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Digital Cultures and Technologies News

Calling All Gamers (For a Good Cause)

Calling All Gamers (For a Good Cause)

10/15/2014

Digital Cultures and Technologies (DCT) students and faculty will be participating in an international celebration of the social impact of gamers on October 25 with Extra Life, an online grassroots movement working to help raise money for local children through the power of play. Read More

Lordy, Lordy, Looks Who’s 40!

10/01/2014

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 will gather for a birthday party in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 3. And yes, there will be cake. Read More

Faculty Appear at Fringe Festival

09/23/2014

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 members Dr. Ruben Gomez, M.J. Iuppa, and Jeremy Sarachan are all playing a role in the popular event. Read More

On “The Verge” – Students Concept Binge-Watching TV Experience, Premiere May 1

On “The Verge” – Students Concept Binge-Watching TV Experience, Premiere May 1

04/24/2014

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 original television series, “The Verge.” Read More

Lazzara and Mullen Win Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Scholarship

04/11/2014

Communication/Journalism students Theresa Lazzara ’16 and Sean Mullen ’16 recently received the Media and Communication Department’s Jack Palvino Excellence in Communications Scholarship. Read More

Sierra Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education

04/01/2014

The work of Dr. Wendi Sierra, Assistant Professor of English, has been featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education, highlighting a game that she had a hand in inventing. Read More

High School Students “Spend-a-Day” with the Department of Media and Communication

High School Students “Spend-a-Day” with the Department of Media and Communication

03/06/2014

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. Read More

From the Big Screen to Fisher: Media and Communication Adds Local Filmmaker to Adjunct Roster

From the Big Screen to Fisher: Media and Communication Adds Local Filmmaker to Adjunct Roster

01/22/2014

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. Read More

Sarachan Publishes in Journal

12/13/2013

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. Read More

Student Entrepreneurs Mean Business

Student Entrepreneurs Mean Business

12/05/2013

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. Read More

Fisher to Celebrate National Philosophy Day with a Digital Twist

Fisher to Celebrate National Philosophy Day with a Digital Twist

11/08/2013

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. Read More

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

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

04/02/2013

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

03/21/2013

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

Lobene Lecture to Focus on Digital World, Featuring David Lester ’07

Lobene Lecture to Focus on Digital World, Featuring David Lester ’07

03/06/2013

The 2013 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities will host St. John Fisher College alumnus David Lester ’07 who will present, “How Can the Humanities Play an Important Role in Today’s Digital World?” on Monday, March 18. Read More

Turning Music into Digital Media

02/28/2013

In 1993, Professor Jeremy Sarachan was singing to a different tune. He was the owner of Fantastic Records in Pittsford, a family business that he took over after his father retired. Read More

Service-Learning Goes Social

02/13/2013

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

Sarachan Publishes Article

Sarachan Publishes Article

01/29/2013

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

Sarachan Publishes Essay on Screen Time for Children

Sarachan Publishes Essay on Screen Time for Children

12/21/2012

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 International Journal of Learning and Media , published by MIT Press. Read More

Upcoming Digital Cultures and Technologies Events

Fall Media Panel

Wed., October 22, 2014 at 6:30 PM
The St. John Fisher College Department of Media and Communication and the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs are partnering with two professional media organizations to present, "The Color of Coverage: A frank discussion about media reporting on under-represented communities," a program on race and news coverage. The two Fisher departments are co-sponsoring it with the Rochester Media Association and the Rochester Association of Black Journalists. Panelists include: - Cristina Domingues, Time Warner Cable News - Norma Holland, 13WHAM News - James Lawrence, Democrat and Chronicle Media Group - Dave McCleary, The Minority Reporter Juan Vazquez of WXXI News will serve as moderator. There is no charge to attend and the panel is open to the public.

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