Holtan earns three writing awards at NDPC spring conference

Merrie Sue Holtan, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, earned three writing awards from North Dakota Professional Communicators at the NDSU spring conference. She placed first in Sports Writing and Home Writing and also third in the Home Writing category. The first place entries will be competing in the National Federation of Presswomen competition in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania this September.

Student journalists, broadcasters bring home honors

Fifteen students and two mass communications classes took home 25 awards at the 2014 North Dakota Professional Communicators (NDPC) College Communications Contest, held on May 9. The NDPC contest is devoted to the advancement of student communicators by recognizing their work in communications throughout the year. A total of 85 awards were presented in 34 categories. MSUM student winners: