St. John Fisher College News http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot Latest St. John Fisher College News: Communication/Journalism, en-US 2016-05-04T10:54:15 Sarachan Serves as RBJ “Best of Web” Judge Dr. 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=187f9005-11b1-49c7-9b77-a74d5eca3d18 2016-05-04T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=187f9005-11b1-49c7-9b77-a74d5eca3d18 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... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d8c4e7fa-f437-44f4-b5c5-67cda8e10d8f 2016-04-25T02:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d8c4e7fa-f437-44f4-b5c5-67cda8e10d8f 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4956e43a-0256-4a3d-a89a-d18f903f85f5 2016-04-21T01:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4956e43a-0256-4a3d-a89a-d18f903f85f5 “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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ecb0ca55-a896-4882-ad5d-64a0deb670fd 2016-03-30T01:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ecb0ca55-a896-4882-ad5d-64a0deb670fd 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=10fb3e37-b6df-4037-be34-b630c52efd41 2016-03-22T11:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=10fb3e37-b6df-4037-be34-b630c52efd41 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=37380699-2717-41fc-86ce-bbdf5870a62a 2016-03-17T02:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=37380699-2717-41fc-86ce-bbdf5870a62a 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4172b642-05f1-4b63-826c-316d20039a86 2016-02-11T10:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4172b642-05f1-4b63-826c-316d20039a86 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ee2ba9ae-c117-4031-ad51-48b7a36dceab 2016-01-28T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ee2ba9ae-c117-4031-ad51-48b7a36dceab 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6a1b5071-fe53-40f5-b6a9-a761717bd66a 2016-01-06T01:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6a1b5071-fe53-40f5-b6a9-a761717bd66a 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. ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=80f117b8-0658-4db7-9b71-fdbe536c6bee 2015-12-10T02:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=80f117b8-0658-4db7-9b71-fdbe536c6bee 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ed2c9c9c-363f-4f77-bfc6-d0267884c317 2015-12-01T01:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ed2c9c9c-363f-4f77-bfc6-d0267884c317 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, ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1aa5ce64-009e-495f-b8f2-eb753e082218 2015-11-23T01:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1aa5ce64-009e-495f-b8f2-eb753e082218 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=075a8af2-cab5-4820-9959-51fe0d5a398c 2015-10-26T02:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=075a8af2-cab5-4820-9959-51fe0d5a398c 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f2d3d676-8c0e-493b-95f4-19e719982f8d 2015-10-07T02:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f2d3d676-8c0e-493b-95f4-19e719982f8d 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=473faecc-08df-4998-ba28-fc4cc57674b8 2015-10-02T10:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=473faecc-08df-4998-ba28-fc4cc57674b8 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5feaa556-a1fd-4768-ad2d-232e5a60ad7a 2015-10-02T09:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5feaa556-a1fd-4768-ad2d-232e5a60ad7a 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9bcd4ccd-9275-46e0-8559-4e08a90f5550 2015-10-01T11:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9bcd4ccd-9275-46e0-8559-4e08a90f5550 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1eefdc82-cece-4d24-90a9-1c0005b45fff 2015-08-27T09:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1eefdc82-cece-4d24-90a9-1c0005b45fff Fisher Alumna Pens RomCom Novel St. John Fisher College graduate Meghan Culligan ’07 released her debut novel, Flirting with Frogs, on Amazon.com last March. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=39d2431a-e790-4e5d-8726-315ecbb61efb 2015-07-29T04:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=39d2431a-e790-4e5d-8726-315ecbb61efb 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=456c379e-885b-4f2b-aed5-14a97e190c37 2015-07-21T11:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=456c379e-885b-4f2b-aed5-14a97e190c37 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=af811795-9195-4bd8-acb6-bfea04cf9809 2015-07-14T09:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=af811795-9195-4bd8-acb6-bfea04cf9809 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=836963e3-26fe-427f-8400-a9305d9ab0ae 2015-07-07T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=836963e3-26fe-427f-8400-a9305d9ab0ae 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6d2aa4f6-2327-4a16-965b-565ee41e759b 2015-06-23T09:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6d2aa4f6-2327-4a16-965b-565ee41e759b 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9eecb3d6-7da2-4398-a5f9-602519e0b0d0 2015-04-30T02:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9eecb3d6-7da2-4398-a5f9-602519e0b0d0 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=daaf79bc-d6b4-467e-b9ea-d5f358a293ae 2015-04-30T11:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=daaf79bc-d6b4-467e-b9ea-d5f358a293ae 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7a0b87cc-a0bb-4fa0-80cc-03c463b38557 2015-04-23T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7a0b87cc-a0bb-4fa0-80cc-03c463b38557 Symposium Remembers Marshall McLuhan A symposium at St. John Fisher College will address the life and influence of the famed communications theorist. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7a1ed613-f6d8-405c-87dd-02e57bab510f 2015-04-16T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7a1ed613-f6d8-405c-87dd-02e57bab510f 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3052dafe-fed5-469d-af2f-ec7d7b552810 2015-04-15T01:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3052dafe-fed5-469d-af2f-ec7d7b552810 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ad0af552-de78-4439-afe3-c6a766276b6f 2015-04-08T12:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ad0af552-de78-4439-afe3-c6a766276b6f 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 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. 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