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SJMC Monday Memo | Sept.3, 2018

Religion journalist to speak at Drake The Comparison Project, a Drake-based initiative that sponsors programming about global religions, is offering its first event of the academic year. Kenneth Woodward, former religion editor at Newsweek magazine, will deliver a lecture titled “Miracles as Stories.” The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Sussman...

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SJMC students, grads win social media awards

Social media work by Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication students and grads were recognized at the recent Des Moines Social Media Club’s 2018 Hashie Awards. The SJMC Instagram won second place for best business account. The Instagram is run by SJMC students under the direction of multimedia professor Chris Snider. SJMC students involved...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Aug. 27, 2018

Welcome back to Drake for another great year! The SJMC faculty and staff kick off the academic year by welcoming all of our students back to Drake — both on campus and online! SJMC internship coordinator named global fellow SJMC internship coordinator Carlyn Crowe, at left with Drake community engaged learning director Renee Sedlacek, has been...

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Advertising hall of achievement honors 2 Drake alums

The American Advertising Federation has announced that two Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication alumna will be among the eight inductees into its national Advertising Hall of Achievement Class of 2018. Abbey Klaassen (JO’02)  and Evin Shutt (JO’01) will be honored at the annual induction ceremony on Nov. 13 in New York City. Klaassen is president...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Aug. 20, 2018

Welcome to SJMC, new Drake students! First-year Drake students will begin arriving on campus on Wednesday for Welcome Week activities. On Thursday, they’ll be meeting with SJMC faculty and staff for the first time. Welcome to Meredith Hall! Harkin Institute searching for interns The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement is hiring two...

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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...