Columbia Scholastic Press Association
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CSPA is affiliated with the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in the City of New York.
2005 Collegiate Crown Recipients
CSPA presents 19 Gold, 29 Silver Crowns at 2005 Student Awards Convocation
NEW YORK, NY - The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announced its top awards for collegiate publications at the 27th annual College Media Convention.
Of the 1,845 current CSPA members eligible to enter the Crown Awards, 1,238 magazines, newspapers and yearbooks actually submitted copies for this judging. Judging took place at Columbia University from December 20-22, 2004 by the Board of Crown Judges. Publications were judged on writing/editing, design, concept, photography, art and graphics.
Eleven college newspapers, four magazines, and four yearbooks received Gold Crown Awards while 29 other college publications received the second highest CSPA award, known as the Silver Crown. Gold Crowns have been presented annually since 1982, and Silver Crowns have been given since 1984.
The Awards Convocation took place at the Grand Ballroom, The Roosevelt Hotel, East 45th Street and Madison Avenue, New York City on Saturday, March 19th at 2 p.m.
Edmund J. Sullivan, director of the CSPA, presented plaques to those winners attending the Convention. Remaining awards will be mailed to winners beginning March 28th.
The CSPA is an international student press association uniting student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges and award programs. Owned by Columbia University since 1925 and operated as a program of its Graduate School of Journalism, the Association offers three major services: 1) annual competitions and awards for members, including the Crown Awards, 2) planning two conventions (one national, one regional) and a week-long summer workshop at Columbia, plus 3) small press publishing activities to support an e-zine and one to two books per year.
The judging panel included: Leah Bailey, associate art director at Cigar Afi cionado magazine, New York, NY; Jenny Dial, graduate student and sports freelancer, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; Dr. Gloria (Lori) Eastman, professor of English and English education, Buffalo State College, State University of New York; Nick Ferentinos, retired adviser and consultant, Cupertino, CA; Mark Herron, Director of Secondary Education Services of Journalism at Ball State University in Muncie, IN; Monica Hill, director of the North Carolina Scholastic Media Association, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Mark Murray, coordinator of technology systems for Arlington Independent School District in Arlington, TX; Steve O’Donoghue, director of the High School Newspaper Support Program, San Francisco, CA; C. B. “Bruce” Watterson, chair of CSPAA Judging Standards and Practices, associate vice president of public relations and communications at Darlington School, Rome, GA; Renva Watterson, chairperson of the department of communication arts and interim dean of the School Liberal Arts at Shorter College in Rome, GA.
For further information, contact the CSPA directly.
College Gold Crown MagazinesEthos, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
The Huron River Review, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI;
Voice Where Prohibited, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
College Gold Crown NewspapersIndiana Daily Student (Spring 2004), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
Iowa State Daily (Spring 2004), Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
Kansas State Collegian (Fall 2003), Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;
Kansas State Collegian (Spring 2004), Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;
The Daily News (Fall 2003), Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
The Daily News (Spring 2004), Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
The Daily Texan (Spring 2004), The University of Texas, Austin, TX;
The Oklahoma Daily (Fall 2003), The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
The Oklahoma Daily (Spring 2004), The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
The Shorthorn (Fall 2003), University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX;
The Shorthorn (Spring 2004), University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.
College Gold Crown YearbooksCitadel, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA;
Ibis, University of Miami, Miami, FL;
Petit Jean, Harding University, Searcy, AR;
Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.
College Silver Crown MagazinesThe Bridge, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA;
Hair Trigger 26, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
Myriad, Middlesex Community College, Edison, NJ; Myriad
Grub Street, Towson University, Towson, MD;
West 17th, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
Aura, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL;
Berkeley Scientific, University of California – Berkeley, Berkeley, CA;
Tusk, California State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA;
Skald, Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY; Skald
Miambiance, Miami Dade College - Kendall Campus, Miami, FL.
College Silver Crown NewspapersCollege Heights Herald (Fall 2003), Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
College Heights Herald (Spring 2004), Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
El Don (Spring 2004), Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
F News (Fall 2003), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL;
F News (Spring 2004), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL;
Indiana Daily Student (Fall 2003), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
The Daily Collegian (Fall 2003), Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA;
The Daily Pennsylvanian (Spring 2004), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
The Mirror (Spring 2004), University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO;
The Northwest Missourian (Spring 2004), Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
The State Press (Spring 2004), Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ;
The University Daily (Fall 2003), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
The University Daily (Spring 2004), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY.
College Silver Crown YearbooksAgromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC;
Arbutus, Indiana University at Bloomington, Bloomington, IN;
La Vie, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA;
Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
The Bluestone, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
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CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.