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Outstanding Campus Chapter finalists announced


Tara Puckey, SPJ Membership Strategist, 317-920-4784,
Rachel Semple, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317-920-4785,

INDIANAPOLIS — Each year the Society of Professional Journalists selects one campus chapter to honor for its outstanding support of the Society’s missions, members and journalism.

SPJ’s 12 regional directors select one of their regional chapters that has shown overall excellence. At-large directors review nominations and select the winning campus chapter.

Outstanding Campus Chapter finalists are:
Region 1 – Southern Connecticut State University
Region 2 – University of Maryland
Region 3 – Florida International University
Region 4 – Ohio University
Region 5 – Eastern Kentucky University
Region 6 – Minnesota State – Mankato
Region 7 – Lindenwood University
Region 8 – Texas State University
Region 9 – Colorado State University
Region 10 – Western Washington University
Region 11 – University of La Verne
Region 12 – University of Louisiana

The winner will be announced during the Student Union at the Excellence in Journalism 2016 conference in New Orleans. To see a map of the regions and a list of campus chapters, click here.

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