From China to CCNY, Shandong Delegation Visits MCA

11/05/2019 Nancy 0 Comments


On October 22nd, a delegation from Shandong Communication & Media College stopped off at the BIC space to hear more about the Media & Communication Arts Department at The City College of New York. Deputy Secretary Hu Jianjun and Professors Song Xiezhu and Ma Shusheng included CCNY on their itinerary based on the strength of its graduate programs in applied communications. The delegation is also exploring possible cooperation in the area of joint-education programs, co-construction of research platforms, and exchanging scholars and teachers.

MCA Chair Jerry Carlson and BIC Director Nancy R. Tag presented an overview of both the BIC MPS and MFA in Film programs as well as ideas for potential collaboration. Current BIC student Lu Lu '21 provided the student perspective as well as stepped into the role of translator -- doing an awesome job.

Located in Jinan City, Shandong Communication and Media College is a top college for media in Shandong Province. The college has three campuses with over 6,000 students studying here. It consists of six main departments, including Department of Broadcasting and Hosting, Department of Film and TV Production, Department of Journalism and Communication, Department of Information Engineering, Department of Animation, Department of Art Design, etc. As a professional college, it implements the open and internationalized development strategy, dedicating itself to promoting its capability on media education by visiting advanced universities and colleges all around the world.