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Students perform essential work during general election

Roger Coda

Several Fredonia students had the unique experience of being at ground zero – working lengthy 16-hour or longer shifts at polls in Chautauqua, Niagara and Cattaraugus counties – during the hotly contested general election.

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Many campus events fuel Election Day momentum

Roger Coda

A discussion led by two Department of Communication faculty members that explores the media and presidential campaigns, the opportunity to become a poll worker and a post-election wrap-up conversation are three ways students can become engaged in the general election process through the campus’ American Democracy Project (ADP).

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A magical mid-term exam, all in the name of safety and fun

Marketing and Communications staff

Students in the Department of Communication’s Associate Professor Roslin Smith’s COMM 368 Camera and Lighting class were treated to a unique mid-term which highlighted safety in the studio.

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Fall Sweep cancelled

Marketing and Communications staff

The Applied Communication Association, a Fredonia student group, has announced the cancellation of the 16th Fall Sweep held in the village.

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Popeye sketch by Fredonia alumnus delights Communication professor

Roger Coda

Not everyone can boast to appearing, side-by-side, with their childhood idol, but Department of Communication Professor Mike Igoe can. That’s him standing next to, well, Popeye. Not in real life, of course, but in a black and white cartoon sketch created by Fredonia graduate Ken Wheaton that looks every bit like it was plucked out of a vintage Popeye comic book.

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Radio stations interview Igoe about coronavirus

Marketing and Communications staff

Department of Communication Assistant Professor Mike Igoe was interviewed by area radio stations WBEN 930 AM, Buffalo, and WDOE 1410 AM, Dunkirk, about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Igoe recognized for videos

Lisa Eikenburg

Department of Communication Assistant Professor Michael Igoe’s video, “Interviewing: Getting the Facts the Feelings, and the Focus” has won another award. The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is honoring it at its On Location Conference this fall in the Instructional Category of the Video Competition. The award will be given in October during the BEA regional conference in Denver, Colo.

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