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14 Jan

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The Mount Reflects: The Division of Arts and Letters


This week at the Mount, we are celebrating the Division of Arts and Letters, which houses English, Communications, Media Studies, Hispanic Studies, and more. We’ve talked about how the division has a strong family feeling, but what do current students and recent alumni think of the Division? Let’s ask them!

“I love that I have the freedom to be creative and exposure to a variety of texts and ideas. The professors are eager to let you create and express yourself while at the same time not overwhelming you with tedious work.” – Matthew Anastasi, English major seeking certification in Adolescence Education, Class of 2018

“I think one of the most enjoyable parts was how encouraging everyone in Arts and Letters is. They are always willing to give you a chance to express yourself creatively, and they are always willing to help you when you need it.” – Madison Beckman, Journalism major, Class of 2017 Continue Reading

02 Oct

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Mount Student Produces Video for Poughkeepsie Journal


As part of Mount student Molly McKee’s internship at the Poughkeepsie Journal, she shot and edited the above video about the Historic Kimlin Cider Mill. Molly had this to say about her internship:

The Poughkeepsie Journal is a wonderful place to intern. I work for the multimedia part of the Journal, meaning I shoot footage either in the studio or on location. I then edit it and upload it to the website. Since working at the Journal, I have learned so much, including how to conduct a great interview, how to edit footage on new software, and how to use different camera equipment. The on-site experiences I’ve gained within the last month have been great! They have taught me so much about working in the “real world.” My favorite parts about working for the Journal are shooting and then editing footage. I enjoy doing this because I can really take the story that I am shooting and make it my own meaningful story.

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24 Oct

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Mount Media Students Produce Commercial


Mount Media students recently produced a television campaign for the Railroad Playhouse to advertise their current production, “America’s Brightest Star.” Mount Media is the creative production agency developed to give media studies students hands-on experience working on productions and advertising campaigns.

In the following behind-the-scenes video, Mount students Greg Jacob and Lauren Parrelli talk about the production process.

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15 Aug

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Darcy and Tilton discuss their senior video project


For their senior thesis project, Meghan Darcy and Maureen Tilton created a promotional video for the Newburgh Armory. Their video received top honors at the Eli Jaffe 2012 film competition. Below, they discuss how their project went from being an idea to an award-winning film.

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