Updates from Arts & Sciences

— Digital Media and Communication students Evan James, ’16 and Connor  Kirst, ’16 have both been employed by Cumulus Media (WEDG – 103.3 ; WGRF – 96.9; WHTT-FM – 104.1) in the promotions department. They graduate this Spring.


— Digital Media and Communication students have also garnered some good internships. Film and Visual Effects student David Seifert has acquired his second internship in a year’s time. He will begin working this fall with Quinlan and Co. in Amherst as a Media intern. Before this, David worked as an intern with dPost, a full-service production and post production company located in the Theatre District in downtown Buffalo, New York. Multimedia Journalism student Amanda Snyder will be beginning an internship this summer with the Lancaster Sun. She will be covering daily news and producing bylined articles for the paper. Look for her work!


— Additionally, our sophomores in the COM180 Multimedia Production II class produced a video (https://vimeo.com/165994514) for the non-profit organization Kaely’s Kindness. Kaely’s Kindness Foundation is focused on providing resources for teens living with cancer.


— A DMaC lab tour video was produced by our Film and Visual Effects student Nick Miller. It shows our amazing facilities, equipment and student work. The video can be accessed at https://vimeo.com/165959210.


— Last but not least, The work of Hilbert College Artist-in-Residence Brendan Bannon is featured in this week’s The Public. The residency is part of the annual visiting artist series sponsored by the Hilbert English Department. One of Bannon’s images is featured as the publication’s print centerfold image. Also, a selection of his images are displayed on their website. The online article can be viewed at the following address http://www.dailypublic.com/articles/05112016/centerfold-brendan-bannons-untold-stories, and the May 11th edition of the publication can be found all over the Western New York area including the McGrath Library vestibule.