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Request InformationThis is the portfolio site of the M.S. in Interactive Media Degree Program at Quinnipiac University. The Quinnipiac interactive media program is a 36 credit degree with tracks in interactive production and social media. The work on this site features recent student projects and reflections on being in the program. To learn more visit the program Web site.

Recent master’s projects and program reflections

  • Meet Frank Hines!

    hinesLives in: East Brunswick, NJ Current Occupation: Technology Center Supervisor at Quinnipiac University Favorite Social Channels: Facebook & Twitter “If you enjoy the world of media, you’ll enjoy the knowledge and the work that comes out of the program.” As a designer and gamer, Frank is another one of our students in the Interactive Media Master’s program. While taking ... Read more ...
  • Meet Kristie Balisciano!

    baliscianoLives in: Wallingford, CT Current Occupation: Account Manager at Martino & Binzer in Farmington, CT Favorite Social Channel: Facebook “The Interactive Media Master’s program is a very manageable with great guidance. If you want to excel in Interactive media, this is a great place to start!” Kristie, a native to New Haven, CT has been a part of the ... Read more ...
  • I am floored to start a new career at IBM

    carli-raeBy Carli-Rae Panny – Entering the Interactive Communication Media program was the best decision I have made for my career so far. Looking back, when I applied to Quinnipiac’s master’s program one month before the September 2012 semester began I didn’t put much thought into how I would manage going back to school, only that I ... Read more ...
  • Interview with ICM grad Michelle Bradsher

    bradsher.pngInteractive Media Director Phillip Simon talks with Michelle Bradsher about her experience in the program. The interview was done using Google Hangout On Air. Michelle took part using her smart phone. Read more ...
  • Video of Alums talking about how the ICM program helped their careers

    Screen Shot 2013-11-01 at 8.24.58 AMProgram director Phillip Simon leads a discussion with four program alums about how the program helped get them their current jobs. Taking part are Ron Henry, Beth Wurtmann, and Graham Finklea. Read more ...
  • The Program Has Bolstered My Confidence and Increased My Skill Level

    Screen Shot 2013-10-01 at 3 Reflection by Kasha Topa-Jones – Earning a Master’s degree is the realization of a lifelong dream for me! Never in my wildest dreams have I ever imagined that my Master’s degree would be a mix of both traditional communications and new interactive media trends. Bringing the two worlds together, I now have the additional skill ... Read more ...
  • The Completion of This Program Means the Start of a New Chapter In My Life

    saunders Reflection by Ashley Saunders – I feel like it was just yesterday that I decided to go back to school to receive my Master’s. I made the choice to return to school after a year in the workforce and finding the right program was no easy task. I searched high and low for a program that ... Read more ...
  • Within the First Semester I Fell in Love With the Work I Was Completing

    coppola Reflection by Stephanie Coppola – The ICM program taught me more than I could have ever imagined possible. When I prepared for graduation from Quinnipiac University in 2011 with a degree in Print Journalism I was not sure where I wanted to head with my career. After some browsing I located the ICM program on the ... Read more ...
  • The Program Was About Aligning My Existing Skill With New Techniques for Work

    vasquez Reflection by R. Adriel Vasquez – In choosing a grad school program, I knew I wanted to build on my academic background with tools that would help me put into practice the theory of cultural diplomacy, utilizing my research skills and “social imagination” with best practices in modern communications. Likewise, I needed a backup plan in case ... Read more ...
  • Death, Life, and Advertising

    Screen Shot 2013-06-28 at 4.24.59 PM Capstone project by Joseph Galbo – Death, Life and Advertising is a short documentary film that explores how technology has changed the  advertising industry from its golden years in the 1960s until today. The story follows the young advertising career of the filmmaker as he explores his family’s past in advertising and compares it to ... Read more ...
  • Branding, Style & Procedure Guide for Print & Web

    Screen Shot 2013-06-28 at 11.13.47 AM Capstone by Michele Bradsher – This Master’s project is a comprehensive style and branding guide for web and print for a non- profit organization that provides services to children and adults diagnosed with special needs. The style guide presents rules of use for all branding elements for this organization as well as its subsidiaries. It also ... Read more ...
  • I Never Imagined Myself in a Masters Program

    dobbinsReflection by Christopher Dobbins – I used to think I would never go on to graduate school. I used to think that a bachelor’s degree was all I needed and I could learn everything else in the field. I never imagined myself in a masters program, and I definitely never imagined myself completing one. Now I think ... Read more ...
  • Something needed to change. Quinnipiac was the answer.

