Category: SJMC Feature

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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 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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Drake SJMC places in top 10 in national Hearst writing contest

Drake SJMC places in top 10 in national Hearst writing contest

The Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication placed seventh in the national Hearst Intercollegiate Writing Competition for 2020-21. The competition, often called “the Pulitzers of college journalism,” is a yearlong series of monthly contests in writing, photojournalism, audio, television and multimedia. Student winners earn points for their institutions. Three Drake students won writing...

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Drake SJMC chosen for Scripps Howard internship program

Drake SJMC chosen for Scripps Howard internship program

The Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication has been chosen as a partner institution for the Scripps Howard Foundation summer journalism internship program, joining about 20 other universities around the country. The foundation seeks to help students obtain real-life industry experience, and is especially interested in helping to diversify the journalism field. As a Scripps...

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Digital marketing professional, scholar to join Drake SJMC faculty

Digital marketing professional, scholar to join Drake SJMC faculty

University of Iowa Ph.D. candidate Ryan Stoldt will join the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication in fall 2021 as an assistant professor of advertising. Stoldt previously worked as a digital marketing professional. Stoldt’s teaching and research interests focus on how data is used to make decisions in creative industries. He primarily teaches...

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SJMC seniors among Fulbright semi-finalists

SJMC seniors among Fulbright semi-finalists

Two Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) students are among the three Drake semi-finalists this year for the post-graduate Fulbright Scholarship: Lucius Pham (SJMC) is a semi-finalist for an English Teaching Assistantship in South Korea Elijah Rockhold (Arts and Sciences) is a semi-finalist for an English Teaching Assistantship in France Delainey Thorud (SJMC)...

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