Time to Register: Regional Conference March 23-25

The SPJ Region 4 conference is quickly approaching — and we’d love to have a strong Miami showing! “Journalism Rebooted” will be March 23-24 in Lansing, Mich., on the campus of Michigan State University.

Here is the tentative plan at this date:

Friday, March 23 9 a.m.: Depart Oxford

2:30 p.m.: Arrive Lansing evening

TBA: Opening reception

Saturday, March 24 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Conference including Mark of Excellence Award lunch where Miami students are likely to win recognition!

6 p.m.: Return to Oxford

Costs: Conference registration: $30 Hotel: +/- $30 if you find three roommates; $0 if you make arrangements to stay with friends in Lansing

Transportation: TBA. I have room for five riders ($0 cost); other ride options possible.

Food: Friday reception and Saturday lunch are included in the registration cost. Other meals are on your own.

Registration is live at http://spjmi.eventbrite.com. Additional info on conference events will soon be posted to spjmi.org. Registration price goes up after March 15, so make your decision early. If you entered the Mark of Excellence contest and want to know if you won before you register, watch email around March 1 for that news.

Questions? Let me know! Patti Newberry, MU-SPJ adviser


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