Congrats to VCU, fellow Region 2 Mark of Excellence winners!

Congrats to Dan Nacu, a cartoonist from Virginia Commonwealth University, and all of the other Mark of Excellence Award winners and finalists from Region 2! General Column Writing, Four-Year College/University National Winner: Christopher Haxel, The University of Maryland Online Feature Reporting, Four-Year College/University National Winner: “Salmonella Lurks from Farm to Fork,” by Jeffrey Benzing, EstherContinue reading “Congrats to VCU, fellow Region 2 Mark of Excellence winners!”

2012 Virginia SPJ, SDX Educational Foundation Scholarships

Dear College Journalists, Students, Professors and Financial Aid Officers: Applications are now being accepted for two scholarships of $1,500 each, available to rising juniors or seniors attending a Virginia college or university. The Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation awards the scholarships annually, with support from Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter. Applications must be postmarkedContinue reading “2012 Virginia SPJ, SDX Educational Foundation Scholarships”

A note from Region 2 Director Brian Eckert

Dear SPJ Region 2 Members:  Please save the date for the 2012 SPJ Region 2 Conference, to be held in North Carolina for the first time on March 30-31. The Elon University Chapter will host at its beautiful campus, conveniently located off I-85/I-40 near Burlington, N.C.  Pro and student members alike will enjoy journalism training,Continue reading “A note from Region 2 Director Brian Eckert”

2012 Region 2 Spring Conference at Elon University March 30-31

From our friends at the Elon University student chapter: Join your fellow ink-stained wretches and muckrakers at the Society of Professional Journalists Region 2 conference in beautiful Elon, North Carolina, March 30-31.  The conference hosted by Elon University, will include professionals from all journalism fields, experts from academia, panels for our professional attendees and anContinue reading “2012 Region 2 Spring Conference at Elon University March 30-31”