Alumnus Jim Mignano’s “Rising” PR Career Launched at Brockport

Former Winging It blogger Jim Mignano graduated from Brockport in December 2013 and works as a senior account executive at Text100’s Rochester office. An active member of the Public Relations Society of America’s Rochester chapter (PRSA Rochester), he was recently honored with its Rising Star Award, which, as defined by the organization, “recognizes a publicContinue reading “Alumnus Jim Mignano’s “Rising” PR Career Launched at Brockport”

The New Rules of the Job Search: Creating a Persona on the Web

Jim Mignano, alumnus—One of my favorite authors, David Meerman Scott, recently published a video interview on his blog, in which he provides his best advice for university students. There are going to be tons of applicants for the jobs you apply for after college. Some of them are going to be smarter than you, comeContinue reading “The New Rules of the Job Search: Creating a Persona on the Web”

Let the day begin!

Rachel Baldwin—Today is the day! All day long, our bloggers will be keeping you up to date on what’s going on in their lives. From the boring tasks to the legendary happenings, you’ll be in the know. Have a question? Comment or tweet to the bloggers! Keep an eye out over the next few days for recaps!Continue reading “Let the day begin!”

Excited to mention that…

…our bloggers are taking part in an awesome series very soon. On Thursday, April 24, we’re hosting “A Day in the Life.” What’s that, you ask? Let me fill you in. From the time they wake up ’til the time they hit the hay, our bloggers will be posting about their lives at Brockport. Whether it’sContinue reading “Excited to mention that…”

The Faculty are Friends, Not Foes

Michele Pettis—As a college student, it’s easy to get caught up in our own little, busy, worlds and start to forget that the person lecturing in the front of the classroom is an actual human being and not some very life-like automaton. Every now and then it’s good to get to know the flesh-and-blood sideContinue reading “The Faculty are Friends, Not Foes”

Scholar’s Day – Do It Yourself

Michele Pettis—For her Honors project Madeleine Bryant decided she wanted to write a novel. And she did. As a want-to-be writer I’m totally in awe of this. Madeleine presented her book, Nation Nine, on Scholar’s Day. She explained her inspiration for writing. She had done some doodles in her notebook and they seemed to grow personalities.Continue reading “Scholar’s Day – Do It Yourself”

Scholar’s Day – Zombies

Michele Pettis—Ever wonder where zombies come from? It turns out the answer is Haiti. Kent Lester made his Honors presentation on the topic of zombies. It was clear that he had a passion for the subject, but thankfully not for eating brains. Haha But seriously. The idea of American zombies has come from the HaitianContinue reading “Scholar’s Day – Zombies”

Torn in two…hundred directions

I have two exams tomorrow, two quizzes on Friday, and a paper as well as a project due on March 1st. Taking 17 credits isn’t for the faint of heart. Add to that working at least 20 hours a week and wanting to spend time with family and friends and life can get pretty hectic.Continue reading “Torn in two…hundred directions”