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23 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 23, 2015

Studying Abroad Twenty-three SJMC students are studying abroad this semester, in New Zealand, Australia, Italy, Austria, London, Peru, Russia, Costa Rica, Spain, Ireland. Mari Moroz (below) is in Rome, where her walk to school takes her past ancient Roman ruins. Read her blog. Good news Austin Cannon, a news-Internet junior, landed a highly competitive internship through […]

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22 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

Drake students win advertising awards

Two pairs of Drake University Advertising students were awarded Silver prizes at the American Advertising Awards show Saturday night in downtown Des Moines. Melanie Buck and April Tan won the Silver award in the Digital Advertising category for an iPad ad they developed for the Masters of Communication Leadership program. Hannah Erickson and Amanda Seiberlich were […]

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19 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

PBS Host Alexander Heffner To Visit Drake Next Week

It’s never too early to start speculating about the nation’s next political leaders. That’s what Alexander Heffner, host of PBS’s The Open Mind, plans to address during his campus visit to Drake University next week. His visit is part of the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies’s ongoing Visiting Professional Series. Heffner will deliver a […]

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16 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 16, 2015

We rock! Advertising students Melanie Buck and Amanda Seiberlich have been notified that they have won Addy awards in the local American Advertising Federation contest this month. They will find out during the awards ceremony Feb. 21 whether they have won gold or silver. Congratulations, Melanie and Amanda! Visiting Professionals Journalist and host of “The […]

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09 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 9, 2015

T-D wins seven first-place awards The Times-Delphic won 12 awards Thursday, including seven first-place nods, in the annual Iowa College Media Association contest. The awards recognized work published in 2013-14, under Editor-in-Chief Taylor Soule. The awards were handed out Thursday night at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Des Moines as part of the ICMA and […]

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06 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

Celebrate with Drake SJMC in Kansas City

Celebrate with Drake University professors and area alumni at a reception Saturday, February 28, in Kansas City. Connect with SJMC alumni and help us celebrate many accomplishments, including the promotion of SJMC Dean Kathleen Richardson, SJMC’s independent status on campus, the new Strategic Political Communication major, and the PR major’s CEPR accreditation – an honor […]

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06 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

Times-Delphic wins 12 awards

Feb. 6, 2015 – The Times-Delphic won 12 awards Thursday, including seven first-place nods, in the annual Iowa College Media Association contest. The awards recognized work published in 2013-14, under Editor-in-Chief Taylor Soule. The awards were handed out Thursday night at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Des Moines as part of the ICMA and Iowa […]

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02 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 2, 2015

Polish up your resume and get out your dress shoes! The Drake career fair 2015 is scheduled for Feb. 12 in Olmsted. More than 300 employers have signed up to participate — a full house! The 3-3:30 p.m. slot is reserved for seniors only, and 3:30-6 p.m. for all students. Wear professional attire and bring […]

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27 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 27, 2015

Welcome back to campus! We hope your break was both restful and fun. Some SJMC faculty and students have been busy this month with J Term activities: Professor Jill Van Wyke and politics Professor Rachel Paine Caufield collaborated on a J Term seminar in Washington, D.C., that explored the new Congress. Austin Cannon, a news-Internet […]

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SJMC Monday Memo | Dec. 8, 2014

End-of-the-semester reminder If you have any electronic equipment checked out, please remember to return it before you leave for winter break. Around Meredith Hall PR Planning students presented comprehensive public relations plans to attract incoming students to the Strategic Political Communication major. Bateman Team members have been conducing primary research in preparation for implementation of […]

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