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St. Thomas University to Host Hispanic Communications Discussion in April

Posted by Elena del Valle on March 10, 2006

STU Hispanic Communication 

Photos: St.Thomas University

The St. Thomas University Masters in Communication Arts program will hold a debate on the future of Hispanic Communications April 8, 2006 to discuss “Hispanic Communications: Nuevos Horizontes.” Panelists will analyze: Alternative venues for Hispanic journalism and public debate, new perspectives on Hispanic marketing and professional opportunities in Hispanic media.

The event is free and open to the public. It will take place from 9 am to 1.30 pm at the St. Thomas University Bobcat Hall of  Fame, located at 16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054. Continental breakfast will be served.

Aida Levitan

Aida Levitan, president and CEO,Levitan & Palencia

“Each panel will consist of one academic, one graduate student of our Masters in Communications (students) and two professionals working in the field, including Dr. Aida Levitan who will be participating as keynote speaker,” said Gloria Ruiz, chair of the Communication Arts Department. “Our last year conference was a great success with about 100 people in attendance with professional and student backgrounds.”  

Cesar Pizarro

César A. Pizarro, business manager, El Nuevo Herald

During the discussion, each panelist will speak for 10 minutes prior to a question and answer session. Panelists will include Aida Levitan, president and CEO,Levitan & Palencia; Armando Limansky from Telemundo; César A. Pizarro, business manager, El Nuevo Herald; Gloria Ruiz; Mario Beguiristain, professor, MA Communication Arts Hispanic Media St. Thomas University; Nancy García Amor, masters student; Pam Silva, Univision and St. Thomas University masters in Communication Arts student; Richard Pineda, professor, University of Texas; and Sandra Benedet, professor, Spanish Literature, Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois. For additional information, contact Gloria Ruiz (305) 628-6581,, or Paula L. Carreiro (786) 587-0520, or visit STUHispanicMediaSeminar