David Eshelman Outstanding Campus Adviser Award
Deadline for nominations: April 11
The Outstanding Campus Chapter Adviser Award, initiated in 1978, is presented annually to the person who has made an exceptional contribution to the campus chapter for which he or she serves as SPJ adviser.
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2018 Colleen Steffen, Ball State University
2017 No winner chosen
2016 No winner chosen
2015 Nerissa Young, Ohio University
2014 Chris Delboni, Florida International University
2013 Mike Reilley, DePaul University
2012 Jenny Wohlfarth
2011 Mead Loop
2010 No honoree
2009 Beth Konrad
2008 Dr. Kathleen Wickham
2007 Rick Brunson
2006 No Award
2005 Ernest Wiggins, University of South Carolina
2004 Dr. George Keeler, University of La Verne
2003 Dr. Richard Johns, University of Iowa
2002 Sue Kopen Katcef, University of Maryland
2001 Charles Davis, University of Missouri
1999 Neil Ralston, Truman State University
1998 Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia University
In 1993, the SPJ board voted to change the award name to the David Eshelman Outstanding Campus Adviser Award in order to honor Mr. Eshelman, a longtime member of the Society and Board Parliamentarian, who was killed in 1993.
Nominees must be a member of SPJ and serve as a chapter adviser.
Nominations must be made by an SPJ chapter officer. Nomination form should be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from a chapter officer(s) that highlights chapter programing for the prior year, attendance at the Excellence in Journalism Conference/Regional Conference and addresses why the nominee is deserving of this national recognition. Self-nominations are not permitted.
Winner Announcement and Presentation
Winner will be honored at the SPJ National Convention.
All entries should be submitted no later than April 11.
For More Information
Contact SPJ Headquarters at 317-927-8000 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org