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May 24, 2013

SHU Italy Trip

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dennis G. Jerz @ 4:44 pm

Several students on Maureen Vissat‘s M-term trip to Italy are blogging their experiences.

DJ Beckage


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July 18, 2012

Fall 2012 Political Reporting Internships

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dennis G. Jerz @ 1:20 pm

Interested in getting first-hand journalism experience covering Pennsylvania politics?

PoliticsPA, Pennsylvania’s longest-running political news website, is seeking talented individuals to contribute to our news coverage throughout the Commonwealth.

This fall will be a busy one in Pa. Politics: presidential candidates are sure to visit; both parties are beginning to wrangle with newly redistricted congressional maps; and a number of races are heating up on the state level as well.

Interns will have the chance to gain journalism experience and a stronger understanding of Pennsylvania politics. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to build a portfolio with published political writing.

Internship openings are available for the Fall 2012 semester. The position is flexible and applicants are welcome from all parts of PA, from Philadelphia, to Erie, to Coudersport.

Intern duties include:

  • Writing news stories.
  • Monitoring press releases, regional news outlets, and blogs for relevant source material.
  • Covering political and government events.
  • Conducting other research, including taking transcripts.


  • Applicants must have strong writing skills.
  • Applicants must have working knowledge of Pennsylvania politics.
  • Applicants must possess strong research skills.
  • A minimum commitment of 15 hours per week with specific times based on news events.

The strongest applicants will have a background in politics or journalism. Positions are unpaid. Please send a resume, cover letter and a brief (1-2 page) writing sample to Email Keegan Gibson with any questions.

For full details, see this PDF: PoliticsPA Fall Internship Opening

September 9, 2011

Seton Hill Remembers 9-11

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dennis G. Jerz @ 1:40 pm

Seton Hill University gathers to remember the terrorist attacks of 9-11-2001.

Please feel free to share a memory, a reflection, a thought, a prayer.

January 31, 2011

Welcome to WordPress

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dennis G. Jerz @ 1:26 am

Seton Hill’s blogosphere (first created in 2003) is now powered by WordPress.

Any member of the Seton Hill community can register for a free weblog. All you need is a email address.

  • Stick to facts, but write news your readers will actually want to read.
  • No, Trump’s tweet about “Heritage, History, and Greatness” is not a quote from a speech Hitler gave in 1939
  • And to think… I had just decided to retire this meme because the last time I used in class, the students didn’t get it.
  • Summer photos of the daughter.
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • For God’s sake John, sit down!
  • Transfigurations (#StarTrek #TNG Rewatch, Season Three, Episode 25) Injured Humanoid Charms Beverly, Glows
  • Journalists who are doing their job by reporting fairly on a controversial topic often get attacked from both sides. 
  • Ménage à Troi (#StarTrek #TNG Rewatch, Season Three, Episode 24) Lwaxana, Ferengi, Chess, and Poetry
  • Both Sides in Journalism
  • June Comic 2020
  • Student opinions on how SHU reacted to the coronavirus
  • Faculty and students celebrate the life of Jeffrey Bartel
  • February 2020 Cover Photo
  • February 2020 Comic

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