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Schedule for 2013 Fall Conference in Lawrence posted

8 a.m. —Kansas Union Fourth Floor Registration 8:45 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. Welcome, Awards and Opening Comments (Dean Ann Brill, KU journalism school; Kara Lynch, KSPA Interim Executive Director; Jim McCrossen, KSPA President) — Alderson Auditorium 9:10 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Ron Johnson, the director of Student Media…...

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2013 Fall Conferences set

KSPA’s annual Fall Conference schedule has been set in motion, and advisers should start planning now to bring students from newspaper, yearbook, web and broadcast programs for the educational sessions and on-site critiques. A registration form is at the bottom of this page. Please fill it out, tally up your…...

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KU Fall Conference Highlights

Here’s a quick rundown of all the great sessions, great students and great times at the KU Fall Conference, Sept. 24, 2012, at the Kansas Union at the University of Kansas. More than 650 students from 42 schools attended the conference....

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Colby CC to host Sept. 26 KSPA Fall Conference

Because of a scheduling conflict in Hays, the Sept. 26, 2012 Fall Conference has been moved to Colby Community College. KSPA is offering FREE registration for ALL Areas 4 and 5 KSPA members attending ANY  (including Manhattan and Lawrence) conference this year. This should offset some of the increase in…...

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Fall Conferences set for KU, K-State and Fort Hays

In a tradition that dates to 1919, the Kansas Scholastic Press Association again this year will host fall conferences for student-journalists and their advisers across the state. For the 14th consecutive year, advisers will have the choice to attend a conference at a university of their choice: Monday, Sept. 24,…...

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Kansas schools clean up at NSPA awards show

SEATTLE — Four Kansas publications from three schools earned Pacemaker Awards Saturday afternoon at the National Scholastic Press Association’s awards ceremony at the Washington State Convention Center. Shawnee Mission East led by earning Pacemakers for the Harbinger Online website and the Hauberk yearbook. Yearbooks from Shawnee Mission North (The Indian)…...

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2012 Fall Conferences set

KSPA’s annual Fall Conference schedule has been set, and advisers should start planning now to bring students from newspaper, yearbook, web and broadcast programs for the educational sessions and on-site critiques. The conference slate opens on Monday, Sept. 24 at the Kansas Union on the campus of the University of…...

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JEA president’s visit highlights fall conferences

In a tradition that extends all the way back to 1919, the Kansas Scholastic Press Association again this year will host fall conferences for student-journalists and their advisers across this great state. For the 13th consecutive year, advisers will have the choice to attend a conference at a university of…...

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Kansas students bring home awards from JEA/NSPA contests

Once again, students from Kansas high schools and middle schools brought home more than their share of honors at the JEA/NSPA national convention in Anaheim, Calif. Saturday’s National Scholastic Press Association awards ceremony was laden with mentions of winners from the Shawnee Mission district. NSPA Executive Director Logan Aimone paused…...

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PODCAST: Nelson encourages students to think locally in their publications

Colleen McCain Nelson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer from The Dallas Morning News, urged Kansas high schools students to affect change at their schools by writing compelling editorials. Nelson, a graduate of Salina South High School and the University of Kansas, spoke to students at the 2010 Fall Conferences at…...

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