Whitney Mason, junior in public relations, and Rheya Spigner, KCCI 8 News anchor and reporter, will be recognized at a ceremony on Wednesday, April 12, as part of the 2019 First Amendment Days celebration.
The Greenlee School hosts its 17th annual First Amendment Days April 8 through 12, and the celebration is bigger than ever! This year’s theme is “Express Yourself.” The schedule includes panels, a workshop, the Feast on the First with an art demo by artist and influencer Timmy Ham (@iamsloth), and a lecture and live performance by Simon Tam of The Slants. See the complete schedule online.
Simon Tam of The Slants, will present “A Name Worth Fighting For: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble,” at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the Memorial Union Great Hall as part of First Amendment Days, April 8-12. The First Amendment series will continue on April 23 with “Shut Up and Dance,” a musical celebration of the First Amendment.
Director Angela Powers and First Amendment Specialist Julie Roosa spoke with Justin Surrency of WHO-TV about the new Iowa First Amendment law and Iowa State University’s upcoming First Amendment Days celebration.
The Greenlee School will host the Jump-Start Internship and Networking Fair from noon-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in the Memorial Union Great Hall. This boutique-style fair offers Iowa State University students the opportunity to connect with dozens of employers offering internships and jobs in journalism, advertising, public relations and other related fields.
Hamilton Hall and the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication main office will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1. The main office will be open between 7:30 a.m and 4 p.m. Jan. 2-4 and Jan. 7-11. See more details.
The Iowa Communication Association presented its 2018 Outstanding Adjunct Teacher Award to Sherry Berghefer, a senior lecturer in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. The award recognizes effectiveness in teaching, demonstrated through outstanding evaluations, innovative teaching strategies, exceptional learning standards, proof of student learning and service to the department.