We’re one of the top SPJ campus chapters in the nation!

We’ve got news! At the Excellence in Journalism conference in Baltimore, DePaul’s SPJ chapter was named runner-up for national campus chapter of the year. Congratulations to this year’s board and the 2017-18 officers for all their hard work in earning this honor. DePaul SPJ chapter also was recognized as the Region 5 Campus Chapter of […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul’s Kelly, Rudnik Receive Awards

Former SPJ/ONA DePaul officers and graduate students Brianna Kelly and Jakub Rudnik picked up awards Friday at the DePaul University College of Communication awards ceremony on the Loop campus. Kelly, the outgoing SPJ/ONA DePaul president, received the organization’s Outstanding Leadership Award, dubbed the “SPJ MVP” award by the students. During her two years on the […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul Accepts Leadership Award

SPJ/ONA DePaul, the campus organization for the Society of Professional Journalists and the Online News Association, received the Outstanding Organizational Development award Thursday night at the DePaul Socially Responsible Leadership Awards at the Lincoln Park Student Center. SPJ/ONA DePaul was honored for its innovative programming, which includes social media training, ethics, free speech, coding and […]

DePaul Wins 23 SPJ Region 5 MOE Awards, 7 First-Places

DePaul University College of Communication journalism students won 23 awards, including seven first-place wins, in the SPJ Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards on April 12. The Region 5 awards recognize the best student work in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. The winners advance to the national SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards, which will be judged […]

SPJ/ONA DePaul Featured in Conversations Magazine

SPJ/ONA DePaul is featured on the cover of the most recent edition of Conversations, the magazine of the DePaul University College of Communication. The story focuses on the student organization winning the SPJ National Campus Chapter of the Year award for the second time in three years, as well as the group’s efforts to launch […]

SPJ DePaul Named National Chapter of the Year

SPJ DePaul was named National Campus Chapter of the Year for the second time in three years on Aug. 25 at the Excellence in Journalism Conference in Anaheim, Calif. The DePaul chapter, founded in 2010 in DePaul’s College of Communication, also was named the Region 5 (Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky) Chapter of the Year. “These […]