Stop by Mer. 119 and say hello to Mallory Quinn! Mallory Quinn, who has been hired to replace Carla McCrea as the SJMC dean’s assistant, comes to us from Iowa State University, where she was an academic adviser in the college of engineering. Mallory is already familiar with Drake, however, because she is working on her master’s […]
Stop by Mer. 119 and sign Carla’s retirement card SJMC dean’s assistant Carla McCrea is retiring on Wednesday after 28 years at Drake. Stop by her office, Mer. 119, to say goodbye and sign her retirement card. SJMC students win Iowa college media awards SJMC students won 25 awards last week in the Iowa College Media […]
Welcome to Caucus Day 2016! SJMC students are getting a front row seat to the political action by helping out with media and campaigns all over town — and being the first in line at 4 a.m. this morning to be in the “studio audience” for NPR’s “Morning Edition” at Smokey Row coffee house east of campus (above). […]
The official Caucus Media Center at the Capital Square downtown opened at 8 a.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 28) and needs volunteers through next Monday to help with credentialing, running errands, helping the media, etc. Unpaid, but free meals and great experience to be at the eye of the political storm. Details: Help needed — today through Monday 7 […]
Guess who is showing up on local TV Students aren’t the only ones keeping busy during January Term. Professor Grace Provenzano, who has extensive experience as a broadcast journalist, has been doing some reporting for KCCI-TV in Des Moines. Invitation to free film festival Define American, a national organization dedicated to promoting discussion of immigration […]
Dean’s assistant Carla McCrea is retiring on Feb. 10 after 28 years at Drake! Faculty, staff, students and alums are invited to a farewell reception on Friday, Feb. 5, 3-4:30 p.m., in the north lobby of Meredith Hall.
J Term classes brighten winter days in Meredith Hall Students participating in SJMC-taught January Term classes are creating a buzz around Meredith Hall and around the state this month: Professor Lee Jolliffe’s visual communication class is making fun use of the TV studio green screen and non-SJMC majors in Professor Kelly Bruhn’s PR principles students […]
T-D editor, student reporting featured on Iowa Public Radio Times-Delphic editor-in-chief Tim Webber and Rachel Paine Caufield, associate professor of politics and associate director of citizen engagement at the Harkin Center, were featured on a recent edition of the Iowa Public Radio talk show River to River. Webber and Caufield discussed the issues important to millennial voters […]
Drake grad places third in national writing contest Kayli Kunkel, a May magazine and graphic design graduate, has received third place in the 56th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. A record 159 feature writing entries were received in the competition from 83 schools from across the nation. Kayli’s competition in the contest included entries […]
SJMC master’s program hosting social The Drake Master of Communication Leadership program is hosting a networking event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, at Jethro’s on Forest Avenue west of Drake. All MCL students, alumni and faculty are invited, along with anyone interested in finding out more about the program. Iowa Supreme Court […]
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