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June 20, 2022 in Digital Filmmaking

How Conventional Filmmaking Compares to Digital Filmmaking

Digital filmmaking, also known as digital cinematography, refers to a set of processes used to create modern video products. These involve a variety of equipment and techniques to produce different…
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June 13, 2022 in Digital Filmmaking

Break Into Digital Filmmaking with These Jobs

Digital filmmaking is an exciting and growing field that requires a variety of technical and conceptual skills. Villa is helping students prepare for a career in filmmaking by offering a…
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June 8, 2022 in Press Release

Alumna Zeneta Everhart Testified before the United States House of Representatives; Villa’s Response to Last Month’s Tragic Mass Shooting

This morning, Villa Maria College alum and Trustee Zeneta Everhart, testified before the United States House of Representatives about the terrorist attack at Tops on May 14. Everhart, whose son…
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June 6, 2022 in Digital Filmmaking

A Day in the Life of Digital Filmmakers

The filmmaking industry is comprised of a number of jobs and roles that assist in the creative, administrative, and technical pursuit of making films. Each of those roles can change…
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Create a world of your own and invite others to play along with a degree in #GameDesign! 🎮 Learn the ropes of game design in an environment that will challenge you to power up your creativity and open doors to strengths you didn’t know you had. ⁠
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#villamariacollege #villavikings #smallcollege #buffalolife #buffalove #gamedesigndegree #collegebound

Create a world of your own and invite others to play along with a degree in #GameDesign! 🎮 Learn the ropes of game design in an environment that will challenge you to power up your creativity and open doors to strengths you didn’t know you had. ⁠

#villamariacollege #villavikings #smallcollege #buffalolife #buffalove #gamedesigndegree #collegebound
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Begin #BlackHistoryMonth off with some celebratory activities in the dining hall! 🙌🏽 Join us on February 1st at 11:15 AM until 12:15 PM to kick-off the month! ⁠
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#villamaria #villavikings #smallcollege #diversity #supportdiversity #buffalolife #buffalove

Begin #BlackHistoryMonth off with some celebratory activities in the dining hall! 🙌🏽 Join us on February 1st at 11:15 AM until 12:15 PM to kick-off the month! ⁠

#villamaria #villavikings #smallcollege #diversity #supportdiversity #buffalolife #buffalove
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We want to hear about your time back on campus! 💬 Share your successes, struggles, and surprises with us in the comments! Everyone is going through something and you never know who may be going through the same success or struggle as you! 🙌🏼 ⁠
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⤵️ Comment below! ⤵️⁠
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We want to hear about your time back on campus! 💬 Share your successes, struggles, and surprises with us in the comments! Everyone is going through something and you never know who may be going through the same success or struggle as you! 🙌🏼 ⁠

⤵️ Comment below! ⤵️⁠

#villavikings #smallcollege #collegecommunity #buffalolife #buffalove #buffalostudent #collegenetwork #networking
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🎤 IT IS BACK! 🎤 Get those vocal cords ready because karaoke is BACK tomorrow (1/27) at 11:15 AM in the dining hall! This is the perfect midday break you need after a morning of classes. 🎶 Grab some friends and get ready for some entertainment you won't want to miss! ⁠
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#wnycollege #villavikings #villamaria #smallcollege #collegecommunity #karaokelife #buffalokaraoke

🎤 IT IS BACK! 🎤 Get those vocal cords ready because karaoke is BACK tomorrow (1/27) at 11:15 AM in the dining hall! This is the perfect midday break you need after a morning of classes. 🎶 Grab some friends and get ready for some entertainment you won't want to miss! ⁠

#wnycollege #villavikings #villamaria #smallcollege #collegecommunity #karaokelife #buffalokaraoke
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College isn't easy for everyone - and that's okay! 📓 Learning new skills and increasing your knowledge base can be challenging and that is why the Student Success Center is available! 💯 From tutoring and mentoring to academic coaching and assisted learning labs, the support is there for you!⁠
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#villavikings #villamaria #smallcollege #collegesupport #supportservices #wnycollege #collegebound #buffalove

College isn't easy for everyone - and that's okay! 📓 Learning new skills and increasing your knowledge base can be challenging and that is why the Student Success Center is available! 💯 From tutoring and mentoring to academic coaching and assisted learning labs, the support is there for you!⁠

#villavikings #villamaria #smallcollege #collegesupport #supportservices #wnycollege #collegebound #buffalove
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✨ Join the #VillaVikings community tomorrow (1/21) from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM for our 'Pop In, Pop Out' event! 🍿 Let's end Welcome Week with fresh popcorn, a variety of toppings, and friends at the dining hall! ⁠
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#villamaria #smallcollege #wnycollege #buffalolife #buffalove #collegebound #studentlife

✨ Join the #VillaVikings community tomorrow (1/21) from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM for our 'Pop In, Pop Out' event! 🍿 Let's end Welcome Week with fresh popcorn, a variety of toppings, and friends at the dining hall! ⁠

