The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University has named Rick Phillips the recipient of its 2020 James W. Schwartz Award. The annual award recognizes distinguished service to journalism and communication and is the highest honor conferred by the school.
Shannon Latham (’93 agricultural journalism, public service & administration in agriculture) is the recipient of the 2020 Greenlee Professional Achievement Award, and Kacey Birchmier (’11 journalism) is the recipient of the 2020 Greenlee Young Alumni Award.
The 2020 Greenlee Awards and Honors Banquet was canceled due to COVID-19, but we still want to recognize the achievements of our alumni and students, including 2019-20 award winners, scholarship recipients and graduating seniors. See the list of honorees on our website.
Our workplaces are the best and safest places for individuals to experience civil discussions in today’s political environment, according to keynote speaker Leslie Gaines-Ross, Chief Reputation Strategist at Weber Shandwick. See more ideas for promoting civility and civil discourse in the 2019 Greenlee Summit report-out.
Joel Davis, Vice President/General Manager at WRAL TV and WRAZ TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, will share career and networking advice for students at the Greenlee School’s 2019 Futures Forum at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. The lecture will be located in the Memorial Union Campanile Room.
Kim Guthrie (’84 journalism), president of Cox Media Group, has been named the recipient of the 2019 James W. Schwartz Award. The annual award recognizes distinguished service to journalism and communication and is the highest honor conferred by Iowa State University’s Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Iowa State University Alumni Association presented awards to Dave Kurns, the late Henry Ong, Art Slusark and Dan Winters during Homecoming Week. Bill Tubbs received the school’s Schwartz Award and Jen Sorenson was recognized by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Joel Geske, associate professor in advertising, is the first recipient of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication’s Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship made possible by Iowa State alumna, Denise Essman (marketing, 1973). The inaugural Faculty Fellowship rewards an advertising professor who has demonstrated excellence in their profession.