Four Drake SJMC advertising students have won individual awards in the Des Moines chapter of the American Advertising Awards competition. Details of the awards will be announced at the AAF banquet on Feb. 25. The student winners are Kelsea Graham, Jeff Hersheway, Brooke Vaske and Bailey Zander.
Urban Plains wins Broadcast Education Association multimedia award The spring and fall 2016 editions of Urban Plains — the website created by news, magazine and digital media production seniors — has captured first place in the large group category of the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts Interactive Multimedia competition. It is the second year […]
Scholarship and award forms available Application forms for 2017-2018 scholarships are available on the table outside of Mer. 119. We are especially encouraging journalism students to submit examples of their broadcast or published stories for the Professor Richard Tapscott Reporting Award. This cash award, in honor of the beloved late SJMC professor, recognizes work that […]
Welcome to spring semester 2017! We’re ready to hit the ground running with a great semester. The Public Relations seniors have been working all year with their capstone client, the Young Women’s Resource Center, a local nonprofit that supports young women and girls. The Advertising seniors have also begun their capstone campaign for the National […]
Follow Drake in DC Drake students travel around the country and around the world during January Term. Follow one group studying in Washington, D.C., for the presidential inauguration, led by SJMC professor Jill Van Wyke and politics professor Rachel Caufield. Above, the group meets with Iowa Congressman David Young, a Drake alum. Project Vote Smart […]
SJMC students win national writing awards Two SJMC students finished in the top 10 in the recent Hearst contest feature-writing competition. May graduate Cole Norum finished second and senior Molly Longman finished 10th. There were 140 entries submitted to the contest from 74 JMC programs nationwide. The only other institution that had two top-10 winners was […]
Good luck on finals and have a great and restful winter break! — The Drake SJMC faculty and staff 2017 Upper Midwest Emmy Scholarship available The Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter offers scholarships to college students who have completed at least two years of school and are majoring in electronic media. The grants will be used for […]
Drake SJMC partners with global Google News Lab Google has announced an initiative that partners the tech giant with journalism programs around the world — and Drake SJMC is part of the initial cohort of 48 institutions. The Google News Lab University network aims to “provide journalism educators with the same level of training and support that we’ve […]
Sign up for SJMC networking bus trip to Minneapolis The SJMC’s annual student bus trip will visit Minneapolis for agency visits and networking on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3. The schedule tentatively includes stops at Target, the Olson and Space 150 agencies, along with alumni networking and a gathering with prospective students, professional […]
Public opinion researcher J. Ann Selzer and political expert David Yepsen will discuss the fallout of the 2016 presidential campaign in a wide-ranging discussion at Drake University on Tuesday, Nov. 29. “The Press, the Polls and the Presidential Campaign 2016: Where Do We Go From Here?” will begin at 7 p.m. in the Cowles Library […]
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