Patriot Press

About US

The Patriot Press is a student-run newspaper at the College of Central Florida. We have our online publication that we keep updated throughout the year with our editors and our staff writers. Keeping you updated on all things CF is our main goal, as well as updating you on events around the Marion, Levy, and Citrus campuses.

If interested in advertising with The Patriot Press, please contact us at [email protected].


Rachel Cote and Lisa McGinnes

Recent Awards

College Media Association’s 2021 Distinguished Newspaper Adviser: Rob Marino

2016 Florida College System Activities Association – FCSPA Conference

  • Sports Column (second place): Brandon Wilson
  • General Column (third place): Taylor Champion
  • Editorial (second place): Mark Anderson
  • Editorial Cartoon (third place): Taylor Champion
  • Arts Review (second place): Sloane Crowder
  • Humor (first place): Mark Anderson
  • Comic Strip (first place): Ashleigh McVey

2015 Florida College System Activities Association – FCSPA Conference

  • Newspaper General Excellence Award (placed)
  • Design (third place): The Patriot Press Staff
  • Sports Column (first place): Brandon Surber
  • Editorial (first place): Jordan Wenk
  • Illustration (second place): Taylor Champion
  • Arts Review (third place): Jordan Wenk


We believe …

We are best able to learn and grow together when we incorporate our different life experiences, knowledge, expertise, innovations, talents and identities. ODEI collaborates with campus and community partners to create transformative experiences that will empower students, faculty and staff to connect their knowledge and values to their role in helping to create a just global community.

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