Friday, April 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
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Winthrop University, McBryde Hall
695 Scholars Walk

Rock Hill, SC 29733

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Jennifer Faulkner
S.C. Press Association

SCPA Collegiate Meeting & Awards Presentation
Hosted by The Johnsonian & Roddey McMillan Record, Winthrop University

This event is open to collegiate newspaper staffs and advisers.

Join us for a day of training and celebrating Collegiate Journalism in the Palmetto State!
The meeting will be hosted in McBryde Hall at Winthrop University.

Agenda for Collegiate Meeting:

9:30 - 10 a.m.  | Registration and newspaper swap

10 – 11 a.m.     |  Life After Graduation
Panel discussion featuring Cassie Cope, healthcare and wallet issues
reporter at The Charlotte Observer, former politics reporter at The State, and former SCPA
Foundation intern with the Index-Journal in Greenwood; Heather Long, multimedia producer
for GVLtoday, former freelancer for CNN, and former multimedia producer for WHNS Fox Carolina
in Greenville; and Mark Manicone, staff writer for The Lancaster News

11 a.m. – noon  | Innovation in video & multimedia journalism
Featuring Sumter Item Publisher Vince Johnson and Chief Digital Officer Micah Green

Noon – 1 p.m.  | Lunch - Vouchers provided by Winthrop University
Thank you to The Johnsonian & Roddey McMillan Record for providing lunch vouchers for all attendees! Lunch options are available in the DiGiorgio Campus Center including Chic-fil-a, Burger Studio, Miso (Asian cuisine), The Wedge (salads), and Zoca (Tex Mex).  

1 – 1:45 p.m.  | Roundtable Discussion (Choose One)
writing | 
design/photography | digital/social media | editing/management

1:45– 1:50 p.m.  | Break

1:50 – 2:05 p.m.  | Keynote Addresses with 2017 Journalists of the Year

2:05 – 2:30 p.m.  | Awards Presentation 

Cost to attend is $5. You must register by April 16.

Parking will be available outside of McBryde Hall. Winthrop University students will be in the lot to assist with parking.

 Payment options: 

  • You can securely pay by credit card here. You'll be prompted after registering your newspaper's attendees. 
  • You are also welcome to pay by check. You can select the "Pay by Check" option when checking out and SCPA's address will be listed. 
  • If you'd like to be invoiced, simply select "Pay at the Door" and we'll email you a PDF invoice that you can submit for payment later.