Stay connected, even while we’re apart! Check out Issue #6 of MMC’s biweekly newsletter. Read the full newsletter here for info on the College’s fall Health and Safety guidelines and answers to frequently asked questions.
Stay connected, even while we’re apart! Check out Issue #5 of MMC’s biweekly newsletter. Read the full newsletter here for info on the College’s fall Restart Plan and Virtual Classes/Open Campus model.
Students in the spring 2020 course, Fundraising and Marketing for the Arts, taught by adjunct instructor Jaynie Saunders Tiller, had the unique opportunity to “attend” the popular annual fundraiser for the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Stay connected, even while we’re apart! Check out Issue #4 of MMC’s biweekly newsletter. Read the full newsletter here for info on upcoming events, celebrating the Class of 2020, federal CARES Act funds for students, and more.
Pop/Rock Performance, advanced theatre course taught by adjunct instructor and alumna MaryAnne Piccolo ’05 with Music Director Elliot Roth, is celebrating its fifth year this spring in a very different way.
Students in Ethical Issues Concerning the Developing Child, taught by Nava Silton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, spend the semester exploring the moral, social, biological, and cognitive aspects of development in order to facilitate an understanding and analysis of ethical dilemmas. Last week, they had the exciting opportunity to hear from two expert guest speakers during their class discussions on Zoom.
Playwright David Auburn, whose 2000 play Proof earned the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2001 Tony Award for Best Play, spoke with students in Professor Ellen Orenstein’s Beginning Scene Study course.
Alaina Messineo ’21, a Theatre Arts major with concentrations in Directing and Writing for the Stage, was selected as a finalist for the second round of Quarantine Bake Off, a monthly playwriting competition organized by college students and spurred by the social isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reed, who co-directed the documentary film Little Miss Westie with MMC’s Dan Hunt, MFA, Associate Professor of Communication and Media Arts, led students through a virtual workshop on assistant editing as part of this spring’s COMM 405: Production and Distribution courses.
Sue Behrens, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD), and her student research team will present their research virtually at the 9th Annual Westchester Undergraduate Conference.
Students in THTR 356: Pop/Rock Performance, taught by adjunct instructor and alumna MaryAnne Piccolo ’05 with Music Director Elliot Roth, submitted self-tape videos of singing auditions for their midterm projects. They were then joined via Zoom by a panel of industry professionals for feedback on their virtual auditions and an industry Q&A.
Students, faculty, and administrators of Marymount Manhattan College’s Bedford Hills College Program (BHCP) and Taconic College Program (TCP) have worked to maintain academic operations, despite the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus in New York State and the resulting limitations on outside visitors to the correctional facilities.
As the world grapples with COVID-19, institutions of learning across the country have had to develop, institute, and adapt to methods of remote and virtual instruction. Marymount Manhattan College is no exception, and faculty—from Theatre to Biology and everything in between—have worked tirelessly to provide a new normal for Griffins through the end of the semester.