#villamaria #smallcollege #wnycollege #buffalolife #buffalove #collegebound #studentlife
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Classes are back and friendships are being rekindled! 🎒 How does it feel to be back on campus and back in classes? Exciting? Anxiety-ridden? Bittersweet?  Your emotions are valid and the #VillaVikings family is here to support you in every way we can. 🤗⁠
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#villamariacollege #smallcollege #buffalolife #buffalove  #collegebound #collegecommunity #buffalocommunity

Classes are back and friendships are being rekindled! 🎒 How does it feel to be back on campus and back in classes? Exciting? Anxiety-ridden? Bittersweet? Your emotions are valid and the #VillaVikings family is here to support you in every way we can. 🤗⁠

#villamariacollege #smallcollege #buffalolife #buffalove #collegebound #collegecommunity #buffalocommunity
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You can go your own way with a liberal arts degree! 💯 If you’re interested in learning a little about a lot of things, this program gives you the freedom to build a strong foundation as you explore your interests in electives of your choosing. ⁠⭐⁠
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#villavikings #villamaria #liberalartsdegree #buffalolife #buffalostudent #collegebound

You can go your own way with a liberal arts degree! 💯 If you’re interested in learning a little about a lot of things, this program gives you the freedom to build a strong foundation as you explore your interests in electives of your choosing. ⁠⭐⁠

#villavikings #villamaria #liberalartsdegree #buffalolife #buffalostudent #collegebound
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The new semester is almost back in session! 🙌🏽 The #VillaMaria community has a lot of exciting activities in the works for 2022. ✨ We cannot wait to feel more positive energy flowing and see get our #Vikings family back on campus!⁠
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#villamariacollege #villavikings #buffalolife #smallcollege #wnycollege #buffalocommunity

The new semester is almost back in session! 🙌🏽 The #VillaMaria community has a lot of exciting activities in the works for 2022. ✨ We cannot wait to feel more positive energy flowing and see get our #Vikings family back on campus!⁠

#villamariacollege #villavikings #buffalolife #smallcollege #wnycollege #buffalocommunity
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We celebrated the ribbon-cutting ceremony for our new Honors and Veterans Lounge Rooms in the music wing! ✂️⭐ We are so excited to add these lounges to the #VillaVikings community!⁠
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#villamaria #villastrong #smallcollege #wnycollege #buffalolife #buffalove #buffalocommunity

We celebrated the ribbon-cutting ceremony for our new Honors and Veterans Lounge Rooms in the music wing! ✂️⭐ We are so excited to add these lounges to the #VillaVikings community!⁠

#villamaria #villastrong #smallcollege #wnycollege #buffalolife #buffalove #buffalocommunity
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💻 Discover what it takes to design, develop and deploy apps from framework to finished - and do it with a support network of students and faculty! ⌨️ As you grow as a developer, you'll transition into more advanced classes like web design, programming, database systems, and distributed computing! ⁠
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➡️ Learn more about our #SoftwareDevelopment program by clicking the link in our bio! ⁠
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#villamariacollege #villavikings #buffalolife #collegebound #wnycollege #smallcollege #softwarestudent

💻 Discover what it takes to design, develop and deploy apps from framework to finished - and do it with a support network of students and faculty! ⌨️ As you grow as a developer, you'll transition into more advanced classes like web design, programming, database systems, and distributed computing! ⁠

➡️ Learn more about our #SoftwareDevelopment program by clicking the link in our bio! ⁠

#villamariacollege #villavikings #buffalolife #collegebound #wnycollege #smallcollege #softwarestudent
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If your passion for music and business are inseparably intertwined, Villa’s Music Industry program can help you forge your path. 🎶 At Villa, you won’t be limited by traditional paths of study. Pop, jazz, hip-hop, rap: Here, all genres are welcome. 🙌🏽⁠
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🔗 Click the link in our bio to learn more about our #MusicIndustry program! ⁠
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#villamariacollege #villavikings #musicstudent #musicmajor #musician #buffalomusic #buffalolife

If your passion for music and business are inseparably intertwined, Villa’s Music Industry program can help you forge your path. 🎶 At Villa, you won’t be limited by traditional paths of study. Pop, jazz, hip-hop, rap: Here, all genres are welcome. 🙌🏽⁠

🔗 Click the link in our bio to learn more about our #MusicIndustry program! ⁠

#villamariacollege #villavikings #musicstudent #musicmajor #musician #buffalomusic #buffalolife
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Wednesday, January 19th is "Fan Appreciation Day⁠" at Villa! ✨ Enjoy an evening of exciting basketball as the⁠
men’s and women’s teams face off against Bryant⁠
and Stratton of Rochester! 🏀 The women’s game starts⁠
at 3:30 pm with the men’s tip-off at 5:30 pm. Don't forget to wear⁠ your Villa apparel to show your Villa spirit!⁠
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#villavikings #villamaria #wnycollege #smallcollege #buffalolife #campuslife #buffalove #collegebound

Wednesday, January 19th is "Fan Appreciation Day⁠" at Villa! ✨ Enjoy an evening of exciting basketball as the⁠
men’s and women’s teams face off against Bryant⁠
and Stratton of Rochester! 🏀 The women’s game starts⁠
at 3:30 pm with the men’s tip-off at 5:30 pm. Don't forget to wear⁠ your Villa apparel to show your Villa spirit!⁠

