St. John Fisher College News http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot Latest St. John Fisher College News: Communication/Journalism, en-US 2015-03-29T01:22:04 Service-Learning Project Exposes PR Students to City Life This spring, the concepts of public relations campaign strategies—from tactics to messaging to audiences—take on real-life meaning as students in Visiting Assistant Professor Arien Rozelle’s Advanced ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3e05bf3f-9814-451a-96d1-626f0f51246c 2015-03-19T01:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3e05bf3f-9814-451a-96d1-626f0f51246c Comedy Improv Competition Raises Funds for Gilda’s Club Next month, collegiate comedy improv troupes from five area colleges—including St. John Fisher College’s own Two Cardinals and Some Nuns—will compete for best in show during the second annual Gilda’s ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=896a37c5-57c2-42d5-8c80-29d12b0a096c 2015-03-18T02:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=896a37c5-57c2-42d5-8c80-29d12b0a096c Digital Cultures Student Show Opening Reception March 12 Students in the Digital Cultures and Technologies (DCT) program will have their work displayed in a student show starting Thursday, March 12, in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery in the Joseph S. ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d4c010df-002b-4e3e-8192-9e116f541759 2015-03-06T10:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d4c010df-002b-4e3e-8192-9e116f541759 #MeetTheMedia with #FisherComm Thursday All week long, campus will be swarmed with local media who will be here for a series of “Meet the Media” panels sponsored by the Department of Media and Communication, the PRIMA Group, and the Public ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd8c6acc-ef65-496f-be6f-970a1eb1ed2c 2015-02-26T09:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd8c6acc-ef65-496f-be6f-970a1eb1ed2c “Talking Abbey Live” Fisher Style “Downton Abbey,” a wildly popular British period drama series that has fans buzzing and recapping anywhere they can, has been the impetus behind a show on Rochester’s WXXI-TV called “Talking Abbey ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3604c9f9-d9df-46a9-a6b0-5a5cf2a6cf8d 2015-02-12T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3604c9f9-d9df-46a9-a6b0-5a5cf2a6cf8d Fisher Faculty Talk Love in Time for Valentine’s Day Members of the Fisher faculty will be talking about love from their research field perspectives during a panel on Thursday, February 12, beginning at 5:30 in Basil 200. The event is sponsored by the ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=777ca91b-2c00-469c-aad5-0a35b3473057 2015-02-11T01:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=777ca91b-2c00-469c-aad5-0a35b3473057 Proietti ’67 to Serve as Guest Lecturer for February First Friday Lecture Tom Proietti ’67, Resident Scholar in Media at Fisher, will serve as the first lecturer in the 2015 Spring First Friday Lecture Series when he presents, “The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5b58b804-0462-49ba-8db0-8b54238d538f 2015-01-21T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5b58b804-0462-49ba-8db0-8b54238d538f Countdown to Commencement: Trisha Sanfilippo It’s that time of year again when seniors start to count down to the big day—Commencement. In honor of that countdown, we always kick off our annual “Countdown to Commencement” video series, where we ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2bcfbc65-a170-4fc8-879e-730b11d7ac30 2015-01-20T02:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2bcfbc65-a170-4fc8-879e-730b11d7ac30 Carhart ’12 and Harney ’13 Produce “UFO” Music Video Earlier this spring, two Fisher alumni, Ciera Carhart '12 and Patrick Harney '13, recently produced a music video for a Rochester-based band known as Routine Involvements. The pair worked alongside ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3297c4f6-ebdf-46b9-9e5f-b3f60d8dd9dc 2014-11-07T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3297c4f6-ebdf-46b9-9e5f-b3f60d8dd9dc Marketing Club Plans Robust Marketing Week, Open to Campus Community The St. John Fisher College Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will host a weeklong celebration in honor of the AMA from October 6-9. “Marketing Week” gives the collegiate chapter a ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e79c404e-fad1-41ca-9c82-7c0a1b96937d 2014-10-02T10:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e79c404e-fad1-41ca-9c82-7c0a1b96937d