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Janice Levy, professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, will serve as the keynote speaker at the 18th annual Julia Reinstein Symposium at Elmira College. The presentation is funded by the Elmira College Women’s Studies Program and the Elmira College Arts and Lectures Committee and will take place Monday, January 30, 2012 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at Gibson Theatre at Elmira College.

When Professor Janice Levy was invited to spend the 2010-2011 sabbatical year teaching photography to women at Princess Nora Bint Abdulraham University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, she couldn’t possibly anticipate how transformative the experience would be for her and her Saudi students. Being in a nation where culture, custom, and religion, dictates every aspect of daily life was fascinating and extremely challenging. Levy learned first-hand what women thought about wearing the mandatory long black cloak and veil called an abaya and niqab. She spoke to women about restrictions on their movement – women are forbidden to drive and must be accompanied by a male guardian when traveling. For many, full participation in public life is not an option.

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 ITHACA, NY — “Time” magazine has included a book by Nicolas Muellner, an associate professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts at Ithaca College, on a list of the best photobooks of the year. Published last October by A-Jump Books, “The Amnesia...

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Congratulations to the two Ithaca College students who have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for Spring 2012!  The students are:

  • Aryelle Cormier, a TV-R major studying in Ecuador
  • Dylan Lowry, a Cinema & Photography major studying in India

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Scott Hamula, associate professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication, was recently quoted in an article titled, “When Ad Campaigns Go Horribly, Horribly Wrong.”

The piece, written by Darren Dahl, was published on OPEN Forum, an area of the American Express website that features advice for small business owners.

Hamula stresses the importance of customer research and test marketing before launching a campaign.

To read the article visit: http://www.openforum.com/articles/when-ad-campaigns-go-horribly-horribly-wrong
 

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Three Park School students were selected to participate in the International Radio and Television Society (IRTS) Multicultural Career Workshop in New York City in November.

Shante Snipes ’13 and Brandon McCullough ’12, integrated marketing communications majors, and Justina Kofie ’13, a TV-Radio major, participated in the two-day workshop to learn about opportunities in radio, TV, advertising, and digital media. Representatives from more than 30 major communications companies attended. The students were able to participate in various sessions, network with professionals, and have one-to-one meetings.

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