St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Communication/Journalism, en-US 2014-04-18T07:39:06 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. 2014-04-11T11:15:00 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 ... 2014-04-03T12:15:00 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 ... 2014-03-28T08:45:00 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... 2014-03-25T10:00:00 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 ... 2014-03-06T10:00:00 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... 2014-02-13T09:00:00 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 ... 2014-01-22T08:00:00 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. 2013-12-13T11:00:00 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 ... 2013-12-05T08:30:00 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 ... 2013-11-08T09:45:00 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. 2013-11-04T09:00:00 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 ... 2013-09-11T08:00:00 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. 2013-08-28T08:00:00 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 ... 2013-08-22T08:30:00 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. 2013-08-05T10:00:00 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. 2013-05-10T04:11:00 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 ... 2013-04-25T08:30:00 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 ... 2013-04-24T08:30:00 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. ... 2013-04-19T06:12:00 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,... 2013-04-15T10:27:00 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. 2013-04-15T08:32:00 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 ... 2013-04-08T08:15:00 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 ... 2013-04-02T03:31:00 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? 2013-03-21T09:00:00 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 ... 2013-03-18T08:15:00 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. 2013-03-05T02:38:00 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, ... 2013-03-04T10:47:00 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 ... 2013-02-22T08:29:00 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 ... 2013-02-13T03:15:00 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 ... 2013-01-31T08:44:00 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... 2013-01-29T01:57:00 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 <i> ... 2013-01-29T09:25:00 Countdown to Commencement – Brandon Smith It’s time for the annual Countdown to Commencement video series, where we feature one senior each week who was nominated by a member of the faculty or staff. Nominees are selected for their ... 2013-01-21T08:58:00 Sarachan Publishes Essay on Screen Time for Children Jeremy Sarachan, Assistant Professor of Communication/Journalism and Director of the Digital Cultures and Technologies Program, recently published an essay in the fall 2012 issue of the <i> ... 2012-12-21T11:14:00 Lavery Library Completes Round One of Rochester Radio Project Lavery Library has completed the first round of the Rochester Radio Project, updating the Library’s Rochester Radio History Collection’s audio series that was completed in the 1980s. 2012-12-13T09:22:00 Sodano Chosen as Faculty Fellow for Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Seminar Dr. Todd Sodano, Assistant Professor of Communication/Journalism, was one of 20 faculty fellows chosen from colleges and universities across the country for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences ... 2012-11-26T08:47:00 Students to Host Best-Selling Author for Banana Banter Communication/Journalism students from the Public Relations Case Studies course will host <i> New York Times </i> best-selling author, Rich Cohen, for a live, interactive discussion via video on ... 2012-11-21T12:29:00 Faculty Panel to Recap Election in November First Friday Lecture On Friday, November 9, four St. John Fisher College faculty members will review and recap the 2012 presidential election, offering their insights and analysis of the campaigns, candidates, and the ... 2012-11-05T11:48:00 Faculty Participate in Brain Game For the second year, a group of St. John Fisher College faculty members participated in an annual trivia contest called “The Brain Game,” a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Rochester. 2012-10-29T01:29:00 Fisher to Host Northeast Popular Culture Association Annual Conference October 26 and 27 St. John Fisher College will host the annual Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Conference on Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27, and several faculty members will be part of the ... 2012-10-25T09:46:00 C/J Program Founder Back for Classroom Encore Some call him a legend. Some call him a mentor. And some even credit their success to him. Tom Proietti ’67 has been either a student or faculty member at St. John Fisher College for the past four ... 2012-10-18T08:52:00 Music to His Ears – C/J Major Completes Summer Internship with Atlantic Records Brett Vergara doesn’t have any connections in the music industry, but he does have a passion for music. So, when it came time for the junior Communication/Journalism major to search for a summer ... 2012-10-11T10:09:00 Social Media Gurus Come from C/J Program For communications professionals, the industry that they once knew as faxes and manually developed media lists now consists of tweets, direct messages, and bloggers. The industry has seen a dramatic ... 2012-09-26T11:36:00 Sarachan Presents at International Games Innovation Conference Jeremy Sarachan, Assistant Professor of Communication/Journalism and Director of the Digital Cultures and Technologies Program, presented a paper at the International Games Innovation Conference, ... 2012-09-11T11:28:00 Digital Cultures and Technologies Major; Ethics Minor; Mental Health Counseling Certificate New at Fisher This fall, students at St. John Fisher College have three more programs to choose from. The College is now offering Digital Cultures and Technologies as a major; a new Ethics minor will replace the ... 2012-09-06T08:44:00 Fisher Alumna at ABC News Recent grad Ciera Carhart ’12, a Communication/ Journalism major, was an intern last summer at ABC News as a part of their Longform Documentary Unit under Executive Producer Terry Wrong. Her role was ... 2012-06-29T09:08:00 Fisher Faculty Go Back to School Supported by a Learning Circle Grant, Dr. Rik Hunter (English), Professor Jeremy Sarachan (Communication/Journalism), and Dr. Todd Sodano (Communication/Journalism) attended the 2012 New Media ... 2012-06-22T09:01:00 Reinson Invited to New Media Summit at Stanford University Kyle F. Reinson, assistant professor in the Department of Communication/Journalism, has been invited to attend the 2012 Academic Summit at Stanford University, sponsored by Edelman, one of the world’s... 2012-05-31T11:13:00 C/J Students Head to D.C. Five St. John Fisher College Communication/Journalism students recently returned from an alumni networking trip to Washington, D.C. 2012-04-25T07:34:00 Sarachan Talks Technology at Harley School Jeremy Sarachan, assistant professor of Communication/Journalism and director of the Digital Cultures and Technologies program, recently spoke to 170 students at the Harley School in Brighton about ... 2012-04-24T12:00:00