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SJMC Monday Memo | Aug. 13, 2018

University Communications is hiring interns University Communications, which runs Drake’s public relations and marketing activities, is hiring a fleet of student interns for the 2018-19 academic year. The details: Primary Requirements Applications are welcome from all interested undergraduate students; however, preference will be given to those students who have: Completed one year of studies and/or...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Aug. 6, 2018

Try your hand On Painted Street The application to run Drake University’s student-led Instagram account @OnPaintedStreet this fall is now open. What is OnPaintedStreet? Each week, a different current Drake student takes over the account to show off the lived Drake experience. Why is it important? Future Bulldogs look to this account so they can see the Drake experience...

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SJMC Monday Memo | July 30, 2018

Check out new career development service Over the summer, Drake Career Services has transitioned to a new site for job postings and on-campus interviews. See https://wwww.drake.edu/sjmc/about/currentstudents/jobs/ for updated instructions on how to access the new system, Handshake; create a profile and upload your materials, and search and apply for jobs. Have a news item for the...

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SJMC Monday Memo | July 23, 2018

Drake PRSSA to present at national conference Drake Public Relations Student Society of America has been chosen as a speaker for the 2018 National PRSSA conference in October in Austin, Texas. Karoline Sandusky, Meghan Kearney and Ellen Converse will present their chapter development session, “Fundraising and Financial Education.” The Drake PRSSA chapter has been selected to present...

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SJMC Monday Memo | July 16, 2018

SJMC faculty host African visitors Drake faculty members Dorothy Pisarski (at bottom right in photo), Catherine Staub (next to Pisarski) and Matthew Thornton (at top right) hosted several Mandela Fellows as part of the U.S. State Department’s Young African Leaders Initiative. Drake is hosting a group of the fellows for the third consecutive summer. The...

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Drake student PR campaign wins national award

Work produced by the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication public relations seniors in spring 2017 recently won a 2018 Clarion Award in the national Association for Women in Communications contest.  According to the AWC website, “The Clarions — named for the medieval trumpet known for its clarity — symbolize excellence in clear, concise communications....

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SJMC Monday Memo | July 9, 2018

SJMC public relations campaign wins national award Work produced by the Drake SJMC public relations seniors in spring 2017 recently won a 2018 Clarion Award in the advertising or public relations campaign category of the national Association for Women in Communications contest.  According to the AWC website, “The Clarions — named for the medieval trumpet known...

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SJMC Monday Memo | July 2, 2018

SJMC ad alum describes her career trajectory Lauren Hong, JO’07, describes her journey from advertising major and Drake student body president to Fulbright scholar and now president of her own marketing firm based in San Diego: http://sdvoyager.com/interview/meet-communications-bay-ho/ Lauren is a member of Drake’s national alumni board. Study abroad in Chile during January Term Universidad de los Andes...

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SJMC Monday Memo | June 18, 2018

Meredith Hall featured at architectural gala The Iowa Architectural Foundation hosted a reception last week to mark the completed renovation of the Catholic diocese’s downtown pastoral center. Because the center, like Meredith Hall, was designed by famed architect Mies van der Rohe, an exhibit that featured Drake architecture and Meredith was part of the festivities....