Students Take Shakespeare to Bahamas

by Allison Staley, Theatre minor I am a psychology major and theater minor and I plan to pursue a career in occupational therapy once I finish my undergraduate work. While at the Shakespeare in Paradise Festival (Oct 1-6, 2011) in the Bahamas, as part of the "Bard to Go" program, I learned something every day … Continue reading Students Take Shakespeare to Bahamas


‘Simpsons’ Producer Speaks

by Toni Perrine, Professor, Film and Video Production and Acting Director of School of Communications Bonnie Pietila, Michigan native and long time producer and casting director for “The Simpsons,” visited GVSU campus Tuesday, October 25 and spoke to a group of over one hundred School of Communications students and faculty. Pietila spoke about her experiences … Continue reading ‘Simpsons’ Producer Speaks

Broadcasting Students Visit Studios in Chicago

by Keith Oppenheim, Assistant Professor, Broadcasting On Friday, October 21st, 18 broadcasting students got up early for a visit to two broadcast news outlets in Chicago. The first was the NBC News network bureau.  There, students met with a veteran producer who did a great job of explaining the various roles network staff have, including … Continue reading Broadcasting Students Visit Studios in Chicago