Mr. Joe Sommo
Mr. Joe Sommo is a member of the Class of 2003 and is currently a team member in Molloy's Stanner Alumni Center. A graduate of Queens College with a BA in Media Studies, Mr. Sommo began his career working in television production. Mr. Sommo worked as a post-production crew member for a variety of notable reality TV shows including Biography on The BIO Network, Storm Chasers on the Discovery Channel and Swamp People on the History Channel. He has also contributed to the production of diverse reality and documentary programming airing on additional networks including CUNY TV, MTV, Investigation Discovery, HGTV, and The Learning Channel.
In August 2010, Mr. Sommo returned to Molloy to assume the role of Alumni Communications Director. In this role, Mr. Sommo is Editor-In-Chief of "The Beehive," Molloy's bi-weekly alumni e-newsletter serving thousands of alumni, family members and friends. The Beehive is one of the most important ways in which Molloy engages its alumni, promoting many exciting upcoming events, covering news from around the school, sharing alumni updates, and much more. In addition, Mr. Sommo's photography, writing, and graphic design skills are implemented not only in his work in The Beehive, but also Stanner Life Magazine. Molloy's annual alumni magazine publication, Stanner Life serves an alumni community of over 22,000 and covers a variety of stories from around Molloy and the Marist community at large. Mr. Sommo also interacts with alumni every day, serving their various needs and helping them to stay involved in the Molloy community.
in 2016, Mr. Sommo joined The Stanner newspaper as a co-moderator and presently remains in that role. He also began co-moderating the Photography Club in 2017.
Some of Mr. Sommo's personal interests include musical performance (guitar, piano, vocals), songwriting, music recording, and video editing.