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Associated Programs

The KU School of Journalism hosts three organizations active in promoting excellence in journalism education at the state, regional and national levels.

 

Kansas Scholastic Press Association (KSPA) 


The Kansas Scholastic Press Association is a non-profit organization composed of Kansas high school and junior high school journalism teachers and their students. 
This organization promotes excellence in journalism at all levels and focuses on providing journalism education leadership for Kansas teachers and students. KSPA operates numerous contests, conferences and scheduled activities throughout the year.

Jeff Browne | KSPA Executive Director
The University of Kansas

317 Stauffer-Flint Hall
 | 1435 Jayhawk Blvd.


Lawrence, KS 66045

(785) 864-7625
 

Kansas Journalism Institute (KJI)


The Kansas Journalism Institute is one of the nation's best-known summer journalism programs. Each year, it draws about 200 participants from a dozen or more states to the University of Kansas campus.

Jeff Browne | KSPA Executive Director
The University of Kansas

317 Stauffer-Flint Hall
 | 1435 Jayhawk Blvd.


Lawrence, KS 66045

(785) 864-7625
 

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)


The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications evaluates professional journalism and mass communications programs at colleges and universities.

Susanne Shaw | ACEJMC Executive Director
The University of Kansas

109 Stauffer-Flint Hall
 | 1435 Jayhawk Blvd.


Lawrence, KS 66045


(785) 864-3986
 

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Best ad staff in the nation: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012. —College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
85 percent of classes have fewer than 50 students
2nd place: Hearst Foundation “College Pulitzers” national writing contest, 2011
Top-ranked teachers, including National Journalism Teacher of the Year Doug Ward
71 percent of classes have 30 or fewer students
Students prepare marketing projects for Sprint, Coca-Cola, NASA, and other corporations
81 percent of 2011 journalism graduates were employed full time six months after graduating
—University of Georgia study