SPJ DePaul Named ‘Most Outstanding Student Organization’ on Campus

SPJ DePaul incoming president Meredith Gonsalves (left) and incoming secretary Tabitha Hurley accept the award. (Courtesy Photo)

SPJ DePaul was named the university’s “most outstanding student organization” June 1 at a Leadership & Involvement Celebration on the Lincoln Park Campus.

The Division of Student Affairs and The Student Leadership Institute selected SPJ DePaul from more than 225 campus organizations.

SPJ DePaul became a fully recognized student chapter by the Society of Professional Journalists  Board of Directors in April. DePaul’s student chapter has 59 members, making it one of the largest in SPJ Region 5 (Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky).