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J-School Generations 2019

Mark your calendars!

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications will host J-School Generations on Oct. 24-25, 2019. The School of Journalism invites all J-School alumni to return to campus each fall during Homecoming Week to re-connect with faculty, students and alumni. You can network with tomorrow’s best and brightest students, reminisce with friends at a reception and celebrate your J-School pride with other alumni. 

Thursday, Oct. 24

  • Noon-4 p.m.: Career Fair and student-alumni networking, Adams Alumni Center. Lunch is from noon-1 p.m., and you must RSVP for lunch. (sign up here)
  • 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.: KU men's basketball pre-game party and alumni reception. Free for all J-School alumni, faculty, staff and students, Adams Alumni Center (sign up here)
  • 7 p.m.: KU men's exhibition basketball game vs. Fort Hays State University, Allen Fieldhouse. The J-School has secured a limited number of tickets for the game for J-School alumni and students. If you would like to attend as part of the J-School Generations group, please email jschool@ku.edu.

Friday, Oct. 25

  • 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Adams Alumni Center: Adobe XD Creative Jam is a great opportunity to learn XD (Adobe’s web and app prototyping system) and compete in a design challenge. Our Creative Jam will begin with training by Adobe pros, then a motivational speaker, followed by the project challenge brief (the best part). Alumni will mentor student teams as they compete in the challenge. Don’t worry if you don’t know XD or know design -- a large part of this is understanding project management and how people interact with content -- all of our journalism alumni are experts at that! Student entries will be judged by the Adobe team and prizes will be awarded. It is a short but fun design sprint! (sign up here)

Join Us!

J-School alumni are invited to participate in any or all of the activities. Email us at jschool@ku.edu to let us know which events you want to attend or with any questions you might have. We look forward to seeing you!

Did you miss J-School Generations last year?

See some photos from J-School Generations 2018 by visiting our J-School Generations Facebook page. Learn more about how J-School Generations is special for students and alumni in this YouTube video.

Social media

Facebook: Like our J-School Generations page to get the latest on this year's event plans and to hear from fellow alumni. 
Twitter: @KUJournalism #jschoolgenerations

Questions? Contact the School of Journalism at jschool@ku.edu or 785-864-4755.


Marlys Shulda
Associate Development Director
KU Endowment Association
1891 Constant Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66047