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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
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
Register for 2014 SJW program
Still some time to register for a class at this year's CSPA Summer Journalism Workshop held at Columbia University on June 22-27, 2014.
See the 2014 Scholastic Crowns
CSPA presented the 2014 Scholastic Crown Awards on 3/21/14 at the 90th Scholastic Convention.
See the 2014 College Crowns
CSPA presented the 2014 Collegiate Crown Awards on 3/14/14 at the College Media Convention.
2014 James Paschal Award Recipient Named
Meredith Cummings, director of the Alabama Scholastic Press Association has been named the 2014 Paschal Award recipient. Read more about her work as ASPA director.
2014 Gold Circle Winners
The yearbook and digital media winners are announced for the 2014 Gold Circles.
2013 Summer Journalism Workshop Photos
2013 CSPA Scholastic Spring Convention
2013 Crown Award Examples
2014 Gold Circle Winner Sampling for Yearbooks and Digital Media
Become a member
Only CSPA members can enter contests and receive Medalist Critiques.
Important Dates and Deadlines
Call for entries: News, Magazine, Spring yearbooks
June 10, 2014
CSPA's Summer Journalism Workshop
To apply: May 5th; Final payments: June 2nd
CSPA Membership Form 2014-2015
2014 Summer Journalism Workshop Registration Form