Awards

Aztec Press receives prestigious SPJ Mark of Excellence awards

March 16, 2011

For the second year in a row, the Aztec Press student newspaper has been named a regional finalist for two Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. The actual places awarded will be announced April 30 during an awards luncheon. SPJ notified the newspaper it will receive a Mark of Excellence award […]

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Aztec Press picks up national awards

October 10, 2010

Aztec Press received two prestigious national awards from the Society of Professional Journalists during the SPJ national convention in Las Vegas. At an awards luncheon on Oct. 4, the Aztec Press staff was honored as a 2009 Mark of Excellence national finalist for best all-around two-year college  newspaper. Faculty adviser Cynthia Lancaster accepted the award on behalf of the staff. Senior reporter Liza […]

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New Members of Phi Theta Kappa

September 23, 2010

Phi Theta Kappa honors their newest members. They read as follows: Kara Adams Hari Adhikari Sara Alcazar Lori Alford Camiee Allen Hanan Alsakka Frank Ambrose Kossigan Apedjinou Ouindinqoudi Apedjinou Sam Negar Ardebili Dana Argubright Linda Arnott Kirsten Artwohl Luis Arvizu Catherine Austin Asheley Baker Kara Baler Ming Beckwith Keandra Begay James Berens John Bergmann Laura […]

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Phi Theta Kappa Owl Mentors

September 23, 2010

Pima Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society shows recognition for their Owl Mentors. The Owl Mentors are: Toufha Alkhlifa Brenda Ayon Odell Baskerville Jon Bell Mary H. Ber Dr. Cheryl K. Blake Dr. Katherine Broneck Lucia Cataldo-Ottieri Dr. Jodylee Estrada Duek Melinda Franz Alan Glazier Dr. Mischala Grill Khalil Halawani Susan Heinrich […]

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Aztec Press wins prestigious national awards

May 6, 2010

Aztec Press won a pair of prestigious first-place regional awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, then was named a national finalist in both categories. At the SPJ regional conference in San Francisco on May 1, the Aztec Press won a first-place Mark of Excellence award for all-around best newspaper for two-year colleges. Senior reporter […]

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Pima student wins Soroptimist award

April 8, 2010

Photo courtesy of Anne Dalton Story by Manny Manriquez III Pima Community College student Aniam Arroyo-Noriega, a single mother seeking a health information technology degree, has received a $2,000 Women’s Opportunity Award from Soroptimist International of Desert Tucson. The volunteer organization for business and professional women is one of 1,500 Soroptimist International of the Americas […]

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Going back: moving forward 1: Single parent makes college a priority

March 21, 2010

Editor’s note: The Aztec Press presents its award-winning series from Fall 2009. This series, “Going back: moving forward,” tells the stories of nontraditional students who have returned to school—some after a few years, others after many. “Going back: moving forward” won first place for Feature Writing in the Society of Professional Journalists regional 2-year/community college […]

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Going back: moving forward 2: Work at Orphanage Provides Inspiration

March 21, 2010

Editor’s note: The Aztec Press presents its award-winning series from Fall 2009. This series, “Going back: moving forward,” tells the stories of nontraditional students who have returned to school—some after a few years, others after many. “Going back: moving forward” won first place for Feature Writing in the Society of Professional Journalists regional 2-year/community college […]

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Going back: moving forward 3: Self Taught ‘techie’ re-engineers himself

March 21, 2010

Editor’s note: The Aztec Press presents its award-winning series from Fall 2009. This series, “Going back: moving forward,” tells the stories of nontraditional students who have returned to school—some after a few years, others after many. “Going back: moving forward” won first place for Feature Writing in the Society of Professional Journalists regional 2-year/community college […]

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Going back: moving forward 4: Life ‘controlled chaos’ for military student

March 21, 2010

Editor’s note: The Aztec Press presents its award-winning series from Fall 2009. This series, “Going back: moving forward,” tells the stories of nontraditional students who have returned to school—some after a few years, others after many. “Going back: moving forward” won first place for Feature Writing in the Society of Professional Journalists regional 2-year/community college […]

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Going back: moving forward 5: Retiree takes classes just for pleasure

March 21, 2010

Editor’s note: The Aztec Press presents its award-winning series from Fall 2009. This series, “Going back: moving forward,” tells the stories of nontraditional students who have returned to school—some after a few years, others after many. “Going back: moving forward” won first place for Feature Writing in the Society of Professional Journalists regional 2-year/community college […]

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Going back: moving forward 6: Renaissance woman enjoys life-long learning

March 21, 2010

Editor’s note: The Aztec Press presents its award-winning series from Fall 2009. This series, “Going back: moving forward,” tells the stories of nontraditional students who have returned to school—some after a few years, others after many. “Going back: moving forward” won first place for Feature Writing in the Society of Professional Journalists regional 2-year/community college […]

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Going back: moving forward 7: Journalist switching careers to teaching

March 21, 2010

Editor’s note: The Aztec Press presents its award-winning series from Fall 2009. This series, “Going back: moving forward,” tells the stories of nontraditional students who have returned to school—some after a few years, others after many. “Going back: moving forward” won first place for Feature Writing in the regional Society of Professional Journalists 2-year/community college category. It reached the […]

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