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Graduates of the English and Creative Writing Department have gone on to various jobs and further graduate education. Our intensive programs prepare you for a career as a

  • Copywriter
  • Critic
  • Editor
  • Technical writer
  • Screenwriter
  • Novelist
  • Producer


  • Producer
  • Camera operator
  • Social media marketer
  • Web content writer
  • Cinematographer
  • Filmmaker

Where Are They Now!

Cinema and Screen Studies Alumni

Jeffrey Newell - Jeffrey graduated in 2012 with a degree in Cinema & Screen Studies and Broadcasting.  He went on to receive his Master's in Graphic Design, 2013.  He is currently teaching Media Communications at the Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central.

   Jeffrey Newell

Creative Writing Alumni

Jordan Rockower, '14 was a Broadcasting and Mass Communication major with a minor in Creative Writing who is now working in the film business in Los Angeles.  He is currently a part-time production assistant for Maker Studies.

Jordan Rockower-wax Spielberg Jordan Rockower-UCB improv

Noteworthy graduates include

Diana Abu-Jaber '80
Novelist
Birds of Paradise

Christine Barberich '91
Editor in Chief
Refinery 29

Jon Chopan '03
Author
Pulled from the River

Jeff Gardner '95
Game producer
Bethesda Softworks

Christian Langworthy '90
Poet
The Geography of War

Alice McDermott '75
Pulitzer Prize winning author
Professor

Andrew Miano '95
Producer
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

KaeLyn Rich '05
Genesee Valley Chapter Director
New York Civil Liberties Union