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Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia Scholastic Press Association
CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.
Who We Are
Important Dates & Deadlines
Judging for CSPA
CSPA Future Dates
How We Can Help
Awards for Student Work
Gold Circle Awards
Joseph M. Murphy Award
Charles R. O'Malley Award
James F. Paschal Award
Edmund J. Sullivan Award
Conventions and Workshops
Summer Journalism Workshop
Registration Fees and Payments
2015 Scholastic Crowns Announced
CSPA presented the Scholastic Crown Awards today at the Awards Convocation, the concluding event at the 2015 spring convention.
Four Gold Keys Announced
CSPA will award four Gold Keys at this year's Convention on Friday, March 20 at the Award Luncheon.
CSPA Presents Collegiate Crowns Awards
On 3/13/15 CSPA Executive Director Edmund Sullivan announced the Gold and Silver Crown Awards for collegiate publications.
Get Inspiration for your classroom
Download posters from Robert Greenman that you can hang in your classroom. They have many ideas for your students to use for story ideas.
In Their Voices Returns
CSPA invited all 2014 Crown Finalists to submit spreads that their staff believed helped elevate their publications to Crown status. These examples were published during the 2012-2013 academic year. Read their observations.
Scenes from the 2014 CSPA Fall Conference
2014 Gold Circle Winner Sampling for Yearbooks and Digital Media
2013 CSPA Fall Conference Photos
2013 Crown Award Examples
Become a member
BECOME A MEMBER
Only CSPA members can enter contests and receive Medalist Critiques.
Important Dates and Deadlines
Call for entries: Yearbooks and Digital Media
October 13, 2015
Call for entries: Newspapers, Magazines and Spring yearbooks
June 15, 2015 - EXTENDED