    vettergreen Reflection by Brooksany Vettergreen. The ICM program at Quinnipiac University has exceeded my expectations. I have learned a vast amount of information and have gained valuable new skills. Prior to applying to the Master’s Program at Quinnipiac, I felt stuck in my career. At the time, I had been working at the same design firm for 6 years. ... Read more ...
  • I Feel Very Prepared to Take the Next Steps in My Career

    estes Reflection by Faadia Rahaman Estes – The Interactive Media program really opened my eyes to many of the aspects of media that I don’t think I would have ventured into on my own. These included the very technical subject matter such as web programming and advanced media production, subjects that I always had an interest in ... Read more ...
  • I’ve Enjoyed Every Class

    jmahoney.jpgReflection by Jennifer Mahoney – When I think back over the past three years, I think very fondly of my time spent in the ICM program. I decided to pursue my master’s not because I had to, but because I wanted to. When I graduated from Westfield State College in 2008, earning my degree in Graphic ... Read more ...
  • How to Create an Interactive Map Which Utilizes an Exchangeable Date Sets

    Screen Shot 2013-02-20 at 3.01.41 PMMarie Mullaney – The original goal of the project was to understand how to compile and compare any large dataset (e.g., data provided by local, state or federal government or maintained in private databases), understand its digital construct and context, and then to create a data visualization of the dataset in the form of an ... Read more ...
  • www.nineteenmedia.net

    Screen Shot 2013-02-20 at 5.27.10 PMTimothy Adkins – A combination portfolio/prototype for business site used to showcase skills gained in the ICM Masters program. Read more ...
  • Find Us with Inbound Marketing

    Screen Shot 2013-02-20 at 3.15.05 PMBy Jan Bush – This capstone project evolved into a compilation of eBooks on in-bound marketing. Inbound marketing places you where your customers expect to find you without looking. Inbound developed as a result of social media. For my project I completed three eBooks — an introduction, primer, and reference with bibliography. I established a website ... Read more ...
  • The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Alumni Website Revision

    Screen Shot 2013-02-20 at 2.57.46 PMBy Lanna Lumpkins – This project contains a summary and supporting information regarding the proposed UVa-Wise Alumni website revision. The purpose of this project is to revise an outdated marketing component, to increase interactivity between the college and alumni and to support long-term relationships that may have financial implications in regards to college funding and ... Read more ...
  • I am Steve Schmidt

    Screen Shot 2013-02-20 at 2.58.38 PMSteve Schmidt “I am Steve Schmidt” is a six-part documentary totaling approximately 33 minutes that tackles the issue of establishing an online identity with a common name by delving into the lives of four other Steve Schmidts who live in the New York City metro area. All five participants (myself included) were interviewed and filmed at ... Read more ...
  • Vincent Gaeta – Capstone

    Screen Shot 2013-06-10 at 10.27.50 AMMy main goal for MS4MS website redesign was to create an easy to use, visually appealing website for the organization. The original website was very outdated, difficult to navigate, and didn’t display the information in an appealing manner. Mission Stadiums 4 Multiple Sclerosis (MS4MS) is a start-up non-profit organization that hopes to further Multiple Sclerosis research, ... Read more ...
  • I found all the classes to be challenging and interesting

    adkinsReflection by Timothy Adkins – What a crazy, strenuous, life-changing two years it has been. When I first decided to go to grad school to get a masters degree, I initially attended Ohio University as a Communications grad student. It required me to drive six hours one way and six hours back each month, and the degree was ... Read more ...
  • Two Promotions and Two Years Later, I Believed I Have Made the Right Decision

    xiong Reflection by Yee Xiong – When I began my search for the perfect graduate program two years ago, I never considered that a private university in Hamden, Connecticut, let alone an online learning program would ever be in my future. At this time, I was a recent graduate with a Bachelor in Communications and was working ... Read more ...
  • This Program Has Genuinely Enriched My Life

    simpson Reflection by Bradford Simpson – My search for a degree started for what some people would say, all the wrong reasons. I was bored with my job and Disney, my employer, would reimburse me for $700/credit. I figured I could get myself a Master’s degree for almost nothing and do most of the work at Disney since ... Read more ...