Alumni Profile

Alumni Profile: Kara Hakanson

Welcome to HECUA’s Alumni Profile series. Each month we’ll catch up with a HECUA alumni, and see how their time in a HECUA classroom influenced their career goals, their life in the community, and their pursuit of continued education. If you or a friend would like to participate in this series, please email lohmans@hecua.org. This month […] Read More »

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Student Blogger

Syd Finishes Their Making Media Internship

Every semester, one student from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Syd Stratman will be HECUA’s student blogger for the Making Media, Making Change program this spring semester. Syd is a senior at the University of Minnesota, majoring in Studies in Cinema and Media Culture […] Read More »

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Study USA

Candy Fresh at SPNN: More from Student Blogger Syd

Every semester, one student from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Syd Stratman will be HECUA’s student blogger for the Making Media, Making Change program this spring semester. Syd is a senior at the University of Minnesota, majoring in Studies in Cinema and Media Culture and minoring […] Read More »

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Student Blogger Syd Films Your Legislators!

As part of my HECUA internship at the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN) I have the pleasure of working on one show for the duration of the semester. That show is Your Legislators, a weekly live show that airs every Thursday during the state legislative session. The program brings together two representatives from the house and the senate, one from each of the major political parties. Read More »

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Making Media at In Progress – Erica’s story

On February 15, my “Making Media, Making Change” class visited In Progress, a non-profit art and media organization that fosters the creative potential of community members by offering a supportive, educative, open space within the community. Read More »

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Short films with a familiar subject – Zachary’s story

I’ve been enjoying this class a lot because the projects are making me think outside of typical territory. This is my first time making videos that are more message based. Read More »

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A semester in Making Media, Making Change – Tom’s story

Making Media, Making Change Spring 2014 student Tom Hackbarth created this short video during his internship at community television network SPNN‘s Access Center. Tom began the program with relatively little production experience, and he emerged with the technical skills that allowed for the sophisticated production of this video. The video speaks for itself! If you click […] Read More »

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