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Student Literary Magazine Earns National Honor

Posted on 4/25/2018 10:48:46 AM

Cover of 2016-17 Woodcrest Magazine

RADNOR, Pa. (April 25, 2018)—The 2017 edition of Cabrini University’s Woodcrest student literary magazine received a Silver Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). 

One of 1,100 entries nationwide, Cabrini was the only institution recognized for a collegiate digital literary magazine. CSPA judges publications on their excellence as shown by their design, photography, concept, coverage, and writing.

“It gives me an amazing sense of pride to see how each group of students imprints their own mark on each edition while keeping the same high standards,” said faculty advisor Amy Persichetti, EdD, Interim Chair and Associate Professor of English. “Every year when the edition comes together, I am floored by the growth and professionalism of our students.”

This is Cabrini’s seventh Crown award. Published annually, students cultivate the digital publication of Woodcrest through writing, publishing, and editing courses. For the 2017–18 edition, Lindsey Piller (’17) and Megan Smith (’17) served as editors.

The project-based learning course is available each year.

To view the award-winning website, visit woodcrestmagazine.com


About Cabrini University
Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Cabrini University is a Catholic institution that empowers students to become advocates of social change through an Education of the Heart, focusing on academic excellence, community engagement, and leadership development.

Cabrini enrolls approximately 1,650 undergraduates in more than 35 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations, and minors on its serene 112-acre campus located 30 minutes from Philadelphia. The University also enrolls 800 students in graduate, doctoral, and professional studies programs at its main campus in Radnor, PA, and at five off-campus locations.