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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....

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SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 11, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 11, 2021

Free tickets available for Nikole Hannah-Jones program The Des Moines Public Library Foundation is offering Drake SJMC a free table for its annual fundraising event, the Iowa Author Awards Dinner. The guest speaker is Nikole Hannah-Jones, the former New York Times reporter who created the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The 1619 Project.”  The dinner is Monday, Nov. 22, 6:30-9 p.m. at...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 4, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 4, 2021

Join Drake PR’s Global CEPR recognition celebration Mark your calendar for Wednesday, Nov. 3, from noon to 1:30 p.m. as PR leaders from around the globe gather in real time to honor the 2020 and 2021 Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR) recipients, including the Drake University PR program! The SJMC community will meet in Mer. 124C for...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 27, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 27, 2021

Harkin Institute to host famed pollster The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement would like to invite students to attend a Young Professional Brunch on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9-10:30 a.m. with nationally recognized pollster J. Ann Selzer.  Known for leading The Des Moines Register’s Iowa Poll, Selzer will present on her career and experiences, and students...