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 […]
What we’re up to Students in J54, beginning reporting and writing, got to take their turn behind the anchor desk at KCCI-TV. Alum Amy Schmelzer hosted Carlyn Crowe’s class for the 6 p.m. newscast on Thursday, Nov. 20, where students were able to observe both the studio and control room during the broadcast. Pictured from […]
SJMC hits the road A good time was had by the hardy band of current students, faculty and alumni who braved the Polar Vortex to attend the kickoff of the SJMC Regional Road Show at the Des Moines Social Club downtown on Nov. 15. Keep an eye out for news about visits to Chicago, Kansas City and Minneapolis! Around Meredith […]
Information sessions on new SJMC curriculum For the past few years, the SJMC faculty have been evaluating and revamping all aspects of our curriculum — from the core curriculum to the majors — to ensure that our students are learning what they need to be successful and leaders in their professions: The Public Relations curriculum was retooled in […]
Current faculty, alumni, and students have many things to be proud of this year. Join us as we celebrate our many accomplishments, including the promotion of SJMC Dean Kathleen Richardson, SJMC’s independent status on campus, a Pacemaker for Urban Plains, the new Strategic Political Communication major, Drake Magazine’s Pinnacle Award for best website, and the PR […]
Drake University’s public relations students hosted the inaugural “PR Day of Service” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, to celebrate their Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR), a prestigious global credential. One of only 36 programs worldwide—and the only university in Iowa—to earn the CEPR, Drake’s public relations students and faculty received the award in Washington, D.C. in […]
Welcome to JMC Days 2014! Look for the posters around Meredith Hall and for the full list of JMC Days events here, including guest speakers in classes all week. All students are invited to sit in.
The School’s annual JMC Days, a celebration of all things SJMC, will be held Nov. 10-15, 2014. Look for posters around Meredith Hall with details. All students are invited to attend classes with guest speakers. Monday, Nov. 10 Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author Leonard Pitts Jr. will be on campus for a public lecture at […]
Mark your calendars for JMC Days 2014! The School’s annual JMC Days, a celebration of all things SJMC, will be held next week, Nov. 10-15. Look for posters around Meredith Hall with details. Some highlights: Monday, Nov. 10: Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author Leonard Pitts Jr. will be on campus for a public lecture at […]
Drake students scooped up national awards, including a magazine Pacemaker and three writing awards for senior Meagan Flynn, at the annual National College Media Convention last weekend. Urban Plains won the coveted Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker award. A nine-student team of senior magazine majors created four mini magazines on their way to a final comprehensive […]
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