Undergraduate Advisor Urska Lenart Wins Advising Forum Shout Out Award for May

The Campus-Wide Award Recognizes Efforts to Help Students Achieve Their Academic Goals Columbia, Mo. (May 15, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism academic advisor Urska Lenart is the winner of the Shout Out Award for May. The University of Missouri Advisors Forum sponsors the Shout Out Award. It was first presented in December 2010, is … Continued

Senior Academic Advisor Jill McReynolds Retires After 36 Years at MU

She Has Advised Tens of Thousands of Students During Her Time at the Missouri School of Journalism By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2014) — Jill McReynolds, senior academic advisor, is retiring after 36 years at the University of Missouri. Twenty-six of those years were spent in the School of Journalism. “I have thousands … Continued

Warren Mayer Receives the 2013 Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 13, 2012) — Warren Mayer, the Web administrator for the Missouri School of Journalism, was named the 2013 recipient of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award during the recognition ceremony held May 10 in the Fred W. Smith Forum of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Mayer received a $500 cash award and a … Continued

Graduate Academic Adviser Martha Pickens Wins a 2013 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award

Columbia, Mo. (April 11, 2013) — Martha Pickens, an academic adviser in the Graduate Studies office at the Missouri School of Journalism, has won the 2013 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award for her office/secretarial services to the University of Missouri. Chancellor Brady Deaton will recognize Pickens and the other winners in the administrative/professional, technical/paraprofessional and crafts/maintenance … Continued

Patricia Smith Elected to International Press Institute Executive Board

By Amy Brachmann Master’s Student Vienna (Sept. 24, 2010) — Patricia Smith, managing editor of Global Journalist magazine published by the Missouri School of Journalism, was named to the executive board of the International Press Institute in IPI’s 59th General Assembly Sept. 13. The Assembly also elected four other new board members: Owais Aslam Ali, chairman … Continued

Pat Muck Named Recipient of the 2010 Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2010) — Pat Muck, a fiscal analyst for the Missouri School of Journalism, was named the 2010 recipient of the Amy Lenk Staff Excellence Award during the recognition ceremony held May 13 in the Fred W. Smith Forum of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Muck received a $500 cash award and a … Continued

Research Suggests Chinese Public Relations Strategies Could Benefit from a More Open, Honest Approach

Columbia, Mo. (April 29, 2010) ­— What constitutes effective public relations strategies is an ongoing discussion among professionals in the field, as well as the general public. A Missouri School of Journalism researcher recently studied the effectiveness of public relations strategies employed in China during the SARS crises of 2002. Ernest Zhang, the China program … Continued

Pat Smith Is Honored with the MU 2010 International Engagement Award

Columbia, Mo. (April 26, 2010) — The University of Missouri Council on International Initiatives (CII) has selected Pat Smith as a recipient of its 2010 International Engagement Award. The International Engagement Award, which is presented annually to select honorees, recognizes exemplary contributions by MU faculty, staff and students who are working to sustain and extend … Continued