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Mississippi Scholastic Press Association (MSPA)

MSPA Fall Workshop

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Registrations Due: September 9, 2016
Location: Oxford Campus
Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $20 per student | Free for advisers

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The MSPA fall workshop, sponsored by the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association, the Meek School of Journalism and New Media, and the Office of Pre-College Programs, is an annual workshop for high school journalism students.

Join us for a full day of workshops geared toward making this school year your best yet.

Students who attend will have the opportunity to attend hands-on two-hour sessions in:

  • News & Feature Writing
  • Reporting
  • Photography
  • Sequencing
  • Web & Social
  • Ads & Marketing
  • Software tutorial
  • Sports Coverage
  • Design
  • YB Theme
  • Leadership

For more information about MSPA, visit their website at

General Information:

The North MS Fall Workshop is on Thursday, September 22, in the historic Grove on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford, Miss. Registration is $20 per student (advisers come free). The cost includes all sessions, as well as breakfast and lunch.

Attending schools will check in from 8-8:30 a.m. in the Grove. The opening ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the Grove Stage. After this ceremony, students will select two 50-minute workshops to attend from 9-11 a.m., followed by lunch back in the Grove (pizza or a vegetarian option), After lunch, students will chose two more workshops to attend from Noon – 2 p.m.

This is a great opportunity for students to get excited about the year ahead, as well as to learn some new skills to guide them on their path. We hope you'll join us

Contact Information:

For information about the MSPA State Convention, please contact:
R.J. Morgan
Director, Mississippi Scholastic Press Association

For information regarding registration, please contact:

Cass Dodgen
Coordinator, Division of Outreach

Physical Location:
E.F. Yerby Conference Center, Room 2
Grove Loop at University Avenue

Mailing Address:
Outreach and Continuing Education
Office of Pre-College Programs
The University of Mississippi
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848

Phone: 662-915-7621