The School of Journalism and Mass Communication prides itself on providing students with individualized support and attention to support their academic, professional and individual growth. The school has several staff and student leaders dedicated to supporting student success.

The SJMC Student Center is the hub for student services and support. Stop by to meet the team.

Meet the Team

Jake Mayer (they/them)

Jake Mayer is the SJMC Student Success and Engagement Coordinator.

Anna Newnum (she/her)

Anna Newnum is the SJMC Academic Advisor.

Michelle Sillman (she/her)

Michelle Sillman is the SJMC Recruitment, Internship and Placement Coordinator.

SJMC Peer Mentors

Peer Mentors support and encourage student success, specifically new and first or second year students. Peer Mentors help students throughout the academic year through one-on-one and group meetings. Peer Mentors are knowledgeable guides for students – someone who can provide access to ideas, study tips, resources and serve as a role model and advocate.