Norm Prusslin

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Arts, Culture and Humanities
Faculty Director, Media Arts LLC


The Living Learning Centers for Media Arts and Interdisciplinary Arts are housed in the Undergraduate College of Arts, Cultures, and Humanities. Norm Prusslin is the the Director of these Lving Learning Center as well as thes Director of the Media Minor (Theatre Arts Department), and Student Media Advisor (Dean of Students Area). A member of the SBU professional staff since 1973, Prusslin has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Department since 1982. He is responsible for teaching THR 117/ Media Analysis and Culture, THR 277/The Media Industry, THR 298/Student Media Leadership and other Media Minor elective offerings. He coordinates Media Minor project courses and internship assignments.

Prusslin serves as President of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System, the nation's oldest and largest school/college radio station educational/non-profit membership organization. He is a member of the Press Club of Long Island/Society of Professional Journalists Board of Directors. Prusslin is an active member of the Broadcast Education Association, College Media Advisers, Radio-TV News Directors Association and Public Relations Society of Long Island. He currently serves as a member the Five Towns College/Dix Hills Career Advisory Board.

Prusslin received a B.A. from Stony Brook University/SUNY (1973) and attended the Queens College/CUNY Graduate Program in Communications (1974-1976). Norm Prusslin's professional activities include serving as co-founder/media editor-writer of The New Manhattan Review/Collage Inc, NYC bi-weekly newspaper (1976-1988), co-founder/president of CRI Records Inc. (1977-1983) and co-founder/president of JAMEDIA Inc., a public relations agency (1984-1989).