SJMC journalism instructor Rick Tapscott died on Sunday, Dec. 1, of complications of a fast-growing cancer. Tapscott taught news reporting and writing classes at Drake since 2007 after retiring from a distinguished newspaper career that included jobs at the Washington Post, the Des Moines Register and the Wilmington, Del., News Journal. The same qualities that […]
Advertising students participate in three visits to ad agencies in the curriculum of the Account Management course, JMC 129. In addition to Saturday Manufacturing, students also met agency personnel at Meyocks Group and Flynn-Wright this semester. According to Dorothy Pisarski, Associate Professor, these visits allow students to hear professionals describe their work, client relationships, management […]
The Central Iowa Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America presented two of Drake’s assistant professors of public relations with 2013 Awards of Excellence, the highest individual honors bestowed by the organization. Kelly Bruhn, Ph.D., APR, was named Outstanding Chapter Member, and David Remund, Ph.D., APR, was named Outstanding PR Professional.
The work of Drake SJMC students continues to impress on the national level. Drake brought home several awards at the National College Media Convention in New Orleans this weekend. DrakeMagazine.com won the College Media Association’s Pinnacle Award for Best Web Presence. Think magazine won for Best Mobile App in the College Media Association Awards. Drake […]
JMC Days will take place Oct. 21-25. All week long Treats in the Meredith breezeway! Lunch with SJMC Mentors: First year SJMC majors are invited to have lunch with members of the SJMC Advisory Council. Sign up through JMC30 and David Wright. Guest speakers in classes: All students are invited to sit in on other […]
SJMC Professors Chris Snider and Lori Blachford discuss why the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication bought a drone. The drone was purchased by the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies. Video by SJMC students Annelise Tarnowski and Cameron Johnson.
Indianola, Iowa – Several journalism students rubbed elbows Sunday with state and national politicians and with members of the national press corps. The occasion was the 36th annual steak fry hosted by Sen. Tom Harkin, and this year’s keynote speaker was Vice President Joe Biden. Also speaking was San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, who delivered […]
Professor Chris Snider will host a DSLR photography workshop at Meredith Hall on Drake University's campus on Sept 28. The workshop is sponsored by the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies at Drake University.
Students in Chris Snider’s Web Page Design class created portfolio website using the WordPress content management system this semester. Here are some examples of their work:
The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations has named assistant professor Dave Remund, Ph.D., APR, one of its Educator Fellows for 2013. This selective program brings together scholars and practitioners for two weeks each summer, to help bridge the gap between public relations practice and education. Remund will spend his fellowship in Birmingham, Ala., […]
Copyright © 2011 - Drake University - All rights reserved.