St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Communication/Journalism, en-US 2016-10-21T02:22:44 Media and Communication Faculty Serve as Experts for Local Media Several faculty members in the Department of Media and Communication have served as subject matter experts for a number of local media outlets this summer. 2016-09-15T08:00:00 Fisher at Fringe: Faculty, Staff, Students Participate in Annual Festival The talent and hard work of St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff will be on display during the 2016 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which runs Thursday, Sept. 15 through ... 2016-09-14T02:45:00 Rochester Press-Radio Club Honors Fisher Grad Local sports photographer Jamie Germano ’80 was honored with the Gary Smith & George Beahon Sports Media Excellence Award during the Rochester Press-Radio Club’s 67th annual Day of Champions dinner. 2016-07-13T07:30:00 Fisher Hosts National Computers and Writing Conference More than 300 scholars from across the country traveled to St. John Fisher College for the annual Computers and Writing Conference, held May 19-22. 2016-05-25T01:00:00 School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors This year, the School of Arts and Sciences held an inaugural school-wide ceremony to recognize graduating seniors. 2016-05-11T08:45:00 Sarachan Serves as RBJ “Best of Web” Judge Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Department of Media and Communication, served as a judge for the Rochester Business Journal’s 2016 Best of the Web Competition. 2016-05-04T09:00:00 Jack Palvino Award Honors Two for Academic Excellence Jake Allen ’18 and Jessica Martin ’17 were recently named recipients of the 2016 Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Awards. Given to two students within the Department of Media and Communication... 2016-04-25T02:30:00 Communication Students Gain Media Attention for Local Businesses In early 2017, two Rochester businesses—Headwater Food Hub and McCann’s Local Meats—will unveil a new United States Department of Agriculture inspected butchering facility. With the help of students ... 2016-04-21T01:00:00 “Meet the Media” Panels Showcase Careers in Communications Industry Budding journalists, public relations practitioners, and social media managers had the opportunity to hear about careers in communication from professionals in the field during the annual St. John ... 2016-03-30T01:15:00 Have a Laugh! Gilda’s Cup Slated for April Fool’s Day The PRIMA Group, St. John Fisher College’s student-run integrated marketing firm, will host the third annual Gilda’s Cup, a collegiate comedy improv competition benefiting Gilda’s Club Rochester. The ... 2016-03-22T11:45:00 Fisher Alumni Contribute to Preservation of Irish History Two Fisher alumni, Ryan Mahoney ’08 and Lisa Fahy ’91, celebrate and preserve Irish history through careers in museums that are dedicated to the heritage and tradition of the country. 2016-03-17T02:00:00 The Buffalo Girl: How the heart of a Fisher graduate shaped the heart of “Four Falls of Buffalo” Being a fan of the Buffalo Bills in the 1990s meant a wild ride of exciting highs, countered by devastating lows, as the team won an incredible four AFC Championships, but suffered heartbreaking ... 2016-02-11T10:00:00 Fisher Student Newspapers Added to Historic Site St. John Fisher College student newspapers, The Cardinal Courier and The Pioneer, were recently added to the New York State Historic Newspapers site. 2016-01-28T09:00:00 Shay Publishes New Research in the Field of Media Management Dr. Ronen Shay, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, recently published an article in the International Journal on Media Management. 2016-01-06T01:30:00 Fisher Alumna Lends Talent to ESPN Documentary on the Buffalo Bills Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04, an alumna of St. John Fisher College, worked as a producer and interviewer on “Four Falls of Buffalo,” the newest installment in the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary series. ... 2015-12-10T02:00:00 Rosenberry Leads Effort on Citizen-Centered Journalism Research Initiative Dr. Jack Rosenberry, a professor in the Department of Media and Communication, is leading an effort to curate a selection of original research that examines the intersection between journalism ... 2015-12-01T01:00:00 Budding PR Students Learn from the Pros during National Conference “Be the one to raise your hand.” That’s what Chloe Smith ’16 took away from her time at the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) annual conference, held this October in Atlanta, ... 2015-11-23T01:45:00 Rochester Radio Show Comes to Fisher during November First Friday Lecture Join two of St. John Fisher College’s media legends, Jack Palvino ’55 and Tom Proietti ’67, as they recall Rochester radio over the past six decades during the November First Friday. The event, which ... 2015-10-26T02:00:00 Martino ’71 to be Honored During Palvino Excellence in Communication Award Luncheon Media and communications professionals and St. John Fisher College alumni, students, and faculty will gather to celebrate distinguished alumnus Ray Martino ’71, partner, Martino Flynn, as he is ... 