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Student Videographers, Photographers at Work on Campus


Four students are employed by College Information and Community Relations, using their photographic and videography talents to help publicize Pennsylvania College of Technology people, programs and events.

Kathleen K. HartKathleen K. Hart
Kathleen “Katie” K. Hart, of Binghamton, N.Y., is the newest student video production assistant to join the CI/CR office, beginning work this semester. Hart earned an associate degree in mass media communication in December and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in web design and multimedia. She is a member of the Web and Multimedia Developers Club. Her career aspirations include working in photography and videography in the advertising and marketing arena.

Gerianne C. TombGerianne C. Tomb
Gerianne C. Tomb, of Harrison Valley, began working in CI/CR as a student video production assistant in January 2011. Prior to that, she was an intern in the department. Tomb earned an associate degree in mass media communication in December 2010 and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in web design and multimedia. She is a member of the Web and Multimedia Developers Club. Her career goals are to work in video post production. Ideally, Tomb, who enjoys scuba diving, would enjoy some experiences in aquatic videotaping.

Working in a casual part-time capacity, Hart and Tomb help the CI/CR video-production team produce video profiles and “degrees that work.” videos that are featured on the college’s website and YouTube channel and on public television.

Michael S. FischerMichael S. Fischer
Michael S. Fischer, of Ringwood, N.J., began work as a student photographer in CI/CR in August 2009. He earned an associate degree in mass media communication in December 2010 and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in industrial and human factors design.

Fischer was a member of the college’s cross-country team for four years and is now an assistant coach. He hopes to one day combine his love of cars with his industrial design degree to pursue custom car fabrication. Until then, he’ll be satisfied with design jobs that involve his passions of BMX bikes, cars and photography.

Whitnie-rae MaysWhitnie-rae Mays
Whitnie-rae Mays, of Reading, joined CI/CR as a student photographer in January 2011. She is completing an associate degree in advertising art and plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in technology management.

Mays serves as a Connections Link and Presidential Student Ambassador and is president of the Off-Campus Housing Organization. She is also involved with the Presidential Leadership Program, Healthy Wildcats and the Ski and Snowboard Club.

Mays is a professional wedding and portrait photographer and certified florist. She plans to be a wedding planner/designer.

Working in a casual part-time capacity, Fischer and Mays can be found around campus photographing people and events for PCToday, college press releases, One College Avenue magazine (print and online) and various marketing materials. They also work in CI/CR’s photo studio and help staff maintain the college’s digital photo database.

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