Rachel Allen ’12, a communications management and design major, and Diana Cirullo ’13, an integrated marketing communications major, were selected to participate in the American Association of Advertising Agencies’ (4A’s) Multicultural Advertising Internship Program (MAIP).
Through this program, racially and ethnically diverse college students have the opportunity to spend 10 weeks during the summer working at 4A’s member agencies. Rachel will intern in account management at DraftFCB New York, and Diana will intern in the digital media department at The Martin Agency in New York City this summer. The 4A’s is committed to helping multicultural aspiring advertising professionals break into the industry.
Mara Alper’s video art Silent Echoes will screen at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London on April 19. It is part of Artists’ Film Club: Work from the Experimental TV Center Archive, a curated program “celebrating the great works that have been made at the Experimental Television Center over the years.” Alper has garnered numerous artist residencies and grants from ETC. Silent Echoes (1990) is a poetic exploration of issues of diversity in the workplace in the life of a spirited Haitian dancer.
Violet Senderai, a sophomore cinema and photography major, had her film, “Kuvuka Daraja” selected for the International Black Women’s Film Festival.
Her film is a psychological journey of an international student from Tanzania at Cornell University, dealing with being away from home, her love for dance and the sudden illness of her mother. The film is featured in both English and Swahili.
Jacqueline Wild '12, Gena Mangiaratti '13, Tanisha Graves, Kalok Lai '12, Hana Raskin '12, and Catherine Skovron ’12 will represent Ithaca College at the Conference for Undergraduate Research in Communication held at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) on April 18.
Special thanks to our generous alumni who volunteered this semester, sharing their expertise with our students, faculty, and staff. Some served as guest speakers in classes; others supported our student organizations at meetings and events; and others visited campus to screen professional work.
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