Greensboro College Student Newspaper Ties for First Place Nationally for Second Consecutive Year
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro College’s student newspaper, The Collegian, has tied for first place nationally for the second year in a row in a contest sponsored by the American Scholastic Press Association.
The Collegian tied for first place with the Crestiad of Cedar Crest College in the category of colleges and universities with between 1,001 and 1,700 students.
The award continues the Collegian’s winning tradition in the association contest. It tied for first place nationally in 2017 and won first place outright in 2010, 2012 and 2016. It also won second place nationally in 2013 and 2015.
The 2017-2018 Collegian editors were Adelaide Elliott, a junior English & Communication Studies and history major from Walnut Cove, N.C., and Gwyneth Navey, a junior history/political science major from Florence, S.C.
The association, based in College Point, N.Y., holds an annual contest that honors outstanding yearbooks, newspapers and magazines produced by high-school and college students.
Newspapers are evaluated in categories including content, design, general plan/consistency across issues, photography/art, editing, and creativity
The Collegian’s advisor is L. Wayne Johns, professor of English. Johns also advises the staff of The Lyre, the college’s literary magazine.
Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.
Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features an 18-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities.