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Popeye sketch by Fredonia alumnus delights Communication professor

Monday May 4, 2020Roger 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.

Igoe recognized for videos

Tuesday September 17, 2019Lisa 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.

Opera house to host free screening of Fredonia documentary

Thursday March 21, 2019Roger Coda

The red carpet will be rolled out at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House for community members as well as students and faculty of the State University of New York at Fredonia for a screening of “Among the Hemlocks. Fantastic Stories from Fredonia, NY” on Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. Assistant Professor of Communication Roslin Smith produced and directed the documentary that explores the history of Fredonia.

New ‘Meet the Professionals’ session to explore Communication field

Thursday March 21, 2019Roger Coda

Students majoring in Communication can gain valuable career insight from industry leaders, teachers and practitioners at a “Meet the Professionals” gathering on Wednesday, April 3, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room. Ten Fredonia alums will be among representatives joining the meet-and-greet to focus on the job and internship opportunities.