School to Host Open House During MU’s Family Weekend

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Presentations, Classes, Tours and More Will Be Available on Friday, Sept. 23

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host an open house on Friday, Sept. 23, for students in journalism and their families. The event is held in conjunction with Family Weekend, sponsored by the University of Missouri.

A variety of classes, presentations and self-guided activities will be available. Guests can pick up a list of options in the reception area of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Refreshments will be served.

The schedule is as follows.

Family Weekend at the Missouri School of Journalism

Family Weekend at the Missouri School of Journalism

All Day

  • Location: McDougall Center Gallery (Lower level of Lee Hills Hall)
    • Photographic Exhibit: “Terra Flama and Other Environmental Journeys” by Stuart Palley, MA ’13

Morning Options

Afternoon Options

  • 1 p.m.
  • 1:30–2:30 p.m.
    • Location: Palmer Room, Reynolds Journalism Institute
      • Getting Settled: The fall semester is off to a great start. Associate Dean Lynda Kraxberger and representatives from Journalism and Communication Learning Communities and Freshman Interest Groups will share highlights of the first few weeks.
      • Getting Ready: Registration for the spring 2017 semester begins in October. Journalism adviser Pete Ozias will share how the registration process works and helpful hints for those registering for classes for the first time as a new on-campus student.
      • Getting Involved: Students have dozens of ways to get involved in campus journalism and strategic communication activities. Representatives from various groups will share their plans for the year.
  • 2:30–3:15 p.m.
    • Location: Tucker Forum, 85 Gannett Hall
      • Family Day guests, prospective students and others can learn more about the School through this presentation.
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    • Location: KOMU-TV (Located about 10 miles south on Hwy. 63)
      • 4:30–5 p.m. Tour of the station.
      • 5–5:30 p.m. Watch 5 p.m. news as it’s happening.
  • 1–4 p.m.

Visit the MU Office of Parent Relations website for more information about Family Weekend.

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