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SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 22, 2018

J Term class visits Drake’s Mexican partner SJMC internship coordinator Carlyn Crowe, far right, and English professor Jody Swilky, back row fourth from right, are leading a January Term class to Monterrey Tec, a University partner institution in Mexico. The class is examining the “Americanization of Mexico.” Spring assistantships available with University Communications University Communications has three opens...


SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 15, 2018

Ad senior is finalist for Young Professional award SJMC advertising major Sam Fathallah is a finalist for the Des Moines Young Professional Creative of the Year award. Sam is founder/owner of Sam Fathallah Creative, a film and photography agency, and he’s also served as Drake Magazine art director. The winner, as determined by public votes (vote...


SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 8, 2018

Meredith Hall is bustling again! Faculty, staff and students are back on campus to participate in January Term classes: Professor Chris Snider is teaching the first class in our new online Master of Arts in Communication program. Professors Sandy Henry and Todd Evans are collaborating on “Agency 199,” which is producing a multimedia project for...


Drake student wins national writing award

Adam Rogan, a senior in the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication, placed in the top 10 of the Hearst Journalism Foundation’s annual feature writing contest. His first-person multimedia story on boxing was published in Urban Plains, the School’s award-winning senior capstone website. Rogan’s work placed seventh in the national contest, which attracted 154...