#villavikings #villamaria #wnycollege #smallcollege #buffalolife #campuslife #buffalove #collegebound
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Want to get involved in the Villa community? There are so many options! 🙌🏼 From government and academic to social and wellness, there’s a club for pretty much anyone and everyone. Wherever your interests lie, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to forge friendships, enjoy new experiences, and make a home for yourself here. ✨⁠
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#villamariacollege #buffalocommunity #buffalolife #wnycollege #villacampus #smallcampus

Want to get involved in the Villa community? There are so many options! 🙌🏼 From government and academic to social and wellness, there’s a club for pretty much anyone and everyone. Wherever your interests lie, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to forge friendships, enjoy new experiences, and make a home for yourself here. ✨⁠

#villamariacollege #buffalocommunity #buffalolife #wnycollege #villacampus #smallcampus
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Are you still not sure exactly which program you want to focus on? Are you not even sure what you want to do for a future career? 🤷🏽‍♀️ That is 100% okay because there are people to help you at #Villa! You’re a real student with individual needs and concerns. Our team gets that. 💯⁠
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🔗 Click our bio to learn more about admissions and financial aid supports!⁠
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#villamariacollege #villavikings #collegebound #collegestudent #buffalolife #wnycollege

Are you still not sure exactly which program you want to focus on? Are you not even sure what you want to do for a future career? 🤷🏽‍♀️ That is 100% okay because there are people to help you at #Villa! You’re a real student with individual needs and concerns. Our team gets that. 💯⁠

🔗 Click our bio to learn more about admissions and financial aid supports!⁠

#villamariacollege #villavikings #collegebound #collegestudent #buffalolife #wnycollege
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How are you spending your time away? 🤔 Have you relaxed and completely cleared your mind of your studies? Or are you someone who has continuously kept up with growing your craft? 📚 Whether you have to separate yourself from school for a bit or you need to keep your mind busy, we hope you're spending break the way YOU want to!⁠
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#villamariacollege #villavikings #winterbreak #holidaybreak #collegebound #wnycollege #buffalove

How are you spending your time away? 🤔 Have you relaxed and completely cleared your mind of your studies? Or are you someone who has continuously kept up with growing your craft? 📚 Whether you have to separate yourself from school for a bit or you need to keep your mind busy, we hope you're spending break the way YOU want to!⁠

#villamariacollege #villavikings #winterbreak #holidaybreak #collegebound #wnycollege #buffalove
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The #VillaMaria community hopes you have a wonderful holiday break with loved ones! ❄️ Take this time to rest your brain and refresh your body. We look forward to seeing you back in January! 🙌🏽⁠
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#villavikings #holidaybreak #smallcollege #collegebound #buffalolife #buffalove

The #VillaMaria community hopes you have a wonderful holiday break with loved ones! ❄️ Take this time to rest your brain and refresh your body. We look forward to seeing you back in January! 🙌🏽⁠

#villavikings #holidaybreak #smallcollege #collegebound #buffalolife #buffalove
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🌟 This week's Student Spotlight features Natalie Barnhard, '02!⁠ 🌟⁠
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🟢 Natalie Barnhard is a 2002 graduate of Villa’s PTA Program and the president/founder of Motion Project Foundation. She recently hosted a group of Villa Maria's PTA and OTA students in her facility for a tour and a demonstration of the Center's specialized equipment.⁠
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👉🏽 Learn more: https://bit.ly/3IbEYsI⁠
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#villamariacollege ⁠ #studentspotlight #wnycollege #pta #ota #buffalolife #villavikings

🌟 This week's Student Spotlight features Natalie Barnhard, '02!⁠ 🌟⁠

🟢 Natalie Barnhard is a 2002 graduate of Villa’s PTA Program and the president/founder of Motion Project Foundation. She recently hosted a group of Villa Maria's PTA and OTA students in her facility for a tour and a demonstration of the Center's specialized equipment.⁠

👉🏽 Learn more: https://bit.ly/3IbEYsI⁠

#villamariacollege ⁠ #studentspotlight #wnycollege #pta #ota #buffalolife #villavikings
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If you’ve set your sights on telling stories on screen, you’ve come to the right place! 🎥 Through coursework and internships, you’ll put together an impressive portfolio to share with potential employers by the time you graduate.⁠
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➡️ Does this sound like the perfect program for you? Click the link in the bio to learn more! ⁠
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#villavikings #villamariacollege #filmmaking #filmmaker #digitalfilmmaking #creator #wnycollege

If you’ve set your sights on telling stories on screen, you’ve come to the right place! 🎥 Through coursework and internships, you’ll put together an impressive portfolio to share with potential employers by the time you graduate.⁠

➡️ Does this sound like the perfect program for you? Click the link in the bio to learn more! ⁠

#villavikings #villamariacollege #filmmaking #filmmaker #digitalfilmmaking #creator #wnycollege
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