You will be able to recognize, seize and realize opportunities to grow your career.
You will become part of a life-enriching community of ISU Greenlee students, staff, alumni, friends and practicing professionals.
You will learn how to adapt and thrive as a working professional in the digital networked world.
You will be challenged to shape your Greenlee experience to match your individualized, personal aspirations.
You will be astonished and inspired by the access and openness of your advisors and mentors among the Greenlee faculty, staff, alumni and visiting professionals.
You will become a hands-on practitioner and protector of one of the most vital pillars of service that upholds and empowers a free, civil and just society.
You will learn how to shape and lead the future of that society and evolve, with integrity, the future of journalism and communications.
You will be expected to work exceptionally hard, as both an individual and a member of a team.
You will be called by and held to the highest standards of academic rigor and personal ethics.
You will have the opportunity to build cherished relationships that last a lifetime.
You will experience the life-changing qualities and power of loyalty – loyalty to a high civic calling, to a community of ideals that will elevate your life, expand your worldview and ignite your aspirations.
You will embark on a personal journey at Greenlee unlike any other found in schools of journalism and communications anywhere in the world.
Above all, you will hit the ground running when you complete your graduation requirements and land your ﬁrst career job.
We, the students of The Greenlee School, will prepare ourselves for a professional life in journalism and communications, in such a manner that…
We will consistently show the Greenlee faculty and staff our genuine respect for their efforts, knowledge and experiences.
We will vigorously pursue excellence in all assignments and in every activity within the Greenlee School and the professional world.
We will become opportunistic learners and seekers of ideas – open to fresh thinking, new perspectives and every teachable moment.
We will exercise the highest levels of personal integrity and professional ethics in our conduct and our work.
We will become active, engaged citizens of the School, Iowa State University and the community.
We will embrace and fully utilize the resources provided by the Greenlee School and its faculty and staff.
We will become part of something larger than ourselves, positively representing the Greenlee tradition in the classroom, during extracurricular activities, on internships and in the community.
We will work exceptionally hard, both as individuals and members of a team.
We will become respected, valued professionals in our chosen fields.
We will be generous role models -- during and after our Greenlee education -- eagerly sharing our experience with future generations.
We will continuously expand our skills, learn from our mistakes and improve our practice of the craft.
We will accept and be energized by our responsibility to shape and elevate the future of journalism and mass communication.
The Greenlee School is one of the longest continuously accredited programs in the country. Upon your graduation, you should be able to possess the values and competencies as embraced by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC):