Faculty in the Journalism Department at Southern Connecticut State University stand out in the industry, and have been recognized by state and national organizations.
At left, Cindy Simoneau receives the Teacher of the Year award from SPIG teaching chair Liz Atwood, right, during a reception in Minneapolis Aug. 5, 2015. | Vern Williams photo
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
2016: Cindy Simoneau; Teacher of the Year Award; Small Programs Interest Group
2016: Jodie Mozdzer Gil; First Place; Participatory Journalism Interest Group Poster Competition
Society of Professional Journalists, Connecticut Pro Chapter
2016: Jodie Mozdzer Gil; First Place; Video Storytelling, Regional A; "Mindfulness moves into the mainstream"
2016: Dom Amore; Second Place; Sports News, Regional A; "Jalen Adams miracle shot keeps Huskies alive"
2015: Jodie Mozdzer Gil; Second Place; Government, Hyperlocal; "Derby school board
violates nepotism policy"
2015: Dom Amore; First Place; Sports Feature, Regional A; "Long memory for baseball"
2015: Dom Amore; Second Place; Sports Feature, Regional A; "Amida Brimah's long journey from Ghana to Uconn"
2015: Dom Amore; Second Place; Sports Column, Regional A; "For Mets Terry Collins, a dream come true"
2015: Dom Amore; Second Place; Sports News, Regional A; "For Uconn, a hard loss to swallow"
2015: Dom Amore; Third Place; Sports News, Regional A; "Under World Series glare, things turn sour for Mets in game 4"
National Society of Newspaper Columnists
2016: Frank Harris, III; Third Place, General Interest, Over 50,000 Circulation