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UM Student Publications Honored by Associated Collegiate Press

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Ten University of Miami student publication staffers or former staffers for Distraction, theIbis yearbook and The Miami Hurricane have been honored by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) for nine individual awards. The ACP is the oldest and largest national membership organization for college student journalists.

The top five entries in each category have been announced as finalists, and will be announced as first through fifth place winners at the fall ACP/CMA (College Media Association) convention in Orlando on Oct. 29, 2011.

Each category was judged by members or industry organizations, including the Society of Professional Journalists, and media professionals working at some of the top publications today.

The UM ACP finalists are:

Rolling Through the Decade by Liliana Oyarzun, 

Ad Campaign:
 House ads for Distraction magazine by Claudia Aguirre

Special Section Cover:

 "Mind & Body" issue by Rachel Steinhauser, Claudia Aguirre,

Feature Picture:
Dade County Youth Fair Midway overview by Rachel Steinhauser,

Environmental Picture:
 Hurricane football player number 80 against the fence by Jenna Farmer,

Honorable mentions went to:

Ad Campaign:
House ad, Distraction magazine by the Numbers by Claudia Aguirre

Newsmagazine/Special Section Cover:
"Best of Miami" by Allison Goodman,
 The Miami Hurricane

Yearbook/Magazine Spread:
Ultimate Fandom by Kenneth Garcia, 

Environmental Picture:
Bubbles by Ela Apa, Distraction

Congratulations to all our finalists and honorable mentions!

~ Sept. 2, 2011

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