Fall Welcome Event to Highlight Opportunities with More Than 30 Student Organizations

The Groups Provide Professional Development and Networking Benefits

By Caroline Murray

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 28, 2014) — More than 30 journalism-related organizations will welcome students into a new academic year with opportunities for professional development and networking at the annual Fall Welcome event on Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Missouri Journalism Fall Welcome 2012
Fall Welcome helps students learn about journalism-related organizations and other activities at the School and on the University of Missouri campus. More than 500 students attended the 2013 event, pictured here.

The event, which is sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism, will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Reynolds Journalism Institute reception area. All new, transfer and current students are invited to attend the event and speak with representatives from the organizations about ways to get involved. Tiger Stripe ice cream will also be offered to attendees. More than 500 students attended the event in 2013.

The organizations host industry speakers, plan site trips, provide tips for internship and job searches and provide opportunities to network with faculty and other members.

Participating organizations include:

Updated: July 30, 2020

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