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Robert Fuentes

Robert Fuentes

Assistant Professor, English

Technology Center, Room 2145


Robert Fuentes joined the college as an adjunct in 2002 and has been a full-time faculty member since 2008.  Fuentes teaches composition, literature and journalism courses at the College, and serves as advisor to the student newspaper, Outlook.

From 1998 to 2002, he was the Truman Capote Fellow at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He wrote for the Cornell Chronicle, was associate editor of Epoch magazine, and managing editor of Fountain magazine in Miami.


  • BA History, Yale College, 1991
  • MFA, Cornell University, 2001


  • Truman Capote Fellow, Cornell University, 1998-2002

Professional Accomplishments

  • Editor, The Journalist, Community College Journalism Association
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)


  • “What’s in a Name? When it Comes to Convergence, Quite a Bit,” The Journalist, 2012


  • ANGEL Roundtable: "Course Organization and Best Practices,” RCC, 2012
  • “We’ll Do it Live: Real-Time Reporting Without Regrets,” Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communications Annual Conference, Chicago, 2012
  • “It’s All in the Message: How to Attract a New Breed of Journalism Students,” Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communications Annual Conference, Chicago, 2012
  • “Drown by Junot Diaz,” The Last Good Book I Read Colloquium, RCC CETL, 2012
  • “The State of News,” RCC CETL, 2013


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