Alumni Profile: Elizabeth Solomon

Columbia, Mo. (June 3, 2016) — Persistence can get you anywhere. For Elizabeth Solomon, BA ’14, that mantra led her to the fast track to Barkley, the largest employee-owned advertising agency in the United States. It also helped her get her start on her undergraduate career when as a freshman she snuck into a career … Continued

Alumni Profile: Brandon Butcher

Columbia, Mo. (May 11, 2016) — Brandon Butcher, BJ ’07, remembers playing soccer with other talented soccer players during his undergrad years. A soccer enthusiast, he began at Mizzou as a practice squad player helping the Mizzou women’s soccer team prepare for its NCAA season. Through this experience, he was inspired to start a men’s … Continued

Missouri Alumni in Hong Kong Welcome Dean David Kurpius

Mizzou Strengthens International Ties in High-Growth Asia Pacific Hong Kong (March 11, 2016) — Dean David Kurpuis made his first international visit as head of the Missouri School of Journalism to Asia Pacific, where he was greeted by University of Missouri friends and alumni in Hong Kong. The welcome reception drew a large, highly-diverse group … Continued

Alumni Pay It Forward to Help Current Students

Virtual Individual Resume and Portfolio Reviews Prepare Strategic Communication Students for Annual Career Fair By Hailey Yeakle Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 3, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism alumni from across the country donated an hour of their time to help current students refine their resumes and portfolios during the recent Individual Resume and Portfolio Review. This … Continued

Spong PR in Minneapolis Hosts Missouri Journalism Reception

Alumni, Friends Meet the School’s New Dean and Network Minneapolis (Dec. 10, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism alumni and friends gathered at Minneapolis-based Spong public relations agency on Dec. 8 to meet Dean David Kurpius, network and receive an update from the University of Missouri campus. President of Spong PR Julie Batliner, BS ’96 … Continued

School to Recognize 139 Candidates at December Graduation Ceremony

Commencement Will Begin at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19, in Jesse Auditorium Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2015) — The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize a total of 139 graduates at its commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, in Jesse Auditorium. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. Graduate degrees will … Continued

Dean David Kurpius Meets with Missouri Journalism Alumni, Friends in Chicago

Commitment to Inclusiveness, Role of First Amendment and Recent Campus Events Among Topics Discussed Chicago (Dec. 7, 2015) — New Missouri School of Journalism Dean David Kurpius‘s first months have been busy ones, noted Chuck Kaiser, BJ ’93, general manager, corporate affairs, of Edelman Chicago. The agency, which hosted the event, is a leading global … Continued

Edelman to Host Nov. 18 Journalism Alumni Reception in Chicago

Dean David Kurpius Will Present a Brief Program at 6:15 p.m. Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 6, 2015) — Edelman will host a Missouri School of Journalism alumni reception at its Chicago office on Wednesday, Nov. 18. The free event begins at 5:30 p.m., with a brief program at 6:15 p.m. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be … Continued

Asia Pacific Regional President of FleishmanHillard Visits Journalism School

Lynne Anne Davis, BJ ’87, Celebrates Homecoming, Meets with Strategic Communication Students Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 19, 2015) — Lynne Anne Davis, BJ ’87, regional president of the Asia Pacific region of FleishmanHillard, visited the University of Missouri to reconnect with her alma mater during Homecoming and to share her career experiences with strategic communication students. … Continued