Tag Archives: MCA

The Lure of Study Abroad

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As the next group heads overseas, CCNY students share their insights  by Carol Commissiong It’s summer and the next crop of CCNY students is getting ready to travel to Morocco, Spain, Italy, Costa Rica, South Africa, South Korea and other countries around the world. By studying abroad, students have the opportunity to experience a foreign […]

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Budget Cuts Leave “The Voice of Harlem” Speechless

Budget woes for WHCR by Nicolette Nanton The defunding of the beloved WHCR 90.3 FM, also nicknamed “The Voice of Harlem,” has left administrators and students up in arms. Without warning, the college suddenly eliminated the station’s $30,000 budget. WHCR is housed in the NAC and run by Angela Harden, a CCNY graduate and MCA […]

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Shabby Lab?

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MCA speak out on the inadequacy of the computer lab MCA students wanting to print or work on a paper in Shephard Hall often find themselves wandering over to the NAC. The shabby lab, located in room 462 is often the subject of complaints and eye rolls among MCA students. “I think it’s stupid for […]

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Need Career Advice?

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Try Jobipedia; it’s online and free Just picture a collection of super nice people who happen to be HR representatives at some of the biggest corporations in America, sitting at a round table just twiddling their thumbs waiting for people to ask for some advice. While this giant round table doesn’t exist in the physical […]

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Tips from the Internship Bible

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Professor Lynn Appelbaum’s secrets for landing the internship and getting the job.  The room was quiet as Professor Appelbaum, director of CCNY’s MCA department handed out the bible, better known as The MCA Internship Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Have a Successful Internship to a room full of eager Ad/PR majors in Shepard […]

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Wanna Go to Cannes?

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The trip of a lifetime for MCA and business students Every summer, scenes from Cannes, the splashy, celebrity-focused film festival, grab international headlines. A recent event at CCNY offered students a way to experience the spectacle themselves. Michael Bremer visited City College recently to give an informational session on The American Pavilion. Every year in […]

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Bridging the Gap Between College and Career

Left to right: CCNY grads Jennifer Prado, Allyson Arboleda, India Ruiz-Camacho, Lucy Pichardo and CO*OP founder Kalani Leifer

A look at a new program for recent ad/PR grads For some students it’s tough to find jobs after graduation. Lucy Pichardo graduated May 2013. After two semesters at the marketing and communications firm Young & Rubican as an account management intern she was on her own. But then she received a break. “I was […]

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Head of the Class

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Mikhael Simmonds, class of ’11, returns as an adjunct professor  Mikhael Simmonds graduated from City College in 2011 with a BA in international studies and minor in journalism. Little did he know, he would be asked to return a few years later, not as a student, but an adjunct professor. After City, Simmonds, 26, went […]

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Remembering Herman Lew

Herman Lew with MCA colleague Angela Harden

  The City College family suffered a crushing loss last weekend, as director of the undergraduate film program, Herman Lew, suffered a fatal heart attack. He was 59 and left behind a wife and three children. Lew, an MCA associate professor, was also a skilled practitioner of the craft of filmmaking. He worked on sets […]

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Our Students Get Fashionable

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As fashion week continues, CCNY gets in the mix by Elsie Alonso From September 4 to 11, fashionistas from around the world are flocking to the city to see the spring’s trends at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW). Aside from the traffic the event has created this week, some natives, including CCNY students, will take part in […]

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Concerns Arise for Residents after a Flood at The Towers

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By: Dustin Graziano Photos by: Dustin Graziano   The Flood On the evening of Saturday, October 27th, fire alarms sounded and residents […]

The R Word

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By: Jada Gordon Illustrations By: Katie Herchenroeder   My uncle Kenny has rightfully assumed the role of an old man […]

Special Report: The Adjunct Crisis

Union rep Pamela Stemberg presenting PSC’s petition to President Boudreau last month. photo by Michael Alles

Why does CUNY – and CCNY – have so many part-time professors and why do we treat them so badly? […]

Special Report: Where Are the Black Folks at CCNY?

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A look at troubling declines in Black students, faculty and the crisis in our Black Studies Program By: Breona Couloote, Ibtasam […]

November: National Diabetes Awareness Month

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By: Sarah Logan Photo provided by Sarah Logan   Type 1 diabetes is a condition that affects many individuals in […]

PALS Club Leader Roundtable Sparks Conversation on LGBTQ+ Inclusivity on Campus

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By: Radhamely De Leon Photo By: Will Dadario   On Wednesday November 7, CCNY’s organizational leaders met at The Towers […]