Media and Communication Department News
St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication held its annual Spend-a-Day program on February 21. Prospective students from across New York state and even Pennsylvania spent the day with current faculty and students from the department learning what their futures would be like if they chose Fisher.
Six students – a mix of Communication/Journalism and Business majors – returned from a two-week journey at the end of January as part of the International Travel-Study Program to London, a joint study-abroad program organized by Cayuga Community College (CCC) with students from various local colleges.
Her work has been seen worldwide, and Newsweek named one of her films as one of the five best non-fiction films in 2001. Lucky for Fisher students, she has joined the Media and Communication Department this semester as an adjunct professor.
Jeremy Sarachan, Assistant Professor of Media and Communication, has had an article published in the December 2013 issue of Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds.
They say what happens in the Mac lab, stays in the Mac lab, or, does it? When Cody Schmitt and Kyle Howatt met in the Mac lab in a Web Design course in the spring of 2012, neither of them knew that they would be future business partners.
St. John Fisher College will celebrate National Philosophy Day on Thursday, November 21, but this time, organizers have added a digital twist. This year, the program will revolve around Digital Philosophy, with speakers from Fisher along with several area colleges. All sessions will be held in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.
For the third year in a row, St. John Fisher College faculty participated in the “Brain Game,” the annual fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, on October 10.
Communication/Journalism students returned to Fisher this semester to a department with a new name. Now officially known as the Department of Media and Communication, the department has also added another degree program.
A unique program at Butler/Till Advertising in Rochester has given the College’s Communication/Journalism faculty a chance to bring more than just a snapshot of agency life back to the classroom.
Robin Lalisse and Billy Bonneau, Communication/Journalism (C/J) majors, have gone to every practice of this year’s Buffalo Bills Training Camp. But, they didn’t just go as sports fans, they went to work.