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SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 21

September 21, 2015

AAF networking event for all majors

The AAF of Des Moines would like to introduce you to a few important people…

Meet industry professionals who are working in the career you dream about: Client Services, Copywriting, Art/Design, Media, Public Relations and more. The AAF of Des Moines Meet the Pros event gives you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with professionals of your choice for 10 minutes and come away with more than a class can ever teach you.

  • When: Wednesday Sept. 23
    6:30 p.m. Arrive
    6:50 p.m. Introductions and Event Guidelines
    7:00 p.m. One-on-One Networking with the Professionals
  • What: Several 10-minute Q&A sessions with industry professionals of various agency backgrounds
  • Where: Meredith 124B (Drake Campus)
  • Who: Local Agency Professionals
  • Cost: FREE!

 Make the most of this opportunity — bring questions, bring your friends, and leave with professional insights and new connections in the advertising agency industry! Dress is casual; bring business cards, if you have them.

Learn more about Drake graduate offerings at Expo

Find out more about what Drake offers for graduate and professional studies at a Graduate and Professional Expo this Wednesday, Sept. 23, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in upper Olmsted. Representatives from the SJMC, College of Business and Public Administration, Law School, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Education will be available to discuss their master's and doctoral programs. There will also be information about Drake's non-degree professional development programs.

We Make Drake: Help shape the future

This is your opportunity to have your voice heard and to help shape the future of Drake. The findings of the Drake Campus Climate Assessment from last spring will be presented at two campus conversations this week. There will then be a series of small group discussions to identify specific action steps the university community can take to make Drake the best it can be. The campus conversations are:

Monday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. 
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 3:30 p.m.
Sussman Theater, Olmsted Center

International journalists to visit Drake

Students in Professor Lee Jolliffe's First Year Seminar on grassroots politics Thursday will talk with a group of 20 journalists being brought to Iowa by the Iowa International Center in advance of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. The journalists — who are from Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Croatia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Italy, Nigeria, Paraguay, People's Republic of China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tunisia, and Turkey — will also meet with Dean Kathleen Richardson and politics Professor Dennis Goldford.

Copy editors needed

Drake Political Review is looking for a copy editor. Email editor-in-chief Jack.Hellie@drake.edu if interested.