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SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 17, 2022

SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 17, 2022

Learn about NBCUniversal internships Bailey Coronis, JO’20, an East Coast page with NBCUniversal’s Today Show, will discuss the company’s robust internship program during a Zoom question-and-answer session on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2-3 p.m. CST. NBCUniversal is hiring summer interns in the following areas: Animation Production, Art & Design, Business Development & Strategy, Communications & Public...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 10, 2022

SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 10, 2022

Covid protocols amended to reflect CDC guidelines The Drake Covid testing, isolation and quarantine policies have been amended to reflect new Centers for Disease Control guidelines. Faculty, staff and students can find a Q&A about the Drake policies here: https://www.drake.edu/coronavirus/faq/testing/. The CDC guidelines are here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html Students can receive free Covid tests on campus. If...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 3, 2022

SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 3, 2022

Come over, join this day just begun.For wherever we come together, We will forever overcome.— Poet Amanda Gorman, from “New Day’s Lyric” Welcome to 2022, from the faculty and staff of the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication! May your new year be happy, healthy, peaceful and productive. Scholarship, contest deadlines this month Several...

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Drake PR professor, students honored by Iowa PRSA

Drake PR professor, students honored by Iowa PRSA

Assistant Professor Eric Kwame Adae of the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) was named outstanding Iowa PR professional by the Iowa chapter of the Public Relations Society of America at its recent 2021 PRIME Awards. SJMC senior Justine Drake received the Milam-Bonomi scholarship and was named outstanding student member. Work by last...

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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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Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication Names Next Dean

Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication Names Next Dean

Following a national search, Catherine Staub has been named as the next dean of the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Drake announced today. Staub currently serves as associate professor, Peggy Fisher and Larry Stelter Chair of Magazine Journalism, and Director of the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies at Drake University. “The...