitter.com/Q8zWib59

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    RT @LeahBeth_Queens: @TheKnightSchool so proud of you guys – best 2 years ever @abhartman @kbconway1 @kgstanley @jamescshoff @gbrownquee …

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    So proud to be in @TheKnightSchool #macomm program after seeing the capstone presentations tonight.

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    Great capstone presentations tonight! Not so great: a $100 ticket for accidentally parking in a handicapped space tonight. #moron

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    congrats to @queensgraduate students who finished their #capstone tonight! Wish I could have been there for ya #knightschool

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    Amazing capstone projects by the @TheKnightSchool 2012 #MACOMM graduates. Congrats!!!

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20
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    As I reflect on my graduate experience, I am honored to be a part of the @TheKnightSchool community. cc: @QueensUniv

    Mon, Apr 16 2012 18:55:20

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