2012 Staff
2012 Staff

Each year, the Associated Collegiate Press recognizes general excellence in collegiate magazines (looking at content, editing, layout and design) with Magazine Pacemaker awards. Literary magazines were judged by Graywolf Press. And they just rolled out the finalistsincluding Scribendi!

Entries were judged based on the following criteria:

  • Content
    Was there evidence of diversity in content and approach? Was the content innovative and contemporary?
  • Quality of writing and editing
    Was there evidence that the authors were well-read, creative, original and aware of the audience? Was the writing almost or completely free of grammatical and spelling errors?
  • Photography, art and graphics
    Did the photos have strong centers of interest, sharp focus and proper contrast? Was a variety of artwork and graphics represented?
  • Layout and design
    Did the design accentuate rather than dominate the content? If color was used, did it appropriately enhance the layout? Was overall design unity evident?
  • Overall concept or theme
    Was the theme clear and carried throughout the publication? Was the concept fresh and engaging?
Winners will be announced at the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.