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Chair: Jeremy Sarachan
Email: jsarachan@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-7277

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Digital Cultures and Technologies News

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

Sarachan Presents at International Games Innovation Conference

Sarachan Presents at International Games Innovation Conference

09/11/2012

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, which took place September 7-9 at the Strong Museum in Rochester. Read More

Digital Cultures and Technologies Major; Ethics Minor; Mental Health Counseling Certificate New at Fisher

09/06/2012

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 Peace and Social Justice Studies Minor; and Mental Health Counseling will be offering a Certificate of Advanced Study. Read More

Upcoming Digital Cultures and Technologies Events

Film: We Are The Giant

Thu., October 02, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Hosted by: Dr. Jim Bowman, Robert Dunbar, and Dr. Wes Renfro Since late 2010, more than a dozen nations have experienced popular uprisings that have collectively been called the Arab Spring. Protests, buoyed by predominantly young participants and social-media organizing, have exposed repression and led to regime changes. What does it mean to take part in a collective action that has the potential to unseat dictators and bring previously undreamt-of freedoms to a people? For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs at (585) 385-8378 or diversity@sjfc.edu.

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Fall Media Panel

Wed., October 22, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Join us for a panel discussion of how the local media covers issues and topics regarding diverse communities in Rochester, New York. Co-sponsored by Rochester Media Association, St. John Fisher Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs and St. John Fisher Department of Media and Communication.

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