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SJMC students celebrated at Experiential Learning Showcase

(From right to left) Katherine Fritcke, Annika Peick and Ankita Dhussa talk to a fellow Drake student about reading for IRIS, a free service for the blind, in the Media Responsibility Over Time class.

Six journalism courses were invited to present their service-learning success stories on Thursday, April 19, at Drake University’s first Experiential Learning Showcase. The showcase, which included 19 entries, was held in the Olmsted Center.

Students put together posters and PowerPoint presentations explaining their work with organizations and their service to communities through their classwork. Organizations benefiting included Habitat for Humanity, the Polk County Juvenile Detention Center, and the Iowa Radio Reading and Information Service (IRIS), to name just a few.

The SJMC courses featured at the showcase were:

Advertising Campaign Strategy

Bateman Team Competition for PRSSA

Media Responsibility Over Time

Public Relations Writing

Public Relations Research