RADNOR, Pa. (Jan. 22, 2013) – Last fall, the College Media Association (CMA) honored a group of Cabrini College alumni for an international multimedia project they produced while students about the Arab Spring.
, a capstone project created by 13 students in a senior Honors Convergence class, shines a light on how the group’s peers in the Middle East risked their lives to help inspire a democratic movement.
Faculty advisor Cathy Yungmann, an associate professor of communication at Cabrini, recently published a piece on PBS’ Media Shift website:
The American American University in Cairo, which collaborated with the Cabrini students, reported on the project, and Catholic Relief Services also featured YouthVoicesRise.com on their website.
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In November 2011, the CMA awarded YouthVoicesRise.com a 2012 Pinnacle Award for Best Multimedia Feature Presentation, beating out entries from around the nation; Baylor and Kent State universities were among the finalists.
About Cabrini College Students do extraordinary things at Cabrini College, a residential Catholic college welcoming learners of all faiths, cultures and backgrounds. Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the College provides a transformational “education of the heart,” focusing on academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice.
Cabrini offers 1,400 full-time undergraduate students more than 30 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations and minors. Nearly 1,400 students are in graduate studies programs at the main campus in Radnor, Pa., and at 14 off-site locations. The College’s serene 112-acre campus is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia.