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Upcoming Events:

Time Event Title
8:00 am Apr 24thJ Days ANDERSEN HALL
Student advisory board members will provide coffee and water in Andersen Hall's lobby from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. during J Days.

Stop by for a cup of java on the house!
11:00 am Apr 24thADPR panel discussion LIED CENTER for PERFORMING ARTS
Topic: Your future in advertising and public relations, the skills you need in a digital age.
2:00 pm Apr 24thBRDC & JOUR panel discussion Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
Topic: your future in broadcasting and journalism the skills you need in a digital age.
3:30 pm Apr 24thAlumni Panel Discussion Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
Topic: You're hired, the dos and dont's of landing your first mass comm job.
8:00 am Apr 25thJ Days ANDERSEN HALL
Student advisory board members will provide coffee and water in Andersen Hall's lobby from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. during J Days.

Stop by for a cup of java on the house!
9:00 am Apr 25thSPJ Spring Conference/Mark of Excellence Awards SPJ Region 7 Spring Conference
This year’s conference will take place Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26, 2014, on the campus of Johnson County Community College, located in Overland Park, a suburb of Kansas City.

Regional winners will find out if they received 1st, 2nd or 3rd at each region’s spring conference. First place winners will move onto the national MOE competition. MOE national winners will be announced in late April 2014.

Student entries are as follows:

ONLINE NEWS REPORTING
Casey Sill
"Lincoln's homeless population struggles with cold temperatures"
NewsNetNebraska.org

ONLINE SPORTS REPORTING
Maricia Guzman
"For amateur mixed martial artist, a long road to fight"
NewsNetNebraska.org

RADIO FEATURE
Kassi Nelson
"A little help from my friends"
KRNU FM

TELEVISION GENERAL NEWS REPORTING
Haley Herzog
"Unknown circumstances surround Lincoln homeless man's death"
NewNetNebraska

Madalyn Gotschall
"Sex trafficking in Nebraska"
Time Warner Educational Access Channel

BEST ALL-AROUND TELEVISION NEWSCAST
Staff
Star City News
Time Warner Educational Access Channel

FEATURE WRITING (LARGE) 10,000+ STUDENTS
Jourdyn Kaarre
"We're the Working Poor"
Lincoln Journal Star

TELEVISION IN-DEPTH REPORTING
Haley Herzog
"Nebraska law enforcement hit by Colorado's legalization of marijuana"
NewsNetNebraska.org

BEST AFFILIATED WEBSITE
Staff
NewsNetNebraska.org

TELEVISION FEATURE REPORTING
Jenna Jaynes
"Nebraska's first male color guard member lives his dream"
Time Warner Educational Access Channel


12:00 pm Apr 25thJ Days Alumni Awards Luncheon TBA
The CoJMC will present awards of excellence to our alumni winners during a luncheon April 25 from Noon to 1 p.m.
1:30 pm Apr 25thJ Days Student Work Fair ANDERSEN HALL
Student displays will include work from the following:

• KRNU
• Fast Forward
• Star City News
• Nebraska News Service
• Campaigns
• NSAC
• Native Daughters
• Jacht Ad Lab
• Mosaic
• Drone Journalism Lab
• Photojournalism depth-report projects
4:00 pm Apr 25thJ Days Honors Convocation MARY RIEPMA ROSS MEDIA ARTS CENTER - VAN BRUNT VISITORS CENTER
The honors convocation honor our students' achievements:
• Kappa Tau Alpha (journalism honorary)
• Dean's Honor Roll
• University Honors
• Scholarship recipients
• Special awards
5:30 pm Apr 25thOmaha Press Club Scholarship Awards Omaha Press Club
Scholarships from the Omaha Press Club Foundation will be presented at a dinner Friday, April 25, in Omaha on the 22nd floor at 1620 Dodge St.

A cocktail reception is slated for 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Five CoJMC students will share in $9,500 in scholarships:

Hannah Juracek
$1,500 Panko-Roberts/President's Memorial Scholarship

Mara Klecker
$1,500 Floyd Kalber Scholarship

Alex Meyer
$2,500 John F. Davis Scholarship

Flora Zempleni
$1,500 Paul N. Williams Scholarship

Tiffany U-Lynn Chin
$2,500 John F. Davis Scholarship

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