2015-10-07T02:00:00 Communication Professors Earn Awards at National Conference Two professors from the Department of Media and Communication received recognition for their research at the Annual Convention of the Association for Education and Mass Communication in San Francisco ... 2015-10-02T10:30:00 Fisher Communications/Journalism Alum Given Courage in Journalism Award St. John Fisher College alum Dan Kane, an investigative journalist at The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina, was named the 2015 recipient of the Frank McCulloch Courage in Journalism Award. 2015-10-02T09:30:00 Journalism Students Work with Local News Station to Cover Rochester’s Hidden Gems Designed to meet the requirements of a service-learning project, Dr. Jack Rosenberry’s journalism course sends his students out into the community to uncover “hidden gems,” interesting and good news ... 2015-10-01T11:15:00 iHeartMedia Names Fisher Alum L.A. Market President Media and entertainment company iHeartMedia recently named Kevin LeGrett ’91 market president for Los Angeles, California, where he’ll lead broadcast, digital, mobile, social, and live event efforts ... 2015-08-27T09:30:00 Fisher Alumna Pens RomCom Novel St. John Fisher College graduate Meghan Culligan ’07 released her debut novel, Flirting with Frogs, on last March. 2015-07-29T04:00:00 Middle Schoolers Stop By Fisher for Digital Download More than 30 sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders from the Urban League of Rochester Summer Academy spent Wednesday, July 15, on campus, learning about college and careers focused on the visual arts. 2015-07-21T11:00:00 Sarachan is "Five Minutes of Fame" Presenter at New Media Consortium Conference Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Department of Media and Communication and Program Director for the Digital Cultures and Technologies program, presented at the Five Minutes of ... 2015-07-14T09:30:00 Fellowship Sends Journalism Instructor Back to the Newsroom This summer, Marie Villa, advisor to the Cardinal Courier and journalism instructor in the Department of Media and Communication, will spend most of her time in sunny Miami, Florida, but unlike many ... 2015-07-07T08:30:00 Media and Communication Alumna Receives Rising Star Award from Local Public Relations Society Shannon Lappin ’08, an alumna of St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication, was recently honored with the 2015 Rising Star Award, given by the Rochester Chapter of the Public ... 2015-06-23T09:15:00 Alum, Media and Communication Professor Collaborate on Video Production Course Project Students in Todd Sodano's video production course created videos for Book1One, a Rochester-based publishing company. 2015-04-30T02:00:00 Jack Palvino Award Honors Two Students Rob Sweet ’15 and Kyle Cataldo ’17 were recently named recipients of the 2015 Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Awards. 2015-04-30T11:15:00 Student Work Featured on Local Radio Station This week, late-night listeners of Jazz90.1 will hear public service announcements created by Media and Communication students. 2015-04-23T09:00:00 Symposium Remembers Marshall McLuhan A symposium at St. John Fisher College will address the life and influence of the famed communications theorist. 2015-04-16T08:15:00 Fisher Honors Rochester Radio Icon during Room Dedication St. John Fisher College honored Rochester radio icon Lowell MacMillan this week with the dedication of the Lowell H. MacMillan Conference Room, located on the second floor of the Fay Building, in the ... 2015-04-15T01:45:00 Jeffrey Holbrook ’88 Honored as Sport Manager of the Year St. John Fisher College’s Sport Management program will honor Jeffrey Holbrook ’88 as Sport Manager of the Year during the program’s banquet on Friday, April 17, at Oak Hill Country Club. 2015-04-08T12:45:00 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 ... 2015-03-19T01:00:00 Comedy Improv Competition Raises Funds for Gilda’s Club 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 Cup. 2015-03-18T02:00:00 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. ... 2015-03-06T10:15:00 #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 ... 2015-02-26T09:15:00 “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 ... 2015-02-12T08:45:00 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 ... 2015-02-11T01:45:00 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... 2015-01-21T09:00:00 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 ... 2015-01-20T02:00:00 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 ... 2014-11-07T09:00:00 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 ... 2014-10-02T10:00:00 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 ... 2014-10-01T11:00:00 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... 2014-09-23T10:30:00 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. 2014-09-11T10:45:00 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. 2014-06-30T08:30:00 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... 2014-05-14T09:00:00 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 ... 2014-04-28T01:15:00