University of Southern Indiana

High School Media Day

Area high school students and teachers are invited to our annual High School Media Day sponsored by the University of Southern Indiana, the Communications Department and the Scripps Howard Center for Media Studies.


8-9 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast (outside Carter Hall - UC West)

9 a.m. Welcome

9:15 a.m. - 12:05 Workshops <— Click to see session titles and descriptions

12:15 p.m. Lunch and Awards Ceremony 

(Dismissal by 1:30 p.m.)

Directions and bus instructions

Students should be dropped off in front of the Fuquay Welcome Center (see map). Busses should pull as far forward as possible to allow room for METS buses. After students are unloaded, buses can be parked in Lots K or L.

Once you deboard the bus, enter the Performance Center (see map).

Once inside the Performance Center:

  • follow the signs for UC Meeting Rooms and Carter Hall which end at an elevator
  • go to the 2nd floor
  • go down the hallway (passing the conference rooms and Traditions Lounge)
  • Turn left at The Loft dining area and follow the pathway until you find the registration tables just beyond the dining area

Attending the conference

Registration is $15 per person. To register, complete the online registration form.

Send payments to:

Bursar's Office
University of Southern Indiana
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN  47712

Registration questions may be directed to Dave Black at or 812-465-1048

Entering the contest

The HSMD newspaper and yearbook contest has two new features: online entry forms and a video contest!

Entries must have been produced by high school students and published during the previous calendar year to be eligible for competition.

Schools must attend High School Media Day to participate in the contest.

All newspaper forms and entries must be electronically submitted by 11:59 p.m. Jan. 25.

All yearbook forms must be electronically submitted by 11:59 p.m. Jan. 25, and one copy of the yearbook must be mailed and postmarked by Jan. 26.

All video forms and entries must be electronically submitted by 11:59 p.m. Jan. 25.

Winners will be announced at the HSMD awards luncheon. Contest questions may be directed to Erin Gibson at or 812-465-1125.

Contact Dr. David Black


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