Please note: The 2020 Drake Relays have been postponed. This postponement also impacts all alumni programming scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Relays, including this event. Please visit our announcement for more details.


SJMC Relays Reunion

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) is celebrating 100 years of communication education at Drake. The celebration will culminate in an alumni reception during Drake Relays weekend 2020 on Saturday, April 25, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. in Meredith Hall. Get your classmates together and return to campus for a fun-filled evening. (Hint about our theme: “Meredith Hall Crawl”!)

Proud SJMC Alum

In addition, we will be celebrating the “matriculation” of electronic media Professor Todd Evans after 36 years at Drake! Send your thoughts, tears, memories and best wishes for Todd to Dean Kathleen Richardson at for compilation.

Stay tuned to the SJMC’s centennial website for updates and how to buy SJMC Centennial Swag. Learn about SJMC history and contribute your own “SJMC Stories” to the site.

Donate to the SJMC Centennial Fund to help support the next 100 years of excellence at Drake!

When: Saturday, April 25, from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: Meredith Hall
Cost: $25.00/person
Note: Your ticket price will cover non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, (including a special Centennial beer), heavy hors d'oeuvres, and a T-shirt screening event.

See Who's Coming

 Contact Denise Ganpat at or (515) 271-3194.

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