Join us for the New Media Open House on February 23rd.
There will be 3 breakout sessions throughout the evening where prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to learn about topics including Radio and Television Broadcasting, Graphic Arts and Photography.
Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions, speak with our faculty and tour the classrooms, studios and facilities after each of these sessions.
Representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, Accessibility Services, Residence Life, Transfer Services and Student Activities will also be available to answer any questions.
SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Applied Associate in Science (AAS) or professional certificate in Media Arts.
Media Arts applies new technologies and channels to produce video, print, audio and other forms of digital media. Media artists are sought after throughout various industries due to their specific talents and experience in the ever-evolving digital space.
Media Arts students learn how to turn their ideas into reality. Studying the history and culture behind media arts lays the foundation for advanced courses across the spectrum of art, design, photography, videography, communication and the use of cutting-edge software and equipment.
SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Radio and Television Broadcasting as well as a professional certificate in Radio Broadcasting.
Students in the Radio Broadcasting certificate will learn to make radio impactful and exciting, taking specialized courses in digital audio production, radio station operation, broadcast writing and mass communication practices. Radio and Television Broadcasting is not only about learning communication skills but also teaches students the many skills required “behind the scene” for effective entertainment and information sharing over the air.
Those enrolled in the two-year degree will delve into the current trends and colorful history of radio and television, requiring students to learn how to write, shoot, edit and produce a variety of pieces from commercials to documentaries to news packages and more.
SUNY Adirondack offers small class sizes and access to dedicated faculty who have years of field experience in live, on-air broadcast media, video and film production and new media distribution. Students have the unique opportunity to participate actively in real, on-air radio broadcasts through the college’s WGFR "The Revolution" FM radio station. The station can be found online at: www.wgfr.org
Further internship and operations experience programs are available that offer students real-world experience in running radio and TV stations first-hand.