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RCC to Hold Info Sessions for Communication Media Arts, Business

RCC to Hold Info Sessions for Communication Media Arts, Business

Technology Center

Events are free and open to the public

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: August 7, 2018

RAMAPO, N.Y. – Upcoming information sessions at Rockland Community College highlight Communication Media Arts and Business. Prospective students can get all the facts about these programs, as well as speak with faculty, learn about financial aid, and chart their academic and career path. The events are free and open to the public.

Communication Media Arts Info Sessions

Tuesday, August 14, 10:30 am
Wednesday, August 29, 5:30 pm
Technology Center, Room 8175

The Communication Media Arts program offers hands-on production experience in audio, video and digital multimedia, starting in the first semester, in addition to academic classes. Participants at the CMA info sessions will meet media arts faculty and staff and learn about degree programs, course offerings and the skill sets developed. They will also hear about RCC-TV, the annual student film festival, and the noteworthy work RCC alumni are doing in the industry.

Graduates of the program who are pursuing a baccalaureate degree at a four-year institution arrive with production skills often superior to continuing juniors at those colleges. Students who choose to work in the industry immediately after earning their AA degree will be similarly equipped to obtain entry-level positions such as production editor, digital content producer, digital video producer, digital content coordinator and audio engineer/board operator. Returning students in the CMA program can augment their skills in the multimedia environment. Tours of the CMA lab and studio facilities (audio and video) are available at the end of the sessions. For more information, contact the CMA department at brobins3@sunyrockland.edu.

Business Info Sessions

Wednesday, August 22, 6 – 7:30 pm
Thursday, November 15, 6 – 7:30 pm
Technology Center, Room 8371

Business is the first step to many rewarding careers. Info session attendees can meet RCC faculty in business, economics, accounting and other disciplines, and discuss their academic future.

Prospective students can learn about courses offered and degree programs: the AS, for students continuing their education at a four-year institution; AAS or Certificate program, for students seeking immediate employment after graduation, or who are already working in the field and want to enhance their skills and promotion opportunities, or for individuals pursuing a career change; and the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree offered by SUNY Cobleskill on the RCC campus. Students can also learn about new flex start, accelerated seven-week courses in Business; a new, fully online Business degree program debuting in the Fall 2018 semester; the Business honors program; and Business-related clubs on campus such as the Economics Club, Entrepreneurs Club, and Alpha Beta Gamma (Business honor society). To learn more, visit www.sunyrockland.edu/go/business.

For details about any of the Info Session events, contact RCC Admissions at 845-547-4224 or admissions@sunyrockland.edu.

RCC features more than 50 degree and certificate programs, including the renowned Sam Draper Honors Program. Students enjoy a vibrant, diverse campus, with free tutoring, internship and career counseling, and on-site child care available. RCC offers online courses plus part-time, evening and weekend schedules.

 

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