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Staub named next dean of Drake SJMC

Staub named next dean of Drake SJMC

Dr. Catherine M. Staub has been named the next dean of the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Staub will begin her new role next July when the current dean, Kathleen Richardson, retires. Associate Professor Staub is currently the Peggy Fisher and Larry Stelter Chair of Magazine Journalism at Drake. She also directs the...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 25, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 25, 2021

SJMC student wins top national feature writing award Allaire Nuss, JO’21, has won a national Pacemaker award for Feature Story of the Year. Nuss’ story, “The Light Side of the Moon,” appeared in the Winter 2021 edition of Drake Mag. It told about a soldier’s use of hallucinogens to battle PTSD. The annual National Student Press Association...

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Drake student wins Pacemaker feature story of the year

Drake student wins Pacemaker feature story of the year

Allaire Nuss, a 2021 graduate of the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has won a national Pacemaker award for Feature Story of the Year. Nuss’ story, “The Light Side of the Moon,” appeared in the Winter 2021 edition of Drake Mag, the University’s student magazine. It told about a soldier’s use of hallucinogens to...

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Drake PRSSA chapter wins national award for professional ties

Drake PRSSA chapter wins national award for professional ties

The Drake chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has won a national Teahan Award for excellence. The Drake chapter was recognized for its strong relationship with the local professional community. It has been recognized as a PRSSA “star chapter” for eight years in a row. The Drake public relations program was...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 18, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 18, 2021

Drake PRSSA wins national professional award The Drake chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has won a national Teahan Award for excellence. The Drake chapter was recognized for its strong relationship with the local professional community. Remember to celebrate the PR major’s reaccreditation during an international virtual event on Wednesday, Nov....