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The Current's News Website Recognized by Society of Professional Journalists
The Current's news website has earned a third place Mark of Excellence Award in Region 3 by the Society of Professional Journalists, a national journalist association. The Mark of Excellence Awards honor the best collegiate journalism in the U.S. Region 3 is a competition among all schools within South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida.
Congratulations are in order for lead student staffers Ashley Daniels, Max Martinez, Shawn Craine and Johnny Jones for working diligently throughout the academic year toward improving a website still in its infancy when compared to large state schools.
Last year, the Florida College Press Association (FCPA) named The Current Best College Newspaper. The Current took first place over The Miami Hurricane (2nd) and the University of Tampa's The Minaret (3rd).
The Current's leadership for the 2012-13 year were recently announced: editor-in-chief Liz Tomaselli, managing editor Jeralyn Darling, news editor Cait Duffy, graphic design editor Carver Lee, and web editor Mike Geibel.