Hollenback, David, 2018


Hollenback, David, 2018

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Dr. David Hollenback is one of the last remaining professors who was present during the student protests in the fall of 1988 at SUNY Cortland. He grew up in the state of Michigan and went from the University of Michigan to Syracuse University to finally taking a job at SUNY Cortland. For several years, Dr. Hollenback headed the communications department. For twenty years he served as faculty adviser of CSTV, and taught over fifteen different communications studies courses. These classes included communications history. He has also helped organize student-run films at SUNY Cortland. He retired in 2011 but came back in a semi-retired position to teach because he just wasn’t ready to leave the place he called home just yet.

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Mike Marsich is an undergraduate student at SUNY Cortland. He is a Senior who will be graduating in May 2019 with a degree in Communications and a minor in history. Partner, Moira Fayle, is also an undergraduate student at SUNY Cortland. She is a Junior who plans on graduating in May 2020 with a degree in Inclusive Childhood Education and a minor is Social Sciences. She was not present for this interview.


Interview was conducted by Mike Marsich and Moira Fayle on October 10, 2018.


David Hollenback, Oral Histories, SUNY Cortland

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These oral histories express the personal views, memories, and opinions of the interviewee. They do not represent the policy, views, or official history of SUNY Cortland.

Hollenback, David, 2018