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24 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 24, 2016

Three Pacemakers for Drake media Drake University student publications won three Pacemaker awards Saturday at the Associated Collegiate Press conference. Drake Magazine won a magazine Pacemaker; and Urban Plains won online Pacemakers. Only two other schools, University of Miami and University of Oregon, won three Pacemakers. The Pacemakers honor the very best of collegiate […]


19 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo on Wednesday | Oct. 19, 2016

Welcome back from Fall Break! Urban Plains launch party at Des Moines Social Club Urban Plains, the senior capstone class for the electronic media, news and magazine students, is hosting its launch party on Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Des Moines Social Club. There will be a photo booth, desserts and a cash bar. […]


10 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 10, 2016

Come meet with international journalists Drake is hosting nine guests from Latin America. They are journalists, citizen activists and professionals associated with NGOs who are in the United States, sponsored by the State Department. They are being brought to Drake by the Iowa International Center. They will be on campus Monday, Oct. 10, 2-3:15 p.m. in the […]


03 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 3, 2016

‘Meet the Pros’ at networking event The local chapter of the American Advertising Federation is sponsoring a professional networking event on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6:30-8 p.m. in Mer. 124B. Meet industry professionals who are working in the career you dream about: Client Services, Art/Design, Media, Public Relations and more. The AAF of Des Moines Meet the […]


26 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 26, 2016

More honors for JMC students The recognitions for SJMC students’ outstanding work keep rolling in. Susanna Hayward, a May magazine graduate, is a three-time finalist in the Associated Collegiate Press contest. She is recognized for cover design, infographic and magazine spread design for Drake Magazine. Cole Norum, a May news-Internet graduate, is also a finalist […]


19 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 19, 2016

Drake SJMC ranked in top 5% for highest paid JMC grads Drake SJMC received a “badge” from the college-search website for being in the “top 5 percent for highest paid” journalism and mass communication grads. The site ranked SJMC in the top 15 percent nationally for “best value.” U.S. News & World Report magazine […]


12 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 12, 2016

Student magazines are national contest finalists The Annual and Drake Magazine are two of the three national finalists for feature magazine of the year in the College Media Association Pinnacle contest. Both magazines are independently produced entirely by Drake University students. Earlier, the Pinnacle contest had announced the following individual finalists for Drake publications: Best […]


05 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 5, 2016

Student publications are finalists for top awards Drake student publications are once again finalists for some of the nation’s top collegiate journalism awards. Drake Magazine and Urban Plains, the senior capstone website, are two of the 30 finalists for Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker awards for online publications. The print edition of Drake Magazine was also […]


29 Aug Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Aug. 29, 2016

Student media to host activities fair Student media organizations will host an activities fair on Thursday, Sept. 1, 4-7 p.m. on Helmick Commons. Stop by to explore the many opportunities to get involved in student media, including campus publications and broadcast, PR, advertising and communications organizations. The BIG Dream Gathering comes to Drake Drake is hosting The […]


09 May Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | May 9, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | May 9, 2016

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 […]