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.
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.
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...
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....
Finding a Writing Intensive Class

Finding a Writing Intensive Class

Now Students can easily search for writing Intensive classes with CUNY FIRST’s Class Search-Course Attribute screen.   Merely Enter the Institution (Hostos), choose the proper term (for example Spring 2014) , and select Writing Intensive under the course attribute option.  This will yield a list of all available Writing Intensive courses!...
Study Business for the Digital Entrepreneur

Study Business for the Digital Entrepreneur

Sign up and get started on your journey!  This class is an excellent introduction to business practice and helps budding media entrepreneurs develop the skills necessary for starting up as an indie designer…or starting on the road to BUILDING AN EMPIRE! Course #78610 BUS101 –
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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...
PRE Registration time again!!!!

PRE Registration time again!!!!

It’s time to preregister for your Winter and Spring classes!  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...
Hostos Media Students on the tele!

Hostos Media Students on the tele!

Come join us on Saturday, April 26 in the Game Lab (C-456) from 12 to 4 PM to hang out with some game designers, play through the games, and see who wins the grand prize!

Come join us on Saturday, April 26 in the Game Lab (C-456) from 12 to 4 PM to hang out with some game designers, play through the games, and see who wins the grand prize!

Congratulations to the six finalists for the 2nd annual Hostos Media Design Program Game Design Competition! Puppy Mills, Coin Catcher, Hackers of Cyberspace 2, Q.U.V.S, Recover Green, and the Silver Notebook. Come join us on Saturday, April 26 in the Game Lab (C-456) from 12 to 4 PM to hang out with some game designers,...
$2,000 Fellowship Opportunity! Imagining America Project - FOLKS YOU ALREADY HAVE THE PORTFOLIO!  GET ON THIS!!!!

$2,000 Fellowship Opportunity! Imagining America Project – FOLKS YOU ALREADY HAVE THE PORTFOLIO! GET ON THIS!!!!

Imagining America is now accepting applications for 2014-2015 JGS Fellows   Are you a photography or digital media student engaging in community?   Are you looking for an opportunity to collaborate with peers and mentors as part of a national network?      Thanks to a generous grant from Joy of Giving Something, Inc. (JGS), Imagining America: Artists and...
ALL GAME DESIGNERS - Your Game Competition Entry is DUE WEDNESDAY!!!!!

ALL GAME DESIGNERS – Your Game Competition Entry is DUE WEDNESDAY!!!!!

All Game Design Majors are REQUIRED to be part of a team submitting a video entry describing their game design.  Finalists will be selected and announced at the end of Spring break. First place team will be allotted a $500 cash prize.  So, what are your waiting for? GET YOUR GAME ON!   See Professors...
SCHOLARSHIP DOLLARS & AWARDS ARE AVAILABLE!

SCHOLARSHIP DOLLARS & AWARDS ARE AVAILABLE!

TODAY!!!! The Spring 14 Portfolio Reviews /// Sat April 5th

TODAY!!!! The Spring 14 Portfolio Reviews /// Sat April 5th

Portfolio Reviews are upon us! Saturday April 5, 2014 10:30am–4:30pm.  All Digital Music Majors, Digital Design & Animation Majors are required to be there.  When you arrive, go to C-412 to find out your room number. We will not tell you until then. You are however, required to be in your assigned room for the...
The Secrets of Film Sound

The Secrets of Film Sound

The Secrets of Film Sound The New York Times’ Melena Ryzik visits Skywalker Sound and learns how sound designers make movies come to life. check it out
First Annual Hostos Open Mic Night!

First Annual Hostos Open Mic Night!

March 6th at 6pm will mark the first annual Hostos Open Mic Night featuring talent from the Hostos Media Programs. The event will take place at the C Building’s Student Lounge. Come and enjoy a night of Hostos Talent! Interested performers should reach out to Emmanuel Diaz in the Piano lab ASAP!
Adjunct Professor Michelle Cheikin honored by L'Oeil de la Photographie !

Adjunct Professor Michelle Cheikin honored by L’Oeil de la Photographie !

The New York Chapter of the American Society of Media Professionals (ASMP NY) held their 9th Annual Fine Art Photography Portfolio Review recently an d our beloved Professor Cheikin was featured! check it out!