2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest Winner Announced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 10, 2018) – National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation (NSNCEF) has announced the winner of the 2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest, which recognizes the outstanding work of aspiring journalists. The NSNCEF has awarded the 2018 scholarship to Danny Bugingo. He will receive a $5,000 scholarship in recognition of his …

Dear Abby’s Words of Wisdom to Young Journalists

Logo of Dear Abby column

Longtime columnist Dear Abby, aka Jeanne Phillips, recently shared thoughts about the potential of young columnists and other journalists in a Q-and-A. She is sponsoring the Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Program, the annual contest for college newspaper columnists. Three prizes will be awarded with first place getting a $1,500 scholarship and expenses paid to …

‘Dear Abby’ Funds Scholarship Program for NSNCEF

Jeanne Phillips aka Dear Abby has announced that she will fully fund the annual scholarship program sponsored by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation, which will now be named the “Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Program."  Abby was inspired to fund the scholarship program after delivering a heartfelt keynote speech at NSNC's 2016 …

Auctionable Items

NSNC Scholarship 2016 Members planning to attend the June 23-26 conference of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists already are making plans on what to bring to the auction. Auction? Silent and live auctions have been a part of the annual get-together for some years. Proceeds benefit the NSNC Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. (The society is nonprofit …

Education Foundation Meets Sunday

The annual meeting of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation, will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2010, as required by IRS law regulating non-profit organizations. President Jim Casto, Vice President Eric Heyl, Secretary Dave Lieber, Treasurer Joe Blundo and Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Dr. Amy Reynolds will begin the first year of a two year-term …