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 […]
Philadelphia, Pa. – The SJMC was well-represented at the National College Media Convention in Philadelphia last week. Five students and one professor attended and presented sessions, nabbed national awards, underwent critiques of their publications, saw the sights of Philly – and sampled more than a few cheesesteaks. Courtney Fishman and Austin Cannon of The Times-Delphic; […]
KCCI (TV) storyteller and morning anchor Eric Hanson shared video samples and “How-To” discussion with JMC100 students Oct. 29. The winner of significant state, regional and national news awards told students finding story focus and interesting characters are critical steps toward compelling, memorable results.
We rock! Both undergraduate and graduate SJMC students were recognized at last week’s PRSA of Central Iowa PRIME Awards. The Master of Communication Leadership capstone project — a comprehensive communications plan for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Iowa — was recognized for excellence at the annual ceremony. Savana Morrison, Kelly Marble, Laura Plumb and Paige […]
Drake in D.C. The PR sequence had a productive fall break in Washington, D.C., at the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) conferences. Drake PRSSA members were invited to present to the International Conference, sharing insights on chapter management and development. Drake was also awarded the coveted […]
Registration for spring semester starts Nov. 3. Keep an eye out for an email that Carla will be sending soon with lots of information about registration. It is even more important than ever that you visit with your adviser prior to registration this time.
Join Drake PR professors Kelly Bruhn and Jennifer Glover Konfrst along with fellow SJMC alumni and current students for a Happy Hour reception Monday, October 13, at The Right Proper Brewery.
We rock! The Drake chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America was one of 10 schools selected to host a PRSSA Regional Conference in April 2015. This is wonderful recognition of our PR program and promises to put Drake SJMC even more on the national map for education in journalism and mass communication! […]
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