Iowa State University’s Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication has named the 2022 recipients of two alumni awards. Ron Schara (’66 journalism) is the recipient of the 2022 Greenlee Professional Achievement Award, and Kelly Howard (’08 journalism and mass communication) is the recipient of the 2022 Greenlee Young Alumni Award.
Twenty-seven employees with student services or academic advising roles are recipients of Iowa State’s Innovation and Exceptional Advising During COVID Award. The recognition, organized in the provost’s office, honors employees who “went above and beyond in their academic advising from spring 2020 through fall 2021” in response to the COVID-19 world pandemic.
Students in PR 321 have partnered with the Cardinal and Gold student advertising agency to create an inclusive love Valentine’s Day promotion coined “Cynificant Other.” The promotion encourages students to abandon the typical Valentine’s Day ideals and focus on the wider spectrum of love experienced between everyone people care for.
The White House Historical Association in partnership with Iowa State University’s Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication and the White House Correspondents’ Association, have awarded student Cooper Pierce with the Hugh S. Sidey Scholarship in Print Journalism.
Students working on their capstone project to raise awareness of misinformation in the Asian American Pacific Islander Community are participating in a national competition to stop targeted violence. In the class Public Relations Campaigns course, (PR 424) students have worked throughout the semester to create “The Pear Podcast” which emphasizes the effects that misinformation has on different cultures and communities.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) has selected Meg Grice as the Fall 2021 LAS student marshal. Grice is from Humboldt, Iowa, and is graduating with honors with a degree in public relations, second major in international studies and minors in general business and French.
Jan Lauren Boyles, associate professor and director of graduate education in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, has been named faculty fellow in the office of the senior vice president and provost for a two-year term.
In this opinion piece published by Poynter, Distinguished Professor Michael Bugeja urges editors, publishers and general managers to share their best practices to support news workers from continued online harassment.