Media And Communication

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May 15, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Gemma DiCasimirro ’12: From ‘Seventeen’ to NBC

By Amanda Card ’12 It was only her senior year of high school when Gemma DiCasimirro ’12 applied and was accepted to be a Seventeen Magazine Reader Reporter, the first of many steps toward a promising future in media and communications. Once focused on pursuing a career in magazines, DiCasimirro...

Apr 17, 2012 Purnell Cropper

‘A Spectacular Sight from Above’: Students Tour Inquirer Building with Atkins

By Michael Schwartz ’14 As Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer Sally Downey described the newspaper’s history and daily operations, Larry Atkins’ awestruck students took in the massive press room—the chaos of papers strewn across desks and the rigid geometry of all the cubicles creating a dizzying...

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Feb 3, 2012 Donna Whitlock

News-Item: Video Communications Major Named to Dean's List

On Jan. 30 the News-Item (Shamokin, Pa.) reported, "Amy Besser, a 2011 graduate of Mount Carmel Area HIgh School, has been named to the dean's list at Arcadia University for the fall semester with a 4.0 grade point average. She is majoring in Video Communications."

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Jan 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

The Epoch Times: Torley ’11 Provides Office-to-Party Tips

Marykate Torley ’11 recently wrote an article, Transform Office Drab to Party Fab, which appeared in the Epoch Times on Dec. 24. Torley, who gradated from Arcadia with a B.A. in Print Communications, is earning a master's degree in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University.

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Dec 21, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery News: Student on First Year Study Abroad Program Helps Mom Meet Pen Pal

The Montgomery News recently featured an unlikely connection spanning oceans as well as decades. When Scott Rossiter '15, a Global Media Studies major, elected to participate in the First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in London, it gave his mother, Pam, an opportunity to meet her long-time...

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Dec 16, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

First Year Seminar Examines Identity and Adaptation Through 'Billy Elliot'

Chris Mullin, Adjunct Professor of Communications, recently led a trip to the Pennsylvania Academy of Music to see Billy Elliot as part of her First Year Seminar, Exploring Cultural Identity Through Media. The course explores mass media from around the world and how it shapes cultural identity....

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Nov 17, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Delaware Online: Feggans '07 Founds Promotion Company

Delaware Online recently interviewed Christopher Feggans ’07, founder of the independent entertainment company BlkUmbrella. The company provides video, editing and promotion in addition to events, as reported by contributor L. Burner. Chris: I got started in 2007 when I graduated from Arcadia...

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Nov 15, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Coordinating Smiles: Wagner ’12 Interns with Leukemia Society

It’s been a busy semester for Megan Wagner ’12, who juggles a full course load with her duties as senior staff writer for The Tower, Arcadia's student-run newspaper, and peer mentor for a First-Year Seminar, all while fulfilling her internship requirement. But internships are nothing new to Wagner...

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Oct 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Minkus ’09 Lands Dream Job at National Constitution Center

Elizabeth Minkus ’09, Catering Sales Manager for Brulée Catering at the National Constitution Center, has the job of her dreams and is relishing Philadelphia's young professional scene. Living independently in the Rittenhouse Square District of the city, she feels fortunate for her achievements and...

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Sep 30, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Global Media Graduate Embarks on 11-Month Journey to Explore the World

Rose Huber ’11, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Global Media in May, is preparing to embark on an 11-month journey spanning 11 countries with The World Race, a division of the Adventures in Missions organization. In January, she will join a 60-member group to serve communities in many...

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Sep 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

'Forget Me Nots−For Him,' Writes Card '12 in Work & Lifestyle Magazine

"Your relationship with your lover is one of the cornerstones of a happy balanced life. Keep love strong with nice manly surprises," writes Amanda Card ’12 in Philadelphia's Work & Lifestyle magazine in an article on "Forget me nots—For Him." "So what gifts genuinely surprise him, make him '...

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Jun 24, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Fehon's Radio Roots Began at Arcadia

By Larry Atkins Former Communications major Jason Fehon ’03 is one of the rising young stars in Philadelphia radio. Fehon has been the Producer of the popular Pierre Robert radio show on WMMR 93.3 FM since 2004. He also has his own on-air program on Saturday mornings from 6 to 10 a.m. As a...