eyesontherise.org Wins National Scholastic Award

eyesontherise.org has been named the winner of the 2015 Innovative Outreach to Scholastic Journalism from the Scholastic Journalism Division award of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The award will be presented in August at the conference in San Francisco.

The selection committee stated that “[t]his kind of collaboration isn’t the typical approach of having college faculty and students visit area high schools to train/coach high school journalists or having high school journalists attend a workshop on a college campus.”

Photo: FIU journalism and MAST@FIU high school students collect water samples from flooding on King Tide Day in October 2014 in Miami Beach.