Lordy, Lordy, Looks Who’s 40! In the midst of Alumni Weekend, there will be another important milestone acknowledged as the Media and Communication Department celebrates its 40th birthday. Faculty, current students, and alumni ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=25bb596e-d59b-42d7-a873-b30856a26bff 2014-10-01T11:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=25bb596e-d59b-42d7-a873-b30856a26bff Faculty Appear at Fringe Festival If you are headed to the popular First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which is taking place now in downtown Rochester, you’ll see some familiar Fisher faces on stage and behind-the-scenes. Faculty... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a0b58f16-9214-4fe2-a990-48cc6960a0e6 2014-09-23T10:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a0b58f16-9214-4fe2-a990-48cc6960a0e6 College Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-15 Academic Year This academic year, St. John Fisher College has welcomed several new faculty. Some have previously served as adjunct faculty members, while others are new to the College. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8f343317-f06a-417e-a149-529865c55622 2014-09-11T10:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8f343317-f06a-417e-a149-529865c55622 Alumnae Receive Top Honors at Local Public Relations Industry Awards Kristy (Guerra) Marks ’08 and Dawn Borgeest ’82 recently won the two top individual awards at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Rochester Chapter’s annual PRism Awards on June 19. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c61dbb12-80d7-4c0c-a041-1a584db50b98 2014-06-30T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c61dbb12-80d7-4c0c-a041-1a584db50b98 President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd7382c3-ec2c-4a13-813f-e89a045515a4 2014-05-14T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd7382c3-ec2c-4a13-813f-e89a045515a4 Former Fisher Faculty Named WXXI’s Volunteer of the Year Tom Proietti, a former faculty member in the Media and Communication Department at St. John Fisher College, received the Charles M. Wise Volunteer of the Year award at WXXI and the Little Theatre’s ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4a920081-3222-4564-8ad7-2fe41027e972 2014-04-28T01:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4a920081-3222-4564-8ad7-2fe41027e972 On “The Verge” – Students Concept Binge-Watching TV Experience, Premiere May 1 It’s almost time to roll out the red carpet again, but this time, come in your sweatpants. On Thursday, May 1, students in Dr. Todd Sodano’s Television Production class will host the premiere of their... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e4abe163-2ed9-45bf-9d26-fd987bdbe735 2014-04-24T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e4abe163-2ed9-45bf-9d26-fd987bdbe735 Adjunct Faculty Honored On Wednesday evening, April 16, Dr. Randall Krieg, Provost, hosted the inaugural Adjunct Faculty Professional Development and Appreciation Reception. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bd38ebd8-9fed-429d-87fb-ab5b458d9a99 2014-04-23T10:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bd38ebd8-9fed-429d-87fb-ab5b458d9a99 PRIMA’s Inaugural “Gilda’s Cup” Raises $3,500 for Gilda’s Club of Rochester Members of the St. John Fisher College student-run integrated marketing communications firm, The PRIMA Group, hosted the first annual “Gilda’s Cup” at Fisher and exceeded their expectations raising ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=825fc66d-a0fc-4c9d-b1be-fb0fd9ba506f 2014-04-22T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=825fc66d-a0fc-4c9d-b1be-fb0fd9ba506f Lazzara and Mullen Win Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Scholarship Communication/Journalism students Theresa Lazzara ’16 and Sean Mullen ’16 recently received the Media and Communication Department’s Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Scholarship. