Simpkins, a 2017 graduate of the IUP Journalism and Public Relations Department, has been
named a finalist in the 2018 Golden Quill Awards competition sponsored by the
Press Club of Western Pennsylvania.
of Philadelphia, is one of two student finalists in the Opinion category for
her column “On Being Black at Indiana University of
Pennsylvania,” published Dec. 29 in the HawkEye.
last month was named a finalist by the Pittsburgh Black Media
Federation for its 30th annual Robert L. Vann Media Awards competition.
Quill Awards winners will be announced May 24 at the Rivers Casino in