Posts About Student Experience

 

Communications in a Post-Truth World

“Fake news” is a term that started out as a way to describe online content that is intentionally false or inaccurate, but now it is also being used to describe stories that people simply do not like. This newfound level of mistrust surrounding both fake and real stories is making communication more difficult. As part of the Communications@Syracuse curriculum, online students met in New York City March 31 through April 2 to consider this problem for an immersion focused on “Communications in a Post-Truth World.”

Immersion Brings Program Network into Focus

Digital sales planner for CNN Networks and Communications@Syracuse student Janine Doyon shares her experience at the Fall Immersion in Syracuse. The immersion "solidified my identity as a Newhouse student and validated the importance of the education we are receiving. It shifted how I think about the program and how I will approach my experience moving forward."

A Sudden Success: Upstate Social Sessions Ready for Year Two

Communications@Syracuse section instructor Leah Stacy cofounded the social media conference, Upstate Social Sessions. "It almost seems cheesy that I cofounded a social media conference based on a Facebook message, but that’s exactly what happened last May." Leah shares her inspiration behind creating a social media conference and what attendees can look forward to this year.

Q&A with Communications@Syracuse Student Katiuska Fernandez

Communications@Syracuse student Katiuska Fernandez is a real game-changer. She is blazing a career in a field that many people dream about—sports production. We recently spoke with Katiuska about her career path and how she is applying what she learns in the classroom to make her career aspirations a reality.

‘A Police Officer’s Mantra’: Student Uses Multimedia Storytelling to Feature Community Member

As the communications director for the City of Whitehall, Ohio, Communications@Syracuse student Gail Martineau must tell great stories about the community she works in. Communications@Syracuse is helping her build the skills she needs to bring those stories to life.

Inspiration from Intimidation

Everyone wants to be successful in their pursuits. I imagine a lot of my classmates are pursuing this degree for the same reasons I am, to increase their marketability and become more successful. Yet, I feel I got a little something more: inspiration.