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1dc895c4-dfe1-4ddc-8b01-8e81992fce22 2014-04-11T11:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1dc895c4-dfe1-4ddc-8b01-8e81992fce22 Service-Learning Course Works with Local Clothing Boutique This semester’s Introduction to Advertising course, taught by Adjunct Professor Kathleen Marchaesi-Ciaraldi, has been busy with a local high-end clothing boutique. They have been working closely with ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f9e84a81-7c2d-452d-834b-6fcef3b0e10d 2014-04-03T12:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f9e84a81-7c2d-452d-834b-6fcef3b0e10d PRIMA Group to Host Comedy Improv Competition for Gilda’s Club Members of the St. John Fisher College student-run integrated marketing communications firm, The PRIMA Group, will be hosting the inaugural “Gilda’s Cup: A Collegiate Comedy Improv Competition,” on ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6e899299-eb8f-4506-9b7d-2048b101b474 2014-03-28T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6e899299-eb8f-4506-9b7d-2048b101b474 April First Friday to Focus on 50 Years of Great TV Moments Dr. Todd Sodano, Assistant Professor in the Media and Communication Department, will serve as the guest lecturer for the April First Friday lecture when he presents, “Beatles to Breaking Bad: 50 Years... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2a1a9079-5f62-455c-a273-ca98a6e6bc98 2014-03-25T10:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2a1a9079-5f62-455c-a273-ca98a6e6bc98 High School Students “Spend-a-Day” with the Department of Media and Communication 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c77e64fd-8cb9-4288-85b7-3a53fc4dd324 2014-03-06T10:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c77e64fd-8cb9-4288-85b7-3a53fc4dd324 Students and Faculty Participate in 2014 London Program 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... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=35fc6e6a-802b-406d-a3d9-a98043b19b30 2014-02-13T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=35fc6e6a-802b-406d-a3d9-a98043b19b30 From the Big Screen to Fisher: Media and Communication Adds Local Filmmaker to Adjunct Roster 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3781a497-2c08-4b57-958c-db1dd2742699 2014-01-22T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3781a497-2c08-4b57-958c-db1dd2742699 Sarachan Publishes in Journal 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=24a4fc6a-ef2c-4cdb-9077-5a17f0a62b8a 2013-12-13T11:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=24a4fc6a-ef2c-4cdb-9077-5a17f0a62b8a Student Entrepreneurs Mean Business 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fdad85b5-a719-47d8-bdf5-728a59130f62 2013-12-05T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fdad85b5-a719-47d8-bdf5-728a59130f62 Fisher to Celebrate National Philosophy Day with a Digital Twist 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b146a809-9a8b-4fb5-a23b-ec955928495d 2013-11-08T09:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b146a809-9a8b-4fb5-a23b-ec955928495d Faculty Participate in “Brain Game” Fundraiser 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ad05b09-772f-4a3f-be03-fa0b2284264e 2013-11-04T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ad05b09-772f-4a3f-be03-fa0b2284264e Communication/Journalism Department Now Department of Media and Communication 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=043ce6d5-ba8a-4536-9747-55c08aba2e28 2013-09-11T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=043ce6d5-ba8a-4536-9747-55c08aba2e28 Faculty Participate in Academic in Residence Program at Butler/Till Advertising 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=322c06e2-8bef-4132-81f4-e916bd2e6250 2013-08-28T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=322c06e2-8bef-4132-81f4-e916bd2e6250 C/J Students Tackle Bills Training Camp as Independent Study 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5311e4bd-7e26-4dae-b5f3-8bedf90e3a1d 2013-08-22T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5311e4bd-7e26-4dae-b5f3-8bedf90e3a1d Calling NYC, and MTV, Home for the Summer When Brett Vergara ’14 left Fisher in May, he went straight to the Big Apple, ready to tackle his internship at MTV that he landed before the end of the semester. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2b2c1e11-5756-4382-9059-4e7bbf5289bf 2013-08-05T10:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2b2c1e11-5756-4382-9059-4e7bbf5289bf Sodano Receives Father Dorsey Award The Class of 2013 surprised Dr. Todd Sodano, Assistant Professor of Communication/Journalism, with the Father Dorsey Award during the Senior Convocation on May 9. