AIC Yellow Jacket

2015-2016 Staff

Mary Ellen Lowney

I am Assistant Professor and Chair of the Communication Department at American International College. Prior to this, I was a long-time reporter at The Springfield Republican newspaper. I specialize in journalism, especially new...

Robby Ollari

Hi, I'm Robby Ollari and I'm the Editor-in-Chief of the Yellow Jacket. I'm a senior Communication major and Sports & Recreation Management minor from Enfield, Conn. This is my third year as YJ Editor, and every second of it...

Jessica Callahan

My name is Jessica Callahan and I am a senior here at AIC. I am from Enfield, Connecticut and have interests in communications and economics. I spend a lot of my time at school, or at one of my two jobs. When I am not at sch...

Angie Gheen

I am a senior in the Physical Therapy Program, with interests in Psychology and Journalism. I am from Wilbraham, MA and love to keep myself busy. I work at Krazy Jake's almost all weekends, but I love spending my free time with...

Devonte' Dillion

My name is Devonte' Dillion, from Windsor, CT. Majoring in Communications, plan on someday working for ESPN either broadcasting or filming. I enjoy playing football and making people laugh.

Chelsea Lombardo

I am a sophomore Communications Major with interests in film production and photography. I am from Bay Shore, NY. I work in the Athletics’ Communication Department and I am a goalkeeper for the AIC Field Hockey team. I love...

Kyle Kazukynas

Kyle Kazukynas is a senior at AIC who has an eye for art and commentary. He is the Staff Artist for the Yellow Jacket.

Dahlia Cruz

Dahlia Cruz is a senior at AIC, majoring in Communications. Unsure of what career path she will take, she plans on continuing to graduate school. Dahlia works with youth and young adults at the Center for Human Development. She...

Ketirah Felder-Hogan

Hi! My name is Ketirah Felder-Hogan. I am from Bronx, New York. I am currently a junior here at AIC. I love to read and write my own stories!

Allison Gavin

I am a senior majoring in Communications with a minor in Marketing. I am from Bristol, CT. Along with journalism, I have an interest with advertising and event planning. I am the President of the AIC Lions Club chapter. I am...

Brian Maurer

Hello! My name is Brian Maurer. I am currently a junior at AIC. I am from New York City, and I'm majoring in Communications. I'm so excited to be a part of the Yellow Jacket Newspaper team. One of my biggest interests is writing,...

Heather Brouillard

I am a senior communication major and history minor. I am interested in journalism and video production. I currently work two part time jobs but once I graduate I am hoping to work for a non-profit organization. I love to travel...

Leon Nguyen

Leon Nguyen is a senior at AIC, majoring in New Media. He is staff photographer for the Yellow Jacket.

Yezenia Rodriguez

I am a senior, majoring in Communications and minoring in Sociology. I'm interested in journalism, public relations and social issues around the nation and the world.  I work for the City of Springfield. I enjoy international music an...

Roxana Wenger

I am Roxana Wenger, a freshman at AIC, majoring in Communications. I am an international student from Switzerland. I love to play Volleyball which is why I play as a setter for the Volleyball team. I like listening to music and...

Anastasia Edwards

I am a sophomore into the occupational therapist program. My interests are in journalism are broadcasting. I had to take this class as an elective and I must say I love it. I am from Jamaica but I live in Springfield, Massachusetts....

Chrystal Holland

Hello, my name is Chrystal Holland. I am a communications major at American International College, and I am currently a senior. My interests are writing stories about social issues such as bullying, breast cancer awareness, and...

Amber Girouard

My name is Amber Girouard I am currently a junior in the physical therapy program. I spend most of my time at school or at work. I work as a short order cook at the Silverspoon Restaurant in Easthampton. In my spare time I enjoy...

Bradley Gardini

I am a senior here at American International College from Bedford, Mass. I am a major in both Communications and Theater Arts. I have a passion for the Arts as well as technology which tend to be what I cover for stories for...

Monique Owens

I am Monique Owens a junior General Business major. I have an interest in Human Resources specifically that drives my entrepreneur goals. I am from Springfield, Ma born and raised. I work as a server and a cashier. It may sound...

Sal Harold

My name is Sal Harold. I am a Communications Major from Los Angeles, CA. My interests include music, football (how bout dem cowboys!), good movies, and wrestling.

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