DePaul Students Win 19 SPJ Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards

DePaul University journalism students won 19 awards — including six first-place finishes — at the SPJ Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards April 14 in Indianapolis. The six winners advance to the national Mark of Excellence Awards to compete with 11 other regions. Those winners will be announced in late September. Region 5 covers universities …

SPJ Region 5 Social Media Ethics Presentation Links and Resources

Thank you for attending the SPJ Region 5 Social Media Ethics presentation with Amy Bartner of the Indianapolis Star and Mike Reilley of DePaul University and The Journalist’s Toolbox. We’ll be tweeting under #spjethics and the #spjr5 conference hashtag. Please include them when you tweet. Mike will Storify the highlights of the discussion off the …

SPJ DePaul ’10-Minute Mentors’ Program

SPJ DePaul completed its professional development campus chapter requirement on Oct. 28 with a “10-Minute Mentors” event at its downtown Loop campus newsroom. Student members brought their resumes and sought career advice from some of the leading journalists in the Chicago area. The chapter would like to thank the journalists for taking time out of …

SPJ DePaul Named ‘Most Outstanding Student Organization’ on Campus

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 …

SPJ Panel Explores Chicago’s Music Scene

More than 40 students and members of the Chicago music community gathered at DePaul University’s College of Communication on May 19 to explore the ethical issues, impact of technology and the future of covering Chicago’s music scene. The event was live-tweeted using the hashtag #SPJchat. Go to the Twitter page to scroll through tweets from …

SPJ DePaul Student Executive Board Officers

Congratulations to our new student executive board for SPJ DePaul. Our leaders will serve from the Spring 2011 to the Spring 2012 quarters! President-Meredith Gonsalves Vice President-Lauren Camplin Secretary-Tabitha Hurley Treasurer-Ewa Lyczewska Event-Program Coordinator-Katie Karpowicz Membership Coordinator-Nick Tarantino Publicity Coordinator-Ali Trumbull