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. [...]
MANCHESTER – Do you break out in a sweat just thinking about speaking at a business meeting, class or family event? If so, Public Speaking and Professional Presentations, on Sept. 6, can help. SNHU Professor Andrea Bard offers tips on delivering professional, confident and well-articulated presentations. Participants give several presentations and receive constructive feedback. The workshop is suited for beginners, or those who are looking for tips to improve their public speaking skills. The session runs from 9 am to 3 pm. Registration for each is $60, including lunch. Register here or 627-0005.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]