Fall Convention


TUESDAY, OCT. 10, 2017

Registration Fees Early-bird (on or before Sept. 27) Standard (Sept. 28 or later)
Advisers and Students $20 per person $24 per person



Keynote Speaker

Linda Puntney, MJE, holds the distinction of retiring as the executive director of the Journalism Education Association twice. She is an emeritus professor of journalism at Kansas State University, Manhattan. She served as director of Student Publications Inc. and the adviser to the Royal Purple yearbook and Update magazine. From 1990 through 2010 the Royal Purple won both the ACP Pacemaker and CSPA Gold Crown, one of the only books in the nation to do so. Puntney has received the NSPA Pioneer award, JEA Medal of Merit, Lifetime Achievement Award, Carl Towley Award and the Teacher Inspiration Award. She was awarded the CSPA Gold Key and the Charles O’Malley Award for Teaching and is a member of the CMA Hall of Fame.



8-9 a.m. Convention Check-in and Registration
9:15-9:45 a.m. Opening Keynote
9:55 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
11:35 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Adviser Luncheon
12:30-1 p.m. Awards Ceremony


All sessions take place at Coffman Memorial Union at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

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