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24 Apr Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | April 24, 2017

Congrats to SJMC’s Adams Leadership winners A host of SJMC faculty and students were nominated for awards at last week’s Adams Leadership Convocation. Among the winners: Ashley Blazek, top sophomore Haley Davis, top junior Bryann Sullivan, Drake Service Award Jake Bullington, outstanding organization officer (Times-Delphic) Kelly Bruhn, outstanding adviser (PRSSA) SJMC alum to discuss starting […]


17 Apr Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | April 17, 2017

Seniors, pick up your coffee mug! Seniors can get their SJMC coffee mug from Shari Tenney in Mer. 118. D.M. Register columnist to speak Rekha Basu will discuss her work as a journalist, including her experiences writing about issues of social justice and human rights, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, as part of the Susan […]


10 Apr Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | April 10, 2017

2010 grad discusses Fulbright project Ellie Bastian, above, a 2010 Radio-TV Producing graduate, participated in a Drake celebration of the Fulbright program last Friday by discussing the project she undertook as a Fulbright Scholar: traveling in Russia to create a documentary. Free professional headshots taken today Free headshots are being taken on Monday, April 10, […]


03 Apr Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

SJMC Monday Memo | April 3, 2017

PRSSA selling SJMC sweatshirts The Drake chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America is selling SJMC sweatshirts for $25. This year’s shirts are navy blue with white lettering. Pre-orders will be taken until April 5. Orders can be placed through this link: Digital media production student wins 2 Emmys SJMC sophomore Anna Steenson […]


27 Mar Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

SJMC Monday Memo | March 27, 2017

SJMC student named VP for student activities News major Anna Jensen was recently elected the student body’s vice president for student activities. Congratulations to Anna! Student recognition reception set for April 9 The annual SJMC student recognition reception to honor SJMC award and scholarship winners will be Sunday, April 9, 4-6 p.m. in Levitt Hall of […]


13 Mar Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | March 20, 2017

Come meet NPR editor Luis Clemens Luis Clemens, senior diversity editor for National Public Radio, will be on campus Tuesday, March 21, and Wednesday, March 22. His visit will include: A public lecture on “Facts, Freedoms and the Pursuit of Journalism” at 7 p.m., March 21, in Cowles Reading Room. Clemens will discuss the challenges of […]


06 Mar Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | March 6, 2017

SJMC students nominated for Emmys SJMC students have been nominated for Emmy awards in the Upper Midwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Hannah Bigot, Ethan Fickau, A.J. Thiede, Lauren Baker and Brooke Haesemeyer were nominated for public service announcements. Anna Steenson was nominated for public affairs. Steenson and Bigot were nominated […]


27 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 28, 2017

Advertising students win AAF awards SJMC students Jeff Hersheway, Kelsea Graham, Bailey Zander and Brooke Vaske celebrate their awards. Five Drake advertising students won awards, including Student Best of Show, at the Des Moines American Advertising Federation awards dinner on Saturday night, Feb. 25. Student AAA Winners: Kelsea Graham – one silver and one gold Jeffrey Hersheway […]


20 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 20, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 20, 2017

Celebrate our reaccreditation report! Thanks to all of the students who helped with the preparation and publicity for, and participation in, the SJMC’s recent reaccreditation visit. The site team reviewers passed along their appreciation and thanks. And they left us with a draft report that recommended that SJMC meets compliance on all nine accreditation standards! Some […]


14 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | 2 comments

Advertising students win AAF awards

Four Drake SJMC advertising students have won individual awards in the Des Moines chapter of the American Advertising Awards competition. Details of the awards will be announced at the AAF banquet on Feb. 25. The student winners are Kelsea Graham, Jeff Hersheway, Brooke Vaske and Bailey Zander.