Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication educates strategic, global thinkers with diverse media and communication skills and a solid ethical underpinning who are prepared to respond to a rapidly changing media culture. The SJMC provides professional experience in a media-rich environment and professional mentors for life.
PR students present to community clients Kelly Leatherman presents her team’s plan to (from left) Mary Van Heukelom, Dr. Richard Deming and Brad Anderson from Above + Beyond Cancer. Students in multiple public relations classes presented course projects to community clients last week. Students in Professor Matt Thornton’s PR Planning and Management class presented publicity […]
SJMC faculty participate in presidential inauguration In their academic regalia (from left): Carlyn Crowe, Catherine Staub, Kelly Bruhn, Kathleen Richardson, Grace Provenzano, Dorothy Pisarski and Matthew Thornton. SJMC faculty were well represented at the installation of “Marty” Martin as president of Drake University last Friday. In addition to faculty and staff who were in the […]
Urban Plains 2015 wins regional SPJ awards The debut edition of the multimedia senior capstone website Urban Plains won three awards at the regional Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence awards: best online student publication, best use of multimedia and best online in-depth reporting. The winners advance to the national contest. Graves wins global […]
The ideal Meredith Hall: More outlets, study spaces, coffee and . . . puppies The students have spoken. We put white boards up around the building and asked, “What would YOU like to see in a remodeled Meredith Hall?” The responses are below. Next step: We’ll be holding a few focus groups of students to get more […]
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