For the second year in a row, Skald, Villa Maria College’s annual student magazine, was awarded a 2014 Silver Crown in the College Magazine category by The Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The national magazine awards were announced during the College Media Convention on Friday, March 13, in New York City.
There were ten finalists competing for either a Silver or Gold Crown Award, the highest recognition given by the association for overall excellence.
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association is an international student press association owned and operated by Columbia University since 1925.
Skald was first developed in 1977 and features poetry, animation, drawings, paintings and other works contributed by the students of Villa Maria College.
Faculty advisers for the magazine are Graphic Design professors Robert Grizanti and Julie Zack, and Creative Writing and Liberal Arts professor Joyce Kessel.