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7e7a553a-c577-49d7-8854-5019cc242147 2013-05-10T04:11:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7e7a553a-c577-49d7-8854-5019cc242147 Proietti’s Last Lecture Brings Hundreds Back to Classroom It was the typical evening class scenario for Tom Proietti on April 17 as he said hello to the people entering the classroom, set his bottle of water next to the podium, and started lecturing. What ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=79c35a4b-79dc-4523-be1d-dbbe6700ad6c 2013-04-25T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=79c35a4b-79dc-4523-be1d-dbbe6700ad6c Whalen and Ulakovich Win Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Scholarship Communication/Journalism students Amanda Whalen ’14 and Matthew Ulakovich ’14 received the Department’s Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Award on April 18, during the Jack Palvino Excellence ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=dfb3b213-c09a-44b2-b48d-d325a240e22e 2013-04-24T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=dfb3b213-c09a-44b2-b48d-d325a240e22e St. John Fisher College Honors Local Communications Professionals at the Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Awards Gala St. John Fisher College School hosted the Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Awards Gala earlier tonight, honoring six local professionals in the communications industry. Dr. Donald Bain, St. ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=74f372ca-d54d-4707-9d85-2b823737570b 2013-04-19T06:12:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=74f372ca-d54d-4707-9d85-2b823737570b Reinson Publishes Chapter Kyle Reinson, Professor in the Communication/Journalism Department, recently had a chapter published in <i> Increasing Student Engagement and Retention using Multimedia Technologies: Video Annotation,... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=709ffb3c-0943-4d55-b340-3bd9840ef843 2013-04-15T10:27:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=709ffb3c-0943-4d55-b340-3bd9840ef843 Countdown to Commencement: Julie Moslow This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Julie Moslow, a Communication/Journalism major. She was nominated by Tom Racculia, Admissions Counselor, in the Office of Freshman Admissions. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f31913ee-22f9-40b7-b2bc-b38f57163c13 2013-04-15T08:32:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f31913ee-22f9-40b7-b2bc-b38f57163c13 Countdown to Commencement: Matthew Berry This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Matthew Berry, a Political Science major and Communication/Journalism and American Studies minor. He was nominated by Tom Rodgers, Director of ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bb6ff758-d479-4ed5-b086-7aee8bce27d0 2013-04-08T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bb6ff758-d479-4ed5-b086-7aee8bce27d0 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8c88de69-c0ea-4166-ad86-57c5555f686d 2013-04-02T03:31:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8c88de69-c0ea-4166-ad86-57c5555f686d 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? http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ea7c1b81-aa1d-4b72-8290-0e7a29350f02 2013-03-21T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ea7c1b81-aa1d-4b72-8290-0e7a29350f02 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e5895a5b-a497-4c1b-af36-a1dc91dfdf44 2013-03-18T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e5895a5b-a497-4c1b-af36-a1dc91dfdf44 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4ba7a3a5-ce92-4b1b-9a04-cbd9a957c6c0 2013-03-05T02:38:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4ba7a3a5-ce92-4b1b-9a04-cbd9a957c6c0 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, ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f4d16399-ba01-46ad-a7dd-49dc1b641ec8 2013-03-04T10:47:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f4d16399-ba01-46ad-a7dd-49dc1b641ec8 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=57f95882-9de6-47a7-a07f-2b01e39185be 2013-02-22T08:29:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=57f95882-9de6-47a7-a07f-2b01e39185be 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3e3681e8-de21-457d-bc5e-04818c30cdee 2013-02-13T03:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3e3681e8-de21-457d-bc5e-04818c30cdee Fisher Students Experience Abbey Road and "Harry Potter" in London 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=90c7b123-6136-4063-b3e7-80bf08a8195a 2013-01-31T08:44:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=90c7b123-6136-4063-b3e7-80bf08a8195a 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... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=864b2128-2c73-4043-adb9-641d57fcb534 2013-01-29T01:57:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=864b2128-2c73-4043-adb9-641d57fcb534