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.

Summer Journalism Workshop

Explore Journalism in New York City this Summer
June 19-24, 2016 at Columbia University in the City of New York
Our Summer Journalism Workshop registration site for 2016 will be available in December 2015.


Come join us and print and digital secondary school student journalists and their advisers as they improve their skills, rethink their publications and take part in a learning experience like no other – in the media capital of the world!

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association invites print and online staffs to its 35th annual Summer Journalism Workshop, held on the historic campus of Columbia University in the City of New York.

Each student or adviser participant will be required to register for a particular class sequence, focusing on either writing, editing, management or advanced design.

Registration for this five-day intensive program is limited to 200 participants, with a waiting list to be maintained once the limit has been reached.