May Scheve Reardon ’92 Named Executive Director of Missouri Lottery

MO Lottery logoThe Missouri Lottery Commission has named May Scheve Reardon (MA, Media Communications, 1992) as the executive director of the Missouri Lottery. She is the Lottery’s fifth executive director since Lottery sales began in January 1986.

Reardon, the first woman to hold the position, brings extensive leadership experience in the financial, nonprofit and government sectors, including 12 years as a state representative serving on budget, appropriations and a joint committee on gaming and wagering.

“We’re confident that Reardon has the skills we are looking for to lead the Missouri Lottery and move the agency in a new direction,” said Kevin Roberts, chair of the Missouri Lottery Commission. “We look forward to working with her to help the Lottery maximize funding for public education in Missouri during these tough economic times.” Continue reading

Crystal Ramey ’07 Joins Kwame Building Group as Marketing Coordinator

Crystal Ramey1Crystal Ramey (BA, Public Relations, 2007) has joined Kwame Building Group, a St. Louis-based construction management firm, as marketing coordinator.

Ramey is responsible for creating and coordinating marketing, advertising, public relations and Kwame Foundation projects.

Ramey currently is pursuing her master’s degree in advertising and marketing communications at Webster University. Continue reading

Words from the Dean: Going Online

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We’re so thrilled to hear about all the great things happening in your lives that sometimes we forget to share the exciting news in our own!

The School of Communications is now offering two graduate degrees that can be completed entirely online — an MA in Communications Management and a MA in Public Relations. It’s an exciting opportunity for students looking to interact with peers across the street or across an ocean. Continue reading