Joe Bagliere, a Television-Radio major with a concentration in International Communications, was honored during his Semester at Sea program. Bagliere was included as part of Archbishop Desmond Tutu's delegation when Tutu received the Millennium Excellence Award in Ghana in September. Archbishop Tutu is being recognized for his efforts to promote human rights and to eradicate malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS in Africa. Bagliere attended the delegation with SAS Academic Dean David Gies and four other students.
Jack Powers, assistant professor in the Department of Television-Radio, was recently accepted as a National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Faculty Fellow. Only 25 NATPE fellows are named across the United States each year.
The goal of the Faculty Fellowship Program is twofold: to expose the educational community to current television issues and practices, and to foster improved communication and cooperation between educators and the industry.
ITHACA, NY — Nominations for the 2010 Izzy Award are officially open. The annual award for outstanding achievement in independent media — named after legendary muckraker I. F. “Izzy” Stone — is a project of the Park Center for Independent Media...
Nancy Cornwell, professor and chair of the Department of Television-Radio, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Broadcast Education Association (BEA). Cornwell will represent membership in District 1, which includes eight states within the Northeast.
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the professional association for professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises.
An essay authored by Matt Fee, director of the Park Scholar Program and a lecturer in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, has been published in the British Film Institute's book, The Sound of Musicals.
Fee's essay, " 'A Musical Dressed up in a Different Way' -- Urban Ireland and the Possible Spaces of John Carney's Once," explores how the Irish film Once manipulates the tropes of the musical genre in order to represent tensions surrounding contemporary Irish identity and its urban character.