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.

Convention Program

Convention Advisory Program

Sessions will be announced as they are confirmed in January 2015. For now, you can download a copy of last year's convention to get a sense of the type sessions that are offered at the convention.

Download the Advisory Program.

2014 CSPA Convention Advisory Program [9.9 MB]

Convention Program Outline

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
8am- 3pm Registration
10-10:45am First Topic Sessions, 
11-11:45am Second Topic Sessions , Student Swap Shops
Noon-1:20pm Lunch
1:30-2:15pm Third Topic Sessions, Student Swap Shops
2:30-3:15pm Fourth Topic Sessions, Student Swap Shops

Thursday, March 19, 2015
8am -3pm Registration continues
9-9:45am Fifth Topic Sessions
10-10:45am Sixth Topic Sessions, Student Swap Shops
11-11:45am Seventh Topic Sessions, Student Swap Shops
Noon-1:20pm Lunch, Advisers Lunch
1:30-2:15pm Eighth Topic Sessions, Student Swap Shops
2:30-3:15pm Ninth Topic Sessions

Friday, March 20, 2015
8-10:45am Registration continues
8:45-9:30am  Tenth Topic Sessions
9:45-10:30am Eleventh Topic Sessions Student Swap Shops
10:45-11:30am Twelfth Topic Sessions, Student Swap Shops
11:45-12:30pm Advisers Association Meeting,Thirteenth Topic Sessions
Noon-2:20pm Lunch, Advisers Luncheon, Murphy, O’Malley, Gold Key Award Presentations
2:30-3:30pm Awards Convocation Crown Awards