Comics & Culture Panel: Those Who Can, Teach

Last week on October 3rd, Pace University hosted the Comics & Culture Panel: Those Who Can, Teach.

One of our graduate students, Ayana Underwood, attended and wrote about her experience while there:

I may be slightly biased because anything (literally anything) that has to do with comics is something I’ll never miss—unless I’m dead of course and even then … maybe! Continue reading “Comics & Culture Panel: Those Who Can, Teach”

Beijing Meets Big Data

Pace Publishing Welcomes
the China Publishing Group

Kirsten D. Sandberg

Mr. Zhou of China Publishing and Media Holdings introduces his colleagues to Prof. Sandberg and Prof. Lian.

For three weeks, from May 14 to May 30, Pace University hosted a delegation of Chinese publishing executives and engineers from the Beijing-based China Publishing Group. They came to meet their counterparts in New York and attend Book Expo at the Javits Center.

Co-directed by Professors Xiao Chuan Lian and Kirsten Sandberg, the three-week program focused on how to use big data across the publishing value chain and how to launch subscription-based educational podcasts, which are wildly popular and increasingly profitable in China. Continue reading “Beijing Meets Big Data”

Summer Reads!

Summer Reads

It’s almost summer! ARE YOU AS EXCITED AS WE ARE? Term officially ends tomorrow, which means we’ll have 18 days to read before classes pick back up. I’m imagining parks and smoothies in my future. (Unfortunately, there will be no beach. Sigh.) Looking for some reading inspiration? Search no further. Kim and I have got you covered. Continue reading “Summer Reads!”

Pace University students meet with Lubin School of Business alumnus Michael Clinton, President, Marketing & Publishing Director of Hearst Magazines

Banner courtesy of Pace University Career Services.

On Monday, April 23, Michael Clinton, president of marketing and publishing director of Hearst Magazines, hosted a small group of students from Pace University at Hearst Headquarters for a roundtable discussion. (The event was sponsored by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.) Organized networking opportunities are one of the many benefits of the M.S. in Publishing program, and three M.S. in Publishing students, Kimberly Holcombe, Rachael Kelly, and Edgell and Littleford Scholarship winner Nicole Cadavid, were able to attend the event.

Hearst Tower. Image courtesy of New York Magazine.

Hearst is “one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime and ESPN; global ratings agency Fitch Group; Hearst Health, a group of medical information and services businesses; [and] 31 television stations.” The company is also home to newspapers like the Houston Chronicle and the Albany Times Union; magazines like CosmopolitanHarper’s BAZAAR, and Car and Driver; digital service businesses like iCrossing and KUBRA; and investment opportunities like BuzzFeed and Vice. Continue reading “Pace University students meet with Lubin School of Business alumnus Michael Clinton, President, Marketing & Publishing Director of Hearst Magazines”

Part II | Bridging the Gap: From the Classroom to Corporate America

On April 26, Bette Rockmore, Visiting Distinguished Professor of Publishing for the 2017-2018 academic year, delivered the second-half of her lecture “Bridging the Gap: From the Classroom to Corporate America.”

In Part I, Rockmore, a consultant for SiriusXM, DeBorah Charles, Senior Marketing Director at SiriusXM, and Marc Richards, VP/Ad Sales Central Region at SiriusXM, presented on the fundamental differences between university and corporate America – and the shifts required to “bridge the gap” between the two.

Professor Raskin
Professor Raskin introduced Rockmore and her colleagues at the start of the presentation. (Photo: Rachael Kelly)

Last Thursday, Rockmore, Lauren Sutcliffe, VP, Marketing, Advertising Sales at SiriusXM, and Matt Ammentorp, Manager, Finance at SiriusXM, talked about how to shine in an entry-level position and outlined the skills necessary to ace an interview. As someone who has interviewed thousands of candidates throughout her career, Rockmore knows what it takes to stand out. Continue reading “Part II | Bridging the Gap: From the Classroom to Corporate America”