The St. Marys University Forum Breakfast With Key Speaker Dennis E. Noll

The St. Mary’s University Business school has a Breakfast with the business community of San Antonio and different parts of the country who come to promote entrepreneurship in the young community. The key speaker for this breakfast was Dennis E. Noll, the CEO of the San Antonio Area Foundation, and he spoke about how he was able to convince John Santikos to donate his theater chain to the foundation to help give back to the community in form of scholarships and grants.

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The JTV News On Air

I learned how one has to put a certain emotion when pronouncing something. It was interesting that when I recorded myself I thought I was talking fast, but when I went back to hear the recordings it seemed normal. I also had to time myself because I had to meet a certain time limit with what I had written, especially with the commercial because if I was getting paid to do this, I would have to be on time so that the message is heard and the customer does not have to pay for any mistakes on my part. I also learned that sometimes stories will have to get cut to adjust to the time limit.

Native Americans Gather for St. Mary’s University Annual Pow Wow

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I tweeted the St. Mary’s University Annual Pow Wow that took place in the Pecan Grove on Saturday 11th of 2017. Native Americans from all around Texas and other States came to emerge themselves in the culture as well as teach others about it. The sponsor of this event was The Native American Students’ Association from St. Mary’s University. This Pow Wow was created to spread cultural awareness of the Native American community.

Taste of St. MU: Rich and Delicious 14 Karat Cake

Fernando Tapia gives a demonstration about how to make his teachers famous Carrot cake for this series of Taste of St. MU. He also includes a bonus demonstration over how to make the cream cheese icing. They came out great by the way.

14 Karat Cake

  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 ½ Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2Teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 1 ½ Cups of Oil
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 Cups Finely Grated Carrots
  • 1(8oz) Can crushed pineapples, drained
  • 1 Cup Coconut
  • 1 Cup Nuts, Walnuts or Pecans

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees Farenheit. Grease 3-9 Inch Pan.

In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, sal and cinnamon.

Add sugar, oil, eggs and mix well. Stir in carrots, pineapple, nut and coconut and mix well.

Divide the batter evenly between prepared pans.

Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool in pans 10 minutes before inverting it onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Frosting

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar

Cream together butter, cream cheese and vanilla until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until light and fluffy. (make sure butter and cream cheese are smooth before adding powdered sugar

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Brother Bob O’Connor informs a classroom of the rare Heritage Edition St. John Bible in St. Mary’s University.

Father Richard Samour prepares to bless the pets in the community of St. Clare’s Catholic Church.

Polvorita the clown stares back at St. Clare’s Catholic Church after having accompanied them on their pet blessings day.

Cowboy Schnauzer waits to see who won the St. Clare Catholic Church’s dog costume contest and smiles with confidence.

Jose Talamantes a Photoshop artist poses to conceptualize what he will edit in his next masterpiece.

An Aspiring Scholar Learning to Grow

As I begin the semester, I am ready to meet the expectations from my professors and their classes.

I’m excited to learn how to edit audio in Final Cut Pro and expand my knowledge of film production and photo editing. I have a lot to do this semester so the best way to prevent any miss communication and late assignments is to improve my organizations skills using my phone’s calendar to notify me of upcoming events, maintain good relationships with my professors and work with my classmates and counselors to keep me on track of my goals.

My intended career focuses on interacting with people and the best way to communicate with large audiences is through media. Therefore, it is important for me to learn how to interview, record film and audio, and edit a picture effectively so I can better present myself and others online. I am thankful to have Brother Dennis as a professor who is excited to teach me multi media skills and family who have supported me to this point.