The Eagle's recognition as National Winner of the 2012 Mark of Excellence Award for Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper (Medium) from the Society of Professional Journalists

The Eagle’s recognition as National Winner of the 2012 Mark of Excellence Award for Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper (Medium) from the Society of Professional Journalists. Photo by Paige Jones.

• National Winner, “Best Non-Daily Student Newspaper (Medium)–Four-Year College/University” – 2012 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards, the year I served as editor-in-chief

• Finalist, Best Breaking News Reporting at a Small College/University – 2013 SPJ Region 2 Mark of Excellence Awards for “Stacks of The Eagle’s last weekly issue disappeared”

• Finalist, Best Online Feature Reporting – 2013 SPJ Region 2 Mark of Excellence Awards for “Half the Battle”

• Speaker, “Controversial Reporting: Covering Crises and Scandals in the Digital Age” – College Media Association Spring 2013 National College Media Convention – New York City

• Gridiron Fellow, 2013 Sigma Delta Chi Foundation of Washington, D.C., Inc.

• First and Third Place, “Best Feature Writing–Four-Year College/University” – 2011 SPJ Region 2 Mark of Excellence Awards for “AU student veterans share experiences abroad, on campus” and “AU community remembers what campus was like on Sept. 11, 2001”