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Southeast Journalism Conference ranks APSU’s The All State as best college newspaper for 2016

 

APSU Student Newspaper - The All State - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s student-produced newspaper The All State, after 85 years in print, can declare itself as the finest college paper in the Southeastern U.S.

The All State took first overall in the best college newspaper category at last week’s Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC), held February 18th-20th on the campus of APSU. The All State also placed third overall as best college website, while editor-in-chief Katelyn Clark, photo editor Taylor Slifko and staff writer Sarah Eskildson combined to finish second for best public service journalism.

Austin Peay's The All State took first overall in the best college newspaper category at the 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference.

Austin Peay’s The All State took first overall in the best college newspaper category at the 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference.

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APSU’s The All State to Host 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference

 

2016 Southeast Journalism Conference to be hosted by APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will host the 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC) February 18th-20th, 2016. Jake Lowary, APSU student publications adviser/The Leaf-Chronicle News Director, will serve as SEJC President until the 2017 host school is announced during this year’s conference.

Austin Peay State University hosts the 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC) February 18th-20th, 2016. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University hosts the 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC) February 18th-20th, 2016. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Student run newspaper The All State turns 85

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – On November 26th, 1930, a small, four-page newspaper appeared on the Austin Peay Normal School campus. The All State, as it was known, arrived that fall to present all of the school’s news and “gossip,” and by the spring of 1931, most students eagerly awaited its weekly publication.

85th anniversary of the Austin Peay student newspaper The All State

85th anniversary of the Austin Peay student newspaper The All State

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APSU’s student newspaper The All State takes home state, AP awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper, The All State, was recently honored for its excellence on both the regional and state levels.

The All State earned a No. 4 in the South ranking on February 27th at the annual Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC), held February 27th-28th at Georgia State University in Atlanta.

Sean McCully, left, Jennifer Smith, and Taylor Slifko work on an edition of The All State in the Student Publications office on Monday, April 13th, 2015. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

Sean McCully, left, Jennifer Smith, and Taylor Slifko work on an edition of The All State in the Student Publications office on Monday, April 13th, 2015. (Beth Liggett, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Student Newspaper Named 4th Best In South; Cartoonist Earns First-Place Honors

 

The All StateAustin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The All State, Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper, was ranked No. 4 in the South on Feb. 21 at the annual Southeast Journalism Conference, held Feb. 20-22 at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

The newspaper staff also earned individual awards in the annual Best of the South competition. Christy Walker, former cartoonist for The All State, was ranked No. 1 in the South for her editorial cartoons. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Faculty and Staff share recent Plaudits

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced publications or conferences attended as part of their professional and scholarly activities.

Maj. Amy Buck, recruiting operations officer, and Master Sgt. Maj. Randall Johnson, assistant professor of military science, were promoted recently to their current Army ranks. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University All State cartoonist Christy Walker finalist for National Award

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the first time in its 81-year history, a staff member of Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper, The All State, has been named a finalist for college media’s top prize.

Christy Walker, editorial cartoonist for the newspaper, was named a finalist for an individual Pacemaker award, presented annually to the country’s top college journalists and college media outlets. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University student Newspaper The All State named in Top 5 Papers in Southeast

 

Student Staff Garners Awards

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The All State, Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper, was named fourth best college newspaper in the south at the annual Southeast Journalism Conference held February 9th-11th at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Eight student staff members attended the annual conference, several of whom earned regional honors for their work. The All State ranked higher than all other Tennessee colleges competing and above a number of student newspapers from much larger journalism programs across the south.

A total of 34 colleges and universities entered the competition for Best College Newspaper in the South. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University’s Yearbook earns First Place Award

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s yearbook, The Monocle, was named a first-place winner in the American Scholastic Press Association’s 2011 Scholastic Review and Contest.

The 2010 edition of the yearbook was given the top distinction along with similar yearbooks from Clemson University, Michigan State University, Howard University and others.

Judges award points based on design, photography, writing and other criteria. First-, second- and third-place awards are given based on the total points awarded. «Read the rest of this article»

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The All State places at journalism conference

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three staff members from The All State student newspaper at Austin Peay State earned recognition as “Best of the South” for work they produced during the past year at the 25th annual Southeast Journalism Conference held February 17th-19th in Troy, AL.

Patrick Armstrong, editor-in-chief and graduate student from Lebanon, earned first place in “Best Public Service Journalism” for his series on campus police violating the federal Clery Act mandate multiple times over the past year for late reporting in the campus crime log and the late submission of the annual campus crime report. From this series, campus police now makes the campus crime log available online for public inspection. «Read the rest of this article»

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