MCDM GNM student Robin Avni interviewed Will Poole (Social Technologist and Photographer), Richard Gold (Founder of Pongo Teen Writing Project and Author), and Paula Boggs (EVP/General Counsel for Starbucks and Singer/Songwriter) for her “COM 597:Leadership in the Digital Age” final project. The class was taught by Anita Verna Crofts in Fall 2011.
MCDM student Thor Tolo interviewed Tim Gaydos, Mars Hill Church Pastor, and Connie Dieken, author of onPoint Communication for his “COM 597:Leadership in the Digital Age” final project. The class was taught by Anita Verna Crofts in Fall 2011.
MCDM Alum Alvin Singh (Cohort 8) works with entrepreneurs in South Africa who are looking for interactive marketing methods to boost sales and reach a broader consumer base. He primarily studies how mobile technology is moving rapidly across Africa and the different behavior habits of subscribers particularly—particularly youth. In addition, Singh works closely with legendary photographer Alf Kumalo to digitize over 60 years of his photos, and was given press access to follow First Lady Michelle Obama on her first solo trip to Africa.
MCDM Student Shelby Barnes (Cohort 9) spent the summer in Namibia observing the impact digital media is having on Namibian culture, business, and youth, and mentoring interns at one of the country’s top advertising agencies, adforceDDB.