Monday, June 4th, 2018
The Drake alumni chapter in Washington, D.C., is hosting its annual networking event for alums and for students interning in the nation's capital. This year's social is Tuesday, June 19, 6-8 p.m. at Sudhouse DC. See the University Advancement website to register and for more information.
Part of 31st Street, which runs on the west side of Drake campus, will be closed this summer for construction (http://maps.dmgov.org/apps/mapcenter/roadclosure.aspx), as will part of Forest Avenue west of Drake, so be aware and plan alternative routes to campus.
The Social Media Club Des Moines' annual Hashie awards are open for entries. There are both professional and student categories. Students can enter either, and there is a special student discount. Deadline for entries is July 15.
Note: students may submit to any category, but this award is solely in recognition of student work
During this year's Arts Festival in Des Moines (June 22-24), the Iowa International Center will run an art activity based on recognizing cultural diversity and appreciating one’s own identity, through self-portraiture. At the event, volunteers will be:
The center is seeking four volunteers to fill each shift (in three-hour blocks). The hours of the Arts Festival are:
Please sign up if you are interested: http://signup.com/go/KzfiGTP
Drake has partnered with Handshake - a modern career development platform - to replace our current Career bluePrint system this summer and be your one-stop-shop for job searching. Handshake offers a user friendly system, enabling you to:
Your Handshake student profile will be preloaded. For those of you who currently have Career bluePrint profiles – here is what you need to do before June 15: If you currently have documents (resumes, cover letters, etc.) in your Career bluePrint profile, please log in and save them to your device. Due to the volume of students in the system, we will not be able to transition documents to Handshake.
For more information on getting started with Handshake, click here and stay tuned for an email invitation to access your new Handshake account! Should you have any questions, please contact Annette Watson (email@example.com).
The SJMC Monday Memo is a weekly newsletter to keep members of the wider SJMC community updated on School news, achievements, events and opportunities. If you have an item for the Memo, please send it to Dean Kathleen Richardson (firstname.lastname@example.org) or SJMC webmaster and multimedia professor Chris Snider (email@example.com). SJMC alums and other professionals can also contact Chris to have the Memo delivered via weekly email.
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication strives to create a community of scholars that represents the complexity of the human experience in regards to race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, economic status, gender identification, religion, age and physical abilities. We are committed to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all our faculty, staff, students and visitors, and celebrating our differences through the lens of the First Amendment value of freedom of expression.