RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 28, 2011) – Students at Cabrini College earned eight national journalism awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for their work in The Loquitur, the College’s student-produced newspaper.
Many of the stories focused on issues of social justice.
Receiving Gold Circle Awards are:
Elizabeth Krupka ’12 and Alyssa Mentzer ’12 earned second place in the In-Depth News/Feature Story category for “War, rape fueled by our phones, computers” (Nov. 14, 2010)
Kelsey Kastrava ’12 earned third place in the Personality Profile category for “Young refugees ‘lost’ and found in local woman’s home” (March 13, 2011)
Krupka and Danielle McLaughlin ’12 earned second place in the Feature Page Design category for “Cabrini-Opoly” (Aug. 31, 2011)
Kastrava earned second certificate of merit in the Editorial Writing category for “Homeless deserve more than just a casual glance” (Oct. 25, 2010)
Eric Gibble ’11 earned second certificate of merit in the Spot News Photography category for pictures from the Restoring Honor Rally in Washington, D.C., featured in “Call to action” (Aug. 31, 2010)
Loquitur editors earned first certificate of merit in the Overall Newspaper Design category and first certificate of merit in the Front Page Design category, and fourth place in the Overall Newspaper Design for Tabloid category.
Founded in 1925, the CSPA is an international student press association affiliated with Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Other schools earning Gold Circle Awards this year include the University of Pennsylvania, Ball State University, the University of Alabama, the University of Oklahoma, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
About Cabrini College Students do extraordinary things at Cabrini College, a residential Catholic college welcoming learners of all faiths, cultures and backgrounds. Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the College provides a transformational “education of the heart,” focusing on academic excellence, leadership development and a commitment to social justice.
Cabrini offers 1,300 full-time undergraduate students more than 30 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations and minors. Nearly 2,000 students are in graduate studies programs at the main campus in Radnor, Pa., and at 15 off-site locations. The College’s serene 112-acre campus is located 30 minutes from Philadelphia.