St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Communication/Journalism, en-US 2015-11-25T11:16:23 Fisher’s 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 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... 2014-04-24T09:00:00 Adjunct Faculty Honored On Wednesday evening, April 16, Dr. Randall Krieg, Provost, hosted the inaugural Adjunct Faculty Professional Development and Appreciation Reception. 2014-04-23T10:00:00 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 ... 2014-04-22T09:00:00 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