Data #8: Spring 2011 ATEC/EMAC Showcase!

In late March, I interviewed Desmond Blair, the coordinator for the upcoming Spring 2011 ATEC (Arts and Techology) and EMAC (Emerging Media and Communications) Showcase.

ATEC/EMAC Showcase Information
Here are some important information about the showcase:

  • Date: April 20th, 2011
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: Conference Center (campus map)


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Data #7: Interviewing Tara Lewis

Recently, I interviewed Tara Lewis, the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Education for ATEC (Arts and Technology) & EMAC (Emerging Media and Communications).[1] I first met Lewis as one of the guest speakers back in my Introduction to ATEC class (course #: ATEC 2320) in the Fall of 2009.

Highlights of the Interview
Some of the important things Lewis discussed were:

  • What to do in building portfolios and preparing for your desired career.
  • What classes and organizations can help you in improving your portfolio.

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Data #6: Mistakes To Avoid in Portfolios

On one of my previous blog entries, I talked about how you can start building a good portfolio. Now, I want to go more into detail about building and polished portfolios, and I would like to share more tips I have found.

This blog entry will cover some of the mistakes that artists may make when building their portfolios.
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Data #5: Sharing Information in Social Networks

If you have a Facebook, Myspace, Twitter or any social networking account I advise you to be more careful about posting your next status or your personal information. It is not that social networks are bad, but there are times when you have to be careful about what information you put up in the Internet. You should also be careful in who you interact with when you are browsing the Internet.
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Data #4: Tips on Building a Good Portfolio

What is a Portfolio?
A portfolio is a professional presentation of yourself and your works to the employer that you hope to work for. Your portfolio showcases your best works and promotes you.[1] Having a portfolio is an important aspect during the job interviewing process.
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Data #3: ATEC 2 Industry Videos!

A Series of Connections
While I was checking my Twitter feeds, I came across my 3D Lighting/Composition instructor’s tweet about an inspirational video. I stumbled into a YouTube video interview of Anthony Tyler.[1]

There is also a 2nd part to the video.[2] The video was posted by someone named Russell Smith, a name that sounds oddly familiar to me because I remember him back in my Introduction to ATEC class in fall 2009.
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Data #2: Importance of Networking & Collaborating

As you may have read in my first blog post, networking and collaborating is important. I want to delve in a little deeper about why these two concepts are important and applicable in the real-life experiences.
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