Cameron Ellsberry '12

June 10, 2015

Major: Mathematics and Mass CommunicationCameron Ellsberry '12


Current Residence: Charlotte, NC

What are you doing now?

I’m a production assistant with ESPN. I work on the preparation for live college games (football, basketball, baseball, softball, and lacrosse). I support the games with research, video edits, and other needed game elements. 

Why did you choose SJC?

I liked the small school, which helped me stay focused, and the SJC football coaching staff (Coach Murphy and Coach Esposito).

Cameron Ellsberry '12As a student, what was your experience like at SJC?

Most of my teachers were very helpful, even the ones not in my major, such as Linda McFarland. 

What experiences did you appreciate most in the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Communication?

I got to do a lot of hands-on activities, which prepared me for the working world. 

How were the faculty members in the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Communication helpful to you?

My Math teachers were very helpful during school, offering countless one-on-one study sessions. I’m very thankful to the Department of Mathematics.

How did the Core Program prepare you for employment?Cameron Ellsberry '12

[Core] gave me a world view and not just a national view and perspective.

What advice would you give to a prospective student looking to major in Mathematics or Mass Communication (Digital Media and Journalism) at SJC?

Explore internships as soon as you can in Mass Communication. In Math, don't fall behind and take advantage of the professors as a resource. They will always help you!

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