» Co-hosted the Southeast Journalism Conference on campus at APSU which included 330 student journalists and advisers from 27 colleges and universities across the southeast, along with 440 total entries for competition in 30 individual and institutional categories covering print, broadcast and advertising. The conference keynote speaker was Gene Policinski, chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute and its First Amendment Center, and a founding editor of USA Today.
» The All State student newspaper staff earned their highest cumulative GPA at 3.28 since 2011; 12 staff members maintained a 4.0
» 63% of student staff assessed strongly agreed, and 37% agreed that being part of The All State staff is something they are proud of
» 57% of student staff assessed strongly agreed and 40% agreed being part of The All State has enhanced skills related to their career
» Installed five revenue-generating, enclosed outdoor newspaper racks with recycling bins for The All State
» Department hosted training for 30 5th-grade newspaper students, five parents and one teacher from North Stewart Elementary