Media and Communication Department News
Several faculty members in the Department of Media and Communication have served as subject matter experts for a number of local media outlets this summer.
The talent and hard work of St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff will be on display during the 2016 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which runs Thursday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 24, throughout downtown Rochester.
Local sports photographer Jamie Germano ’80 was honored with the Gary Smith & George Beahon Sports Media Excellence Award during the Rochester Press-Radio Club’s 67th annual Day of Champions dinner.
More than 300 scholars from across the country traveled to St. John Fisher College for the annual Computers and Writing Conference, held May 19-22.
This year, the School of Arts and Sciences held an inaugural school-wide ceremony to recognize graduating seniors.
Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Department of Media and Communication, served as a judge for the Rochester Business Journal’s 2016 Best of the Web Competition.
Jake Allen ’18 and Jessica Martin ’17 were recently named recipients of the 2016 Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Awards. Given to two students within the Department of Media and Communication at St. John Fisher College, the award recognizes undergraduates who demonstrate academic excellence and a passion for a career in communication.
In early 2017, two Rochester businesses—Headwater Food Hub and McCann’s Local Meats—will unveil a new United States Department of Agriculture inspected butchering facility. With the help of students in St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication, they are bringing awareness to the accessibility of fresh local meat in the Rochester community.
Budding journalists, public relations practitioners, and social media managers had the opportunity to hear about careers in communication from professionals in the field during the annual St. John Fisher College “Meet the Media” program, a three-day panel series and networking event held in March.
The PRIMA Group, St. John Fisher College’s student-run integrated marketing firm, will host the third annual Gilda’s Cup, a collegiate comedy improv competition benefiting Gilda’s Club Rochester. The competition is slated for 6 p.m. on Friday, April 1, in the Campus Center Mainstage.