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A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Alumni and Friends

We value our alumni and friends in the A.Q. Miller School - you are important to us! Alumni and friends help keep us networked in various educational endeavors and support the school in innumerable ways. We are always here to help or just catch up with our alumni and friends. Please let us know what has been happening with you. Please share your news on jobs, promotions, awards, and other interesting information by emailing Brittany Brooks, blbrooks@k-state.edu.

Many alumni who recognize the role the School of Journalism and Mass Communications played in their development realize they want to give back something to the school. How can you support excellence in journalism education?


Find out how you can give to the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

UPDATE Magazine

Published twice a year, UPDATE keeps you up to date and informed in the latest happenings at the A.Q. Miller School, as well as news and features on JMC alumni. 

Alumni Updates

Featuring: Josey (Heller) Hammer


December 1, 2017


JenRus Freelance is excited to announce the hiring of Josey (Heller) Hammer as Project Manager for the company.  Josey is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Mass Communications and Photojournalism. 

One of her roles will be fostering projects for the ProjectWeKan crowd funding site, through a partner initiative with the Kansas Sampler Foundation.  If you represent a non-profit or community project that could benefit from a crowd funding platform, please go to www.projectwekan.com.  ProjectWeKan can be a great way to reach out-of-town contributors and/or be used as a match for Dane G. Hansen funding or other grant requests. 

Before joining JenRus Freelance, Josey operated her own photography studio, Photos by Josey, in Portis, Kan.  She specialized in wedding and engagement photography for 10 years, as well as graphic design and marketing. Originally from Hunter, Kan., Josey is married to Scandia native, Jeffrey Hammer, and they have two boys, Hutchins (7) and Halden (3).

JenRus Freelance is marketing company located in Courtland, KS.  The company specializes in marketing, website development, graphic design, economic development, and social media marketing through avenues like Facebook.  Josey joins the already existing staff of Luke Mahin and Jenny Russell. To learn more visit, www.jenrusfreelance.com.