Media and Communication Department News


Fisher Goes Hollywood: Students Write, Direct, and Produce Original Film

Fisher Goes Hollywood: Students Write, Direct, and Produce Original Film


A group of dedicated and film-loving Communication/Journalism students have been hard at work all semester long on a challenging project posed by Dr. Todd Sodano, and they will soon be at the end of their game. Read More

The Story Behind Geeking out at Fisher


They have a clever blog name and send out an email to the campus community when they have a new blog post to share, but who exactly are the Fisher Geeks and how did their blog come to be? Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Ashleigh Picarro

Countdown to Commencement: Ashleigh Picarro


This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Ashleigh Picarro, a Communication/ Journalism major with a minor in Sociology. She was nominated by Professor Kyle Reinson from the Communication/Journalism Department. Read More

High School Students Spend-a-Day with Communication/Journalism Department


On Thursday, February 28, high school students from around New York State visited campus to participate in the Communication/Journalism (C/J) Department’s Spend-a-Day program. Read More

Palvino ’55 to be Inducted into Rochester Music Hall of Fame

Palvino ’55 to be Inducted into Rochester Music Hall of Fame


Jack Palvino, a member of St. John Fisher College's Pioneer Class and a current trustee, will be inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame. The inductees were announced on Thursday, February 28, and the ceremony will take place on April 28 at the Eastman Theatre. Read More

Proietti Chats with Chatterbox Club

Proietti Chats with Chatterbox Club


Tom Proietti, Resident Scholar in Media in the Communication/Journalism Department, recently spent an afternoon chatting with The Chatterbox Club, a local women’s philanthropic organization whose mission is to promote social and cultural ideas, events, and participation. Read More

Service-Learning Goes Social


Digital Cultures and Technologies students in Jeremy Sarachan’s Digital Media/Social Media service-learning course are organizing two fundraising events, relying solely on social media to drum up interest. Read More

Fisher Students Experience Abbey Road and "Harry Potter" in London

Fisher Students Experience Abbey Road and


Every January for two weeks, Fisher students have an opportunity to participate in the International Travel-Study Program to London, a joint study-abroad program organized by Cayuga Community College (CCC) with students from various local colleges. Read More

Communication/Journalism Students Attend Class at Geva Theatre


A group of students from the Emergent Media and Web Culture course had class at a different location on January 24 when they attended the opening night of “The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” at Geva Theatre in Rochester. Read More

Sarachan Publishes Article

Sarachan Publishes Article


Jeremy Sarachan, Assistant Professor of Communication/Journalism and Director of the Digital Cultures and Technologies Program, recently published an article in the January 2013 issue of the Journal of Interactive Learning Research. Read More


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