For the second year in a row, The Shield, the University of Southern Indiana’s student-run newspaper, was named the Division 2 Newspaper of the Year by the Indiana Collegiate Press Association (ICPA) as part of its 2021 Spring Contest.
This marks the sixth time in the past eight years that The Shield has earned the top Division 2 newspaper award from the ICPA. Division 2 is defined by the ICPA as non-daily collegiate newspapers in Indiana with enrollment exceeding 3,001 students.
Overall publication awards were determined by the results of individual award winners from each participating organization. As part of the 2021 competition, The Shield earned 16 individual awards and 10 staff awards.
USI students receiving awards as part of the 2021 ICPA Spring Contest were:
Josh Meredith, Andon Holmes
Rhonda Wheeler, Nik Cunningham, Shelby Clark
Applications for positions with The Shield are available online or in The Shield office. To get involved, call 812-465-1682, or visit the office in the lower level of University Center East, Room 227.