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College of Information and Communications


2017 Fall Conference

Events

SCSPA holds two one-day conferences a year at the Russell House Student Union. These conferences include five hours of educational sessions and afternoon award ceremonies. Regional and redesign workshops are offered periodically when interest and resources allow.

Fall conference – Oct. 18

Check out the fall conference awards online now. View all the individual awards and program ratings for literary magazine and yearbook programs.

Spring conference awards online

Find the 2018 individual awards and program ratings for broadcast, newsprint and online programs online now. Also, read about the outstanding students and advisers recognized for achievements at the spring conference in our news section.

CJI 2018 team projects

Check out the projects from the 2018 CJI teams. Each team produced multimedia packages about different topics, ranging from local coffee shops to the SC State Museum to WREN: Women's Rights and Empowerment Network.

Stay tuned for more information about CJI 2019.

Past Awards

One-day conferences

SCSPA holds two conferences a year - one in the fall, October 18, 2018, and one in the spring, April 1, 2019.

Instructors include both local and nationally recognized advisers and professionals. Sessions range from basic to advanced to trends.

Magazine and yearbook evaluation and individual awards, as well as the Bruce E. Konkle Rising Star Award, are presented in the fall. Newspaper, online and broadcast evaluation and individual awards, as well as the Journalist of the Year, the SCSPA and Yearbook scholarships, the Reid H. Montgomery Adviser of the Year and the Scroggins Award are presented during the spring conference.

Carolina Journalism Institute

2017 CJI Fees
Registration:
$225
On-campus lodging: $100 (two-person room)
Commuter: $25 parking fee or $0 (not parking on campus)

Let our national award-winning faculty prepare you for the your school year. You will leave the Carolina Journalism Institute with an online project and multimedia skills ready to implement next fall.

Each June, SIPA hosts the Carolina Journalism Institute for high school journalism students and advisers at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Sessions and activities are held in the new state-of-the-art facilities of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

See you in June!