Dr. Johnson comes to us from Southern Illinois
a distinguished career and great accomplishments
media and higher education.
She also has many years of
department chair at SIU.
My colleagues wish her all the best here at SJSU.
It was my decision to step down after 5 1/2
I am excited about returning to my passion,
full-time teaching, and becoming the new
JMC School Digital Productions Coordinator.
Stay tuned for invites for some fun new
Special thanks to my
SJSU colleagues and local friends
for a great "BRAVO" party as a thank you for all
efforts over the past 5 years as school
It was an honor to serve this great program!
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Fall Semester Event
For students and
Bay Area media professionals!
Talks about climbing the 'ladder of success.'
The new book by a
distinguished SJSU Journalism graduate,
and three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee
is challenging perceptions widely held
in California, the Vatican and the Pope
well known priest believed to be the
the Spanish missions in the Golden
Castillo, winner of 13 awards as a
the San Jose Mercury News,
questions myths and the
Serra. Historically he is
founder of the earliest missions in
"A Crown of
Thorns, the Enslavement of California's
by the Spanish Missions"
describes them as
"death camps where more than 60,000
Indian workers died,
many as a result of whippings, disease,
Castillo says "Indigenous people were
held captive and treated
brutally by Franciscan friars from 1769
He closely examined records kept by
the Catholic religious order, and
including letters by Fr. Serra that
confirmed the brutal treatment.
The new book strongly suggests it would
be a huge mistake
for Pope Francis to elevate Father
Junipero Serra to Catholic sainthood
later this year. Since the book was
sale online in February, it has slowly
risen on the
Amazon best seller list.
Congratulations to the JMC School's 2015 CHAMPION ADVERTISING TEAM
These students took home the 1st Place trophy
Saturday, April 11th at the National Student
Advertising Competition -
Regional Finals - Client (Pizza Hut).
They beat ad campaign presentations by students
Cal Berkeley, Univ. of San Francisco, Fresno
University of Nevada - Reno.
BRAVO TO THE CHAMPS:
Issadora Busch -
JMC Professor Tim Hendrick - Adviser/Coach,
Emily Du, Amar Nijor, Alex Elkins,
Canh Ha, Wesley Winton, Hamani Sharma
and Kelsey Higham
Another individual JMC
School advertising major
recently took 1st place - gold honors
at a egional advertising competition
that included entries by local professionals.
Congratulations to Dr. Michael Cheers
and all the multimedia
produced a spectacular
February 8th. Despite
day-long heavy rain showers,
estimated 500 +
guests came to SJSU's
Auditorium to witness some
Bay Area unsung heroes tell their
powerful and inspiring life stories
in the new JMC School documentary "The
By evening's end every guest
expressed great appreciation
School and university for offering such a unique,
moving experience. Barbers and hair dressers from a
wide range of
global cultures candidly
shared on video their personal life
struggles, battles and triumphs.
groups and campus
shared their talents throughout the
a wonderful and uplifting mood and
feeling of celebration.
Event co-sponsor CreaTV, a local cable
recorded the event
for local broadcast later this month.
Thanks to the promotional efforts of
President Mo Qayoumi,
and Pat Harris, CASA
Development Director Sonia Wright,
corporate event sponsor
Rocket Fuel, many Bay Area
including the San Jose Mercury News,
KQED and KCBS radio,
KPIX-5 and NBC Bay Area reported
several advancer stories
before the event.
We were all treated to a
truly exceptional evening
be long remembered
and talked about throughout the Bay