S.I. Newhouse School of Communications



Independent Study – 2011

Areas of Study:

  • Print Layout Design
  • Interaction Design/ UX
  • Social Media Marketing
  • SEO: Search Engine Optimization

Certificates of Completion: 16 (100+ hours)

  • Interaction Design Fundamentals (3h 18m)
  • Infographics: Planning and Wireframing (41m)
  • SEO: Search Engine Optimization  (2h 20m)
  • Illustrator Insider TrainingRethinking the Essentials (05h 07m)
  • Trokia’s ABC Brand Campaign: Start to Finish (21m 35s)
  • Designing Business Cards: Hands-On Workshop (36m 07s)
  • Designing a LogoHands-On Workshop (02h 57m)
  • Creating an Online ResumeHands-On Training (04h 40m)
  • Creating an Effective Resume (03h 29m)
  • Social Media MarketingFacebook and Twitter (04h 24m)
  • Twitter Essential Training  (03h 37m)
  • Facebook Essential Training  (03h 10m)
  • LinkedIn Essential Training  (02h 36m)
  • Photoshop CS5One-to-One Fundamentals  (17h 33m)
  • Illustrator CS5Essential Training  (10h 37m)
  • Acrobat XEssential Training  (08h 59m)
  • InDesign CS5: Essential Training  (10h 33m)


Syracuse University 2011
S.I. Newhouse Communications
Bachelor of Science

  • Major: Television, Radio, Film and New Media
  • Minor: Media Psychology
  • Dean’s List Awards   GPA: 3.32

Kappa Kappa Gamma

  • Beta Tau Chapter – Videographer
  • Elected Panhellenic Representative
  • Graduate Film Festival: crew and talent

New Media

Essential Coursework

  • Communications & Society
  • Script, Picture & Sound
  • Interpretation of Film
  • Radio, Television and Film in Society
  • Introduction to Writing and Producing
  • Directing Actors
  • Reality Television
  • Sports on Television
  • Critical Perspectives: Electronic Media
  • Dramatic Writing for Television and Film
  • Comedic Writing for Television
  • Visual Issues in the Media
  • Presentational Speaking
  • Communications Law
  • New Media Business

Additional Coursework

  • French II
  • Spanish I
  • Religions of the World
  • Religion, Meaning and Knowledge
  • Human Geographies
  • Foundations of Human Behavior
  • Sociology of Sex and Gender
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Problems in Society
  • Development of Young Child and Family Dynamics
  • Psychology of Childhood
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Youth, Schooling and Popular Culture
  • Social Psychology of the Stigma
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Personals in Social Contexts
  • Ethnic Inequality and Intergroup Relations
  • Painting and Drawing for Non-Art Majors
  • Professional Baking: Fine Pastries and Desserts


Instituto Internacional 2009 Universidad de Syracuse en Madrid


  • Spanish
  • Art History of España
  • Abnormal Psychology

Viajé a:

  • SPAIN: Madrid, Barcelona, Toledo, Malaga, Cadiz, Seville, Granada
  • PORTUGAL: Lisbon
  • ITALY: Venice, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Naples, Pompei, Capri, Sorrento
  • FRANCE: Paris
  • NETHERLANDS: Amsterdam


Fairfield Ludlow High School 2006
Fairfield, CT

Academic Leadership Awards:

  • National Honor Society   GPA: 3.86
  • Advanced Placement Programs: Language & Composition, US History, Biology
  • CT C.O.L.T. Award for Excellence in French Language   2003
  • Invited to Represent the State of Connecticut at the National Student Leadership Conference for Excellence in Academics & Leadership   2004
  • Editor’s Choice Award for Achievement in Poetry from   2005

Peer Appointed Leadership Positions:

  • MC Host of Spirit Pep Rallies   3 years
  • Debate Team (3 years) – Senior President
  • Town Youth Council of Fairfield Connecticut   3 years
  • Student Council Class Representative   3 years
  • Church Youth Representative on Director’s Search Committee
  • Student Leader for Freshman Orientation

Athletic Awards:

  • Varsity Athlete    4 years
  • Ski Racing – Senior Captain
  • Lacrosse – State Championship Finalists

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Crossroads Diversity Program in Dramatic Performance
  • Appalachia Service Mission Trips   3 years
  • Improv Acting Classes in NYC

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