|Name:||Gerald T. McNulty|
|Title:||Director, Communication Internship Program|
|Office Location:||Lowell Thomas 150|
|Degrees Held:||MS, Journalism, Iona College; BA, Communication, Marist College|
|Certifications:||Certificate of Completion, Experiential Education Academy 2008
(National Society of Experiential Education)
|Bio:||Gerry has supervised more than 3,000 student interns since he joined Marist in September 1996 as Communication Internship Director. In 1999 Gerry helped to launch Marist's International Internship Program, which combines study abroad with an internship overseas.
In 2003 he founded the New York Media Experience Program, a semester-long residential internship program in New York City. The program was renamed Marist in Manhattan in 2011.
Gerry is active in the internship and career services profession. Hs service includes:
- Board Member - National Society Of Experiential Education 2011-Present; Chair - Marketing/Publication Committee, Member - Professional Development Committee.
|Interests:||Golf, running, bicycling, hiking, American history & politics.|
|Awards & Honors:||While City Editor of the Poughkeepsie Journal, Gerry's staff captured numerous statewide journalism awards for in-depth, economic and investigative coverage as well as two national awards for education and community reports. He was twice invited to lead seminars for city editors attending the American Press Institute, a nationally recognized training facility for the newspaper industry. His reporting teams were also lauded for their exemplary special sections devoted to coverage of two visits to the Hudson Valley by President Bill Clinton and the memorable Woodstock 1994 reunion concert.
|Publications:||"Creating a Journalism Partnership," 2002 - a handbook for newspaper editors interested in doing journalism education outreach with high school students, published and distributed through a grant from New York State Publishers Association.|
|Research Interests:||- Experiential Education
- American Journalism history
|Conferences & Workshops:||1999-2008 - Workshop Presenter/Discussion Leader - Annual Marist College/Poughkeepsie Journal - High School Journalism Workshops: Topics included First Amendment rights, journalism ethics, layout & design, story development & sourcing, among others.
|Affiliations:||-Association of Educators in Journalism & Mass Communication
-National Society of Experiential Education
-New York State Cooperative & Experiential Education Association
|Presentations:||2006 - Invited panelist, National Society of Experiential Education, opening panel titled "Future of Internships."
2005 - Presented workshop entitled "Empowering Through Self-Directed Internships," at the National Society of Experiential Education Annual Conference
2004-2005 - National Communication Association Annual Conference
2004-2005 - Association of Educators in Journalism & Mass Communication Annual Conference
1999-2005 - New York State Cooperative & Experiential Education Association annual conference
|Miscellaneous:||- Gerry is advisor to the Marist College Circle, the college's weekly student newspaper.
- Gerry served for nine years (1997-2005) as director of the Marist Summer Scholars Program, which hosted academically advanced high school students in a two-week intensive media immersion experience.