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Archive: April 2016


This year's IMC recipients are Allison Latini, IMC '17 and Gabrielle Reese, IMC '17.  Only 22 students are chosen nationwide each year.

These students will be recognized at the annual Matrix Awards—the communications industry event of the year, to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City with more than 1,000 people from the industry expected to...

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Ella Sciocchetti's design for the Technical Communication Journal has been selected for the August 2016 issue.

Ella explains the design process...

"When I first started thinking of my idea the saying, “walk a day in my shoes,” inspired me because it is such a thought-provoking phrase.  It presents someone with a reality they may have never faced...

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Theatre Arts Management major and IMC minor, Eric Rothstein, ’16, is an active member in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life®. Relay for Life® is a community-based event across the globe where participants come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones and fight back against the disease. This year, Eric and his sister, Emma,...

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In January 2016, Hannah Sellers, an Integrated Marketing Communications major with a minor in Spanish, decided to travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina. She went through an international program, World Endeavors, which assisted in arranging a local home-stay and internship. Her semester began with a two-month-long position at Calipso, a software company based out of Buenos Aires. Her work focused...

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Frances Mooney, class of 2017 and an Integrated Marketing Communication major, has an interesting story to tell about her and her roommates. Frances and her roommates have a lot in common. But as any group of friends do, they also have differences. One difference that separates them is their majors. Frances is the only communications roommate. John is accounting and finance in the business...

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On Thursday, April 21, junior IMC majors Ella Sciocchetti and Emily Renne presented at the Sustainability Forum held by the School of Business.

All semester, Ella and Emily have been working on pro-bono consulting for a local nonprofit, HeatSmart Tompkins, in collaboration with consultants Sam Schloss and Ian Foley, both of whom are Business Administration majors. The Sustainability...

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The Ithaca College Honors Program is a fully integrated program that challenges students to engage in intellectual curiosity and discussion. The program, professors and administrators encourage and facilitate enhanced critical thinking for students in the program and promote lifelong learning. Alumni of the Honors Program have gone on to complete graduate programs, become professors, find work...

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Ithaca College’s Chapter of Public Relation’s Student Society of America (ICPRSSA) hosted its annual basketball tournament, Swish for Make-A-Wish, on Saturday, April 16, at the Ithaca College Fitness Center. This annual basketball tournament raises money for the Make-A-Wish® Foundation of Central New York, which has granted over 1,500 wishes to children in 15 counties,...

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She parts her curly hair to fall gracefully over her undercut[1], puts on her blazer and fastens her nametag to the lapel. It reads:

Francesca Esce ‘17

Event and Marketing Coordinator

Campus Center and Event Services

Francesca Esce,...

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After participating in the "Find Your Inner Seoul" program the summer after her freshman year, Sofia Meredith, '16, an Integrated Marketing Communications major and an International Business Studies minor,knew she needed to return to South Korea for an entire semester. The spring semester of her junior year, Sofia did just that and returned to Ithaca College's...

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The Ithaca College Women in Communications Executive Board spent April 7–9 on a networking trip in New York City set up by the club’s faculty advisor, Television Radio professor Chrissy Guest. Out of the seven executive board members, only four were able to attend, each from a different major. The group included sophomore Television-Radio student Katie Baldwin, sophomore...

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John Jacobson is a junior Integrated Marketing Communications major with a Women’s and Gender Studies minor and is a member of the Honors program. Only two to three days into his freshman year at Ithaca College, John sought out the Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services to inquire about its volunteer opportunities. After visiting the center and meeting its...

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On Friday, April 15, Ithaca College’s Ad Lab capstone course competed in the 2016 National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) in New York City. The group of all Ithaca College seniors presented their integrated marketing campaign to a panel of three judges. The American Advertising Federation hosts the competition each spring. A total of 15 districts encompassing more than 140...

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Attending the 67th Conference on College Composition and Communication In Houston, Texas, was Jake Ritter, ‘16, a major in Writing and a minor in Integrated Marketing Communications. Along with his advisor,...

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IMC major Jihan Moumou, ’16, starred in “Records of the Trail.” The film was selected to be viewed at the Emerge Film Festival. Over 2,300 films were submitted to be selected, and Ithaca College was the only student film to be selected.      

The Emerge Film Festival’s mission is to “build awareness of independent films and to support...

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Christina Lyons, co-chair of the Roy H. Park School of Communications Dean’s Host Program and Integrated Marketing Communications major, chats with fellow Dean’s Host Tour Guide Alexandra Wynne (IMC major) about her experiences with the program.

CHRISTINA: How would you describe the Dean’s Host Program to other Communications students? What exactly do you...

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IMC major Stephanie Waite has been a member of the student organization 180 Degrees Consulting since the fall of 2015. She decided to join the group when Professor Scott Hamula emailed IMC majors about involvement opportunities at the beginning of the semester.

180 Degrees Consulting is a student organization that works with nonprofit groups in the Ithaca and Tompkins County areas by...

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On Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m., Ithaca College's chapter of the American Advertising Federation hosted its first annual “Creative Express”—a networking event where AAF general body members had the opportunity to learn from and interact with professionals in the graphic design industry. Speakers included seven creative directors, production artists and graphic artists. The...

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Park AdVenue, Ithaca College’s chapter of American Advertising Federation, hosted a mind-challenging, student-engaging event on Saturday, March 5, 2016, in the Roy H. Park School of Communications. Creative Crunch is an advertising competition that tasks students to compete creatively in a short amount of time. The event occurs twice a year, in both the fall and spring semesters. Teams...

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Two of the ten recipients of the Campus Life Award this year included IMC Majors, Kyle James and Sabrina Knight.

The Campus Life Award is given to graduating seniors who have been involved in numerous areas of campus life and have demonstrated significant leadership abilities and...

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