The Society of Professional Journalists has announced the deadlines for its student journalism award category:

Mark of Excellence (collegiate) – These awards recognize the best in student professional journalism in categories covering radio, television, print, newsletters, online, art/graphics and research. Submissions accepted Nov. 5, 2013 – Jan. 24, 2014.All first place regional winners advance to the national competition and are recognized at SPJ Spring conferences. National winners are recognized on and receive a MOE plaque. Students in attendance at EIJ14 will be recognized at the Student Union banquet. Fees are $9.00 for members and $18.00 for non-members per entry. Non-members may join SPJ and save 50% off their entry fee.