Media And Communication

Communications students on computers

Danita Mapes Dec 29, 2020 7:00 pm

Loco Mag: Arcadia’s Hidden Gem

As a bright-eyed freshman, I wanted to experience all that Arcadia had to offer. So when Lisa Holderman, chair of the Media and Communication department, recommended I take a practicum related to my interest in journalism, I jumped at the chance. Practicums at Arcadia aren’t just...

Student working on a laptop

Anthony Carbonetta Dec 2, 2020 8:51 pm

Promoting With a Platform: How to Optimize Your Website

Self-promotion can be so crucial to a career in the fast-paced age of social media and personal branding. Making a name for yourself almost becomes a necessary step to advancing your career for the better. Sure, your resume and list of accomplishments are important, but are you trying to show off...

Students working in the Media and Communication video studio

Danita Mapes Nov 24, 2020 8:00 pm

Why You Should Be a Media and Communication Major

Arcadia is known for the strength of our health science programs. Though many majors are offered, Biology is clearly one of the most popular ones, and it’s probably what people think about when they think of Arcadia. And while it’s a perfectly fine major, I’d like to shed a light on the best...

Arcadia University adjunct professor Larry Atkins

Sep 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Atkins Publishes Op-Eds on Pandemic and Social Justice

Over the summer, Adjunct Professor of English Larry Atkins published three op-eds about the pandemic and recent social justice movements.  On June 25, Atkins discussed President Trump’s aversion to wearing a mask and his strategy to change in an op-ed in the New York Daily News, where he...

Student Anthony Carbonetta using a soundboard while filming his short film

Anthony Carbonetta Aug 19, 2020 10:55 am

Coronavirus: Behind the Camera

In troubled times like these, where motivation may seem more scarce than ever, coronavirus-quarantine-living can lead many to lay comfortably with soda and chips in hand without a bother to be had. As for myself, I have been trying my hardest to use this time effectively to better my...

Bryant at a computer

Jul 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Bryant ’21 Receives Emma Bowen Foundation Award

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Media and Communications major Lashanna Bryant ’21 was honored with the Emma Bowen Foundation’s Storytelling Award for her video project “Realizing What’s Wrong: Mental Health in the Early 2000s,” which explored the importance of mental health in black families. The...

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May 7, 2020 Jen Retter

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19.    "Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive."  "Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and...

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Rikki Rosenthal Apr 17, 2020 5:02 pm

Self-Isolation Reading Recommendations

Hello, friends! As we are all doing our best to social distance, I figured it was prime time to recommend some of my favorite books and share my reading list with you. I thought it would be fun to assign books to majors, so here we go. Creative Writing The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo If...

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Anthony Carbonetta Feb 20, 2020 3:21 pm

The Process of Production: From Script to Scene

Let’s wind the clock back to the end of the fall semester. While most students were cramming for finals and chipping away at projects, I was focused on another enterprise. It was days before the semester ended, the rain had just picked up, and I needed all hands on deck in a graveyard....

Female student looks into microscope in Biology lab

Rikki Rosenthal Nov 27, 2019 10:40 am

Why an Individualized Major Was Right for Me

I have never been one of those people who have their entire future planned out. I never dreamed of being a teacher or firefighter. I’ve always flown by the seat of my pants when it comes to my future. That is a big reason why I took a semester off after high school. I didn’t know what I wanted to...

Queer Eye cast members sit onstage speaking to large crowd.

Lashanna Bryant Nov 19, 2019 10:27 am

Arcadia Takes Over Comcast

There are only a handful of things that have happened in my life that have truly sculpted me as a person and, after this past summer, I believe one of those was working at Comcast NBCUniversal.  In a previous post, I mentioned that I was selected as an Emma Bowen Foundation...

Film club

Anthony Carbonetta Oct 30, 2019 3:50 pm

A Castle, a Camera, and a Script: Arcadia’s New Film Club

When you have a large, medieval-like castle within walking distance, the possibilities for film ideas are endless. Last fall, while working on scripts with my friend TJ Nartey ’20, we brainstormed all of the opportunities Arcadia’s campus offers for creative minds looking to capture magic with...