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SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 4, 2017

Student Activities Fair set for Sept. 5

The fall student activities fair will be Tuesday, Sept. 5 from 4-7 p.m. in Upper Olmsted. Representatives from campus organizations will be available to provide more information about how to get involved with their groups.

Alums on the front lines — of news

At least three SJMC alums have been covering Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey on the Gulf Coast and its aftermath: Meagan Flynn, JO’15, a reporter at the Houston Press (@Meagan_Flynn); Morgan Gstalter, JO’17, a reporter at the Beaumont, Texas, Enterprise (@morgGstalt), and Brittany Weiss, JO’09, a reporter/anchor at WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge (@MsBWeiss).

Student forms and other tools online

Frequently used forms and academic “tools for success” are now available on the SJMC website for student access. A few more documents will be added soon, so check back for details!  Online documents include drop/add, change of record, academic adjustment, independent study forms and more. Some tools for success available include a daily planner, a semester quick-reference guide and four-year plan of study. Check out all the forms here: http://sjmc.drake.edu/current-students/forms/

Now all students receive free admission to Drake athletic events

All Drake students, both graduate and undergraduate, can attend Drake athletic events for free. See the link below for more details: http://oncampus.wp.drake.edu/2017/08/29/students-receive-free-admission-to-drake-home-games/

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The SJMC Monday Memo is a weekly newsletter to keep members of the wider SJMC community updated on School news, achievements, events and opportunities. If you have an item for the Memo, please send it to Dean Kathleen Richardson (kathleen.richardson@drake.edu) or  SJMC webmaster and multimedia professor Chris Snider (christopher.snider@drake.edu). SJMC alums and other professionals can also contact Chris to have the Memo delivered via weekly email. 

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication strives to create a community of scholars that represents the complexity of the human experience in regards to race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, economic status, gender identification, religion, age and physical abilities. We are committed to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all our faculty, staff, students and visitors, and celebrating our differences through the lens of the First Amendment value of freedom of expression.