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13 May Posted by in About Drake SJMC | Comments Off on Student websites from Web Page Design class spring 2017

Student websites from Web Page Design class spring 2017

Students in Professor Chris Snider’s web page design class learn to create sites using HTML and CSS. Then they create websites (usually personal portfolios) using an installation of the WordPress content management system. Learning WordPress is an important part of the class. Currently 27 percent of the web is powered by WordPress. That means students […]

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01 May Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | May 1

SJMC Monday Memo | May 1

The back lobby of Meredith Hall was filled with alumni and current and retired faculty this weekend for the annual SJMC alumni reception. See more photos on Facebook.  It’s official: Drake SJMC is reaccredited! The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications last week took its final vote and unanimously decided that Drake […]

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27 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 28, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 28, 2017

Advertising students win AAF awards SJMC students Jeff Hersheway, Kelsea Graham, Bailey Zander and Brooke Vaske celebrate their awards. Five Drake advertising students won awards, including Student Best of Show, at the Des Moines American Advertising Federation awards dinner on Saturday night, Feb. 25. Student AAA Winners: Kelsea Graham – one silver and one gold Jeffrey Hersheway […]

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09 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

Drake SJMC students win national multimedia award

The spring and fall 2016 editions of Urban Plains — the website created by Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication 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. “I think we sometimes fail […]

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19 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | 2 comments

Spring 2017 workshops: Social media strategy, Premiere Pro and 360 video

Professor Chris Snider will offer three workshops this spring sponsored by the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies at Drake University. The workshops will be on social media strategy, smartphone video combined with Premiere Pro and 360-degree photography and video. Snider has been teaching both classes and workshops at Drake since 2010. He has helped […]

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10 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

Web Design Portfolios – Fall 2016

Professor Chris Snider’s J105 Web Design Class teaches students to code using HTML and CSS and to create a successful website using the WordPress content management system. More than 25 percent of sites on the web are powered by WordPress, so we feel this gives students an advantage no matter what their major. The odds […]

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09 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on Media Now Summer Camp

Media Now Summer Camp

Our 2017 Media Now summer camp offers intense training for high school students ready to take their media skills to the next level. This year’s camp will take place July 9-12 on our beautiful campus at Drake University in Des Moines. We will offer seven classes, all taught by highly talented instructors who care deeply […]

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21 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 21, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 21, 2016

Stand out from the crowd: Tips from the pros A professional panel will present today (Monday, Nov. 21) at 6 p.m. in Mer. 106 on what it takes to get an internship or job, and how to assemble a winning portfolio. Panelists include: Claire Celsi, Communications Consultant/Public Relations Princess Josh Fisher, Iowa Wild Dustin Kass, Local […]

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14 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 14, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 14, 2016

Annual JMC Days are here! JMC Days, the annual celebration of all things JMC, will be held this week, Nov. 14-18. There will be treats all week in the Meredith back lobby and events including… Professional Headshots will be held Monday from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP to JMC Days on Facebook and […]

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10 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on 2016 JMC Days are Nov. 14-18

2016 JMC Days are Nov. 14-18

JMC Days, the annual celebration of all things JMC, will be held Nov. 14-18. There will be treats all week in the Meredith back lobby and events including… Professional Headshots will be held Monday from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP to JMC Days on Facebook and help spread the word. Monday, Nov. […]

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