The Digital programs at Hostos provide an extraordinary opportunity for students with artistic talent and an interest in modern media to explore graphic design, animation, audio recording, motion graphics, web design, video production, photography, and more.
Game Design Competition

Game Design Competition

The third annual MDP Game Design Competition is coming up. Do you think your game has what it takes to win the top prize? Have you created the next Spiel des Jahres winner? Maybe the next 100 point game on Metacritic? All Game Design Majors must submit a one-sheet Game...
PTK Members! Apply for the Pearson Scholarship opportunity NOW!

PTK Members! Apply for the Pearson Scholarship opportunity NOW!

We are thrilled to announce the new Pearson Scholarship for Higher Education. This renewable scholarship follows scholars from their associate degree program to their bachelor’s degree program and provides mentor opportunities to support scholarship through both degree paths. Ten scholars will be selected to receive a $5,000 scholarship — $1,000 for the...
Scholarships!!!!!

Scholarships!!!!!

The money is there – have you applied? go and do so NOW!!!!
For those who came to code, We Salute you!

For those who came to code, We Salute you!

Here, you go folks, an awesome networking opportunity at the Bronx Digital Meetup  for experienced as well as newbie coders (and tech fiends) - The Bronx Digital Meetup is a group of innovators who are looking to combine creativity and technology to better the lives of those in our communities. Whether...
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Calling All Majors

Calling All Majors

Dearest Media Majors, Come have a blast at the All Majors Sock Hop in the gym.  Yeah, no shoes aloud, but we got a truck load of funky socks from our friends at Pair of Thieves!  Games, Give Aways, Dancing, & A TON OF INFORMATION ! If you have a conflict, you must e.mail professor...
Learn Through Play!

Learn Through Play!

Learn the tough stuff the easy way: through play! The Game-Framed Math & Science Initiative at Hostos is increasing student engagement by making learning more fun. Students play in these Math & Science classes augment traditional lecture course work with related gameplay and design in order to apply knowledge in a memorable way. In addition...
CUNY Games Festival Looking for Volunteers

CUNY Games Festival Looking for Volunteers

The second annual CUNY Games Festival is looking for volunteers. This is a great opportunity to see some amazing work done with games around the CUNY campuses and to make some good connections. All interested people contact Francesco Crocco at fcrocco@bmcc.cuny.edu and check out the official announcement.
Writing Intensive on the Graphic Novel!

Writing Intensive on the Graphic Novel!

Dr. Heidi Bollinger wanted us to draw your attention to the new WI English elective that she will be teaching on the Graphic Novel this spring, in case any Media students are looking for a Writing Intensive course related to the visual arts. In the class they will be reading and writing about four graphic...
Professor Shad on Edcast!

Professor Shad on Edcast!

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Hey Majors! It’s time to preregister for your

Hey Majors! It’s time to preregister for your

Here’s what to do: • Go to the Apple Lab in C515 and fill out an Advisement Survey form. (ask a CLA if you need help) • Don’t forget to fill in your EMPL ID and contact information. • Print out your Survey   Bring your survey to either: A. Your success coach if you...
Start building your road to a media business career

Start building your road to a media business career

Here’s an excellent opportunity for a Liberal Arts or Media Elective that will get you on the road to becoming a media entrereneur.  Interested in becoming a viable choice for the Hostos Media Incubator?  This is the first step!  Sign up today!
Mandatory All Majors Meeting Fall 2014

Mandatory All Majors Meeting Fall 2014

Mandatory for all Game Design, Digital Music, Digital Design and Animation majors. Tuesday September 30, 2014 5:00-6:00pm Cafeteria    If you have a work or class conflict, you must email  Professor Sandman at ssandman@hostos.cuny.edu AND bring her a note from your employer or professor to Humanities C-412.
Game Play and Design leading to careers in writing?!

Game Play and Design leading to careers in writing?!

Dungeons & Dragons, the first commercially available role-playing game that is now 40 years old, influenced numerous writers and taught them the art of storytelling. Check out this great NYT article on the subject.
Pithy Little Cartoon About Abstract Concepts

Pithy Little Cartoon About Abstract Concepts

  This Sunday (May 18th) the New York Times featured a cartoon about the NSA’s use of metadata…serious subject handled in a light hearted way. Who designed it?  Who wrote the material?  Check it out at: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2014/02/09/opinion/sunday/see-something-say.html#1  
WORK FOR THE OWN NETWORK (OWN) this summer as a Digital Marketing Intern!

WORK FOR THE OWN NETWORK (OWN) this summer as a Digital Marketing Intern!

 Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Oprah Winfrey, the media mogul and queen of daytime television, is hiring paid interns and employees at her OWN Network television channel. The company has immediate positions available in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.  For internships OWN is looking to hire an Integrated Ad Sales Marketing Summer Intern, a Branded Entertainment Summer...
The Return of Game-Framed Math & Science FALL 2014

The Return of Game-Framed Math & Science FALL 2014

This Fall the Game-Framed Math & Science (GFMS) initiative continues as we open math and science classes that augment traditional teaching methodologies with game play and student lead game design to engage students more deeply with the material.  These pilot classes will be offered Fall 2014 for Media Majors only. GFMS classes involve game play...