S.E. Cupp of CNN and Leslie Gaines-Ross of Weber Shandwick will present at the second annual Greenlee Summit, which will take place Sept. 5-6 on the Iowa State University campus. Hosted by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, the summit will bring industry professionals, community leaders, educators and students together to discuss strategies for fostering civil discourse.
Giles Fowler, who taught at the Greenlee School from 1982-2002, died Nov. 3. A funeral will be held Saturday, Jan. 5 at 2 p.m. in Ames. It will be followed by a reception with refreshments at the church. There will also be a drinks and appetizer gathering the night before. See obituary for more details.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Iowa State University Alumni Association presented awards to Dave Kurns, the late Henry Ong, Art Slusark and Dan Winters during Homecoming Week. Bill Tubbs received Greenlee’s Schwartz Award and Jen Sorenson was recognized by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
ISU alumni Doug and Karen Jeske were presented with the 2018 Order of the Knoll Emerging Philanthropist Award. Doug holds a degree in agricultural journalism and is a member of the Greenlee School Advisory Council.
Joel Geske, associate professor in advertising, is the first recipient of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication’s Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship made possible by Iowa State alumna, Denise Essman (marketing, 1973). The inaugural Faculty Fellowship rewards an advertising professor who has demonstrated excellence in their profession.
Kim Guthrie, President of Cox Media Group and Iowa State University alumna in journalism, will present the Greenlee School’s 2018 Futures Forum, “From the Iowa Cornfield to the New York Boardroom,” Oct. 4. The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union Campanile Room. Refreshments will be available at 3:30 p.m.
Sara Wyant, president and founder of Agri-Pulse Communications Inc., the nation’s largest communications firm focused on agricultural and rural policy issues, will present the 2018 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture Oct. 2 at Iowa State University. Wyant earned a degree in journalism and mass communications from Iowa State in 1980.
William F. “Bill” Tubbs, co-owner and co-publisher of the Eldridge North Scott Press and Wilton-Durant Advocate News and longtime supporter of journalism eduacation, will receive the Greenlee School’s 2018 James W. Schwartz Award. The annual award recognizes distinguished service to journalism and communication.
Paul Kix (’03 journalism) stumbled on the topic of his first book, The Saboteur, in the most unlikely of places: the New York Times obituaries. The Saboteur was published in December and, coming full circle, received high praise from the Feb. 4 New York Times Book Review.