Welcome to Round II of SUNY Music Madness 2013! Voters have chosen the top 5 entries from the original 13 entries of Round I. A close first round has set the stage for an exciting Semifinal and lays the foundation for a energetic Final in two weeks.
Of the 5 contestants, three will continue on to Round III. Each voter is able to vote for one of their favorite entries this round; as always, we encourage you to sit back and sample them all so that you can let us know who you feel is the best! Oh, and play nice. Here’s our Social Media Policy. And the other terms are found here.
This round, the Semifinal (Round II), will accept votes from Tuesday, November 26 at noon to Friday, December 6 at 11 p.m. And then the Final (Round III) will run from Tuesday, December 10 at noon to Wednesday, December 18 at noon.
Graffiti, whose roots lay Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, and the Roman Empire, is prevalent throughout New York State. From the concrete walls of New York City’s boroughs to a train bridge in the North Country to a former grain processing plant in Buffalo, the mixture of mystery, color and illegitimacy is almost always sure to turn heads of passers by. Though the process of doing graffiti is sometimes illegal, it is increasingly more common to be commissioned as private or public art. But why?
Name: Reva Wolf Capacity: Professor of Art History Campus:SUNY New Paltz Expertise: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harvard University, and Princeton University Institute for Advanced Study Fellow. Author of Goya and the Satirical Print and Andy Warhol, Poetry, and Gossip in the 1960s. SUNY Chancellor’s Award – Excellence in Teaching (’10-’11).
At the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 22, a SUNY professor is set to receive his second prestigious award. SUNY Purchase professor David Grill will take home a second Emmy Award for his lighting design and direction work for the Superbowl XLVII halftime show. David Grill is an assistant professor and co-coordinator of the Theatre Design/Technology Program at Purchase College. His first Emmy, also for lighting design and direction, was for his work on the Opening Ceremony of the XIX Winter Olympics.
SUNY media and communications programs strive for excellence, and such an honor as receiving an Emmy Award creates a pathway for students, alumni, and faculty to follow suit. Purchase College, for example, offers a variety of media programs to choose from, including Cinema Studies, Film, Media Society and the Arts, and New Media. These programs teach students to engage media critically and creatively in order to address media as cultural, political, and aesthetic forces.
Media and communication programs are offered throughout a number of SUNY schools, and with these programs SUNY tries to convey knowledge that will connect with real world media. Here are four other SUNY colleges that have made a name for themselves when it comes to media and communications:
Two weeks ago, this fantastic display of SUNY pride was tweeted and gained a lot of attention. We at SUNY love to see the “family tree” of SUNY schools that begins to develop in families across New York State, so we reached out to the family to learn more about the photo. As Katie Weber (SUNY Ulster, Stony Brook) explains, it was a bittersweet occasion: