Meals are our culture and sustenance; they are spiritually and physically necessary. In celebration of the harvest season, this introductory workshop encourages participants to explore their connections to food through poetry. By reading and writing poems about, for example, an eggplant or a dumpling, we can discover new truths about who we are in relation to our families, our friends, our past and our present. In this workshop, we will use recipes, memories and sensory perceptions to generate food-related poetic language. Participants will be encouraged to take chances with their writing, and they will be guided to provide feedback to others [...]
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Loeb School Offers Media Skills Boot Camp Become a more effective media communicator and spokesperson! The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications is offering a one-day Media Skills Boot Camp for anyone who uses the media to deliver a message. The session, on Oct. 25, is designed to help people in business, government, non-profits, medicine, sports, education or any field improve media skills and boost their brand.. Former award-winning NECN news anchor Mike Nikitas, now a media consultant to top corporations and an adjunct professor at UNH, brings three decades of communications and teaching experience to a friendly, positive presentation. He [...]
The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications’ newest workshop is designed to help you take smarter photos with your smartphone. Smartphones - Smart Photos, from 9-3:30 on September 14 covers the basics, including how to hold the phone and use the elements around you to capture special images. Instructor Debi Rapson is a semi-professional photographer who wins praise for her ability to translate technology into easy-to-understand terms for students of all ages. The $60 registration fee includes lunch. For more information call 627-0005, or register here
Feeling left out while business colleagues or competitors Tweet their way to success? Wondering how Facebook and other Social Media sites can help boost your organization with the click of a mouse? The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications is presenting a day-long workshop, plus the option of a one-hour follow-up webinar to explore using Social Media as a tool for businesses or organizations. Social Media For Business: Beyond the Basics will be held Sept. 20, from 9-3. The goal is to help businesses and nonprofits improve and manage their use of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and video marketing. Participants should [...]
MANCHESTER _ Classes at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications this fall include a dose of writing and photography for everyone from middle-schoolers to retirees. The six-week session of Wednesday evening classes from Sept. 11 – Oct. 16 features Photojournalism, Photoshop Elements: Beyond the Basics, Writing Memoirs, Food Writing, News Writing: Real, not Fake and Creative Writing. All classes but Photoshop are free of charge. Taught by veteran photographer and Concord Monitor photo editor Geoff Forester, Photojournalism helps students identify and use the elements of good feature and news photography. Students learn the skills of telling a story through photos [...]
MANCHESTER — The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications seeks to honor New Hampshire residents or organizations who have worked to protect free speech and free press. Nominations are open for the school’s 17th annual First Amendment Award, honoring diligence in protecting free press and free speech liberties. The recipient will be recognized at an evening gala at the Palace Theatre in Manchester this fall. A committee of judges chooses the recipient from public nominations. First Amendment recipients receive a bronze eagle sculpture created by Mrs. Loeb and a $1,500 award. Nomination forms are available here. The deadline for nominations is Sept 16. [...]
2019 Program Schedule Classes with no registration fee noted are free of charge January 9- February 13 (Wednesday evenings) Each class runs for six weeks. Digital Media: The Multi-Channel Approach – Griffin LaFleur (5:30-7) First Amendment Media Law – Atty. Gregory Sullivan (5:30-7) ($25) Advanced Multimedia Storytelling Lab – Don Himsel, Geoff Forester (5:30-7) Broadcasting – WMUR Andy Hershberger, Jim Breen (7-8:30) Digital Audio Production – Ed Brouder (7-8:30) March 2 - Telling Your Family Story (9-3:30) ($60) March 13 - April 17 (Wednesday evenings) Each class runs for six weeks. Travel Writing – Stacy Milbouer, Tom Long (5:30-7) Photoshop [...]