You can donate through PayPal and help fund a new paid internship for a student and a publication or website.
The program will feature four professional speakers and will be live blogged and video streamed courtesy of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
The SND Foundation is a 501c3 charity, and donations to it are tax deductible. As a new year approaches, I hope you’ll consider a tax-deductible donation to the Foundation. Whether it’s $10, $50 or more, every penny has the potential to help shape or redefine another person’s career path.
This year 10 students will receive free student registration and $500 toward travel and hotel expenses.
Unique artwork, gift certificates for services (illustrations, consulting, etc.), collectibles, prints from your paper’s historical archives, photographs, autographed memorabilia from sports teams (World Cup, anyone?), media company promotional items, etc.
A panel of seven SND leaders selected Wei for the $2,000 award based on her thoughtful answers to two essay questions, the quality of her portfolio, her professor’s recommendation and her strong grade point average.
We’ve had a busy and exciting first quarter. This is an update of where we’re at — and what we expect to tackle next.
Much of this information is in the board meeting minutes posted last week. But, we thought it might also be helpful to provide a bulleted rundown.
Each travel grant pays $720 toward attending the Annual Workshop in Denver. Travel grant applications are due May 29. The SNDF Scholarship is $2,000. Scholarship applications are due June 12.
SND31 Karaoke Night was inspirational. It was raucous. And it was über-successful. SND Foundation president and karaoke sensation Denise Reagan led the Syracuse crowd — and numerous remote Web donors — to raise a record $3,119.25 toward educational activities. One of the many highlights was an original performance by Josh Crutchmer. It was an instant classic (and it raised hundreds of dollars for the Foundation).
We’re looking for people who have been the lucky recipients of help from the SND Foundation.
It is my pleasure to announce Denise M. Reagan as the president of the Society for News Design Foundation effective immediately — she takes on a three-year term that involves leading the Foundation’s efforts in research and education, as well as coordinating the Foundation’s board of trustees.
“I am so excited to take on this new challenge,” said Denise. “I have always been a huge supporter of SNDF’s mission, and I can’t wait to help boost its profile. I want to let people know how the Foundation’s money has helped so many people, from the yearly student travel grants to the scholarship recipients to the free Web Design Boot Camp registrations for unemployed journalists and many more.”
SND Foundation Scholarship — $2,000 Deadline for applications: June 13, 2008 Download the application form here The Society for News Design is an organization that provides training and services to and advocates on behalf of visual journalists worldwide. The Society for News Design Foundation (SNDF) is SND’s educational and research arm. Annually, SNDF will award […]