Professor Demillo’s art and entertainment journalism class visited JCTC, the Jersey City Theater Center, this week as part of the Micro-Business Consulting Program. The students are learning about the role of arts in an urban community, and will create press releases, communication materials and engage in other outreach initiatives with this nonprofit organization. The program is […]
Last month eight students from the Department of Communication and Media Culture and the graduate program in strategic communication were inducted into the Saint Peter’s Alpha Delta Gamma chapter of Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Association Honor Society. Congratulations to the inductees!
Assistant Professor and author Fatima Shaik wrote multiple articles about the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which have recently been featured in national and international media outlets. Make sure to check them out! Selling Off New Orleans: Gentrification and the Loss of Community 10 Years After Katrina, featured in In These Times magazine. Remembering Hurricane Katrina: […]
Cynthia W. Walker, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Media Culture, recently headed Burbank, CA to sign copies of her book “Work/Text: Investigating the Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” which analyzes the 1960s TV series “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” A new film version of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” directed by Guy Ritchie and […]
Assistant Professor Fatima Shaik, who is also an author of fiction and non-fiction, recently traveled to New Orleans where her collection of short stories launched at Octavia Books. The collection received a great review from Story Circle, which can be found here.
Last week the communication department celebrated the first induction of students into the University’s new chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the national communication honor society. Fifteen graduate and undergraduate students were inducted during the celebration. Margarita Barrera-Alvarez was elected chapter president, Jonathan Rudnick was elected first officer and Maude Sutherland was elected second officer. Congratulations to […]
In the March 2015 edition of CUNY Television’s Arts in the City program, Professor Ernabel Demillo discussed the blossoming arts scene in Jersey City. During her report, Professor Demillo visited Mana Contemporary, a vast 35-acre campus of art galleries and workspaces, with over 100 working artists and artist residency programs housed in a renovated tobacco factory. Professor Demillo then […]
On April 11, the communication and media culture department and the graduate program in strategic communication hosted the 19th annual conference of the New Jersey Communication Association. Faculty, graduate and undergraduate students from across New Jersey and New York gathered for the event to present their research on subjects ranging from media studies and journalism to […]
Barna Donovan, Ph.D., Barna director of the graduate program in strategic communication, was quoted as an expert source in an article in The Detroit News regarding the season finale of the program, Empire.
Barna Donovan, Ph.D, associate professor of communication, joined a professor from Fordham University, a former NBC executive and more to explore the scandal surrounding Brian Williams and whether or not his brand can recover.