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  Awards won for Volume 30 (2020) of Miambiance

Associated Collegiate Press (ACP)

  • The volume was selected as a finalist for the Pacemaker award for Two-year Literary Magazine. “The Pacemaker is the association’s preeminent award,” executive director Laura Widmer said. “ACP is honored to recognize the best of the best.”               
  • In addition, "The Phoenix" and "Mary" spread was a finalist for Design of the Year.
    • Spread won 4th place-Gabriela Azeem-Angel, Claudia Pardo Perez
  • ACP 2nd Place Best of Show in the Literary Art Magazine category during the Connect 2021 ACP/CMA Spring National College Media Convention on Saturday, March 23, 2021. 

College Media Association (CMA)

  • 2019-2020 Organizational Pinnacle Award
  • Two-Year Literary Magazine of the Year
  • First Place: Miambiance Volume 30, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus

Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA)

  • CSPA Silver Collegiate Crown during the Connect 2021 ACP/CMA Spring National College Media Convention on Saturday, March 23, 2021. 
  • CSPA Gold Medalist Award for the College/Scholastic Literary/Art Magazine Print Critque - Miamibiance (PDF)
  • CSPA individual Awards
    Experimental fiction 
    2nd “What Lies Inside the Tent” by Richard Dagand
    Traditional fiction  
    1st “Cosmonaut” by Madeleine Byers
    Single illustration: hand-drawn  
    3rd “Intrusive Thoughts’ by Laura Gonzalez
    Photography - Single Artistic photograph 
    Certificate of Merit (CM) “Mary” by Jaritsel Peralta   
    Photography: Portfolio of work    
    3rd Jaritsel Peralta

Florida College System Publications Association (FCSPA)
Awards won on January 29, 2021 at the virtual 61st Annual conference and Awards Banquet:

  • 1st place Poetry-“Afterlife” by Gabriela Azeem Angel
  • 2nd place Fiction-Cosmonaut” by Madeleine Byers
  • 2nd place Artworks Magazine-Various works by Ana Vergara, Katherine Estrada, and Alba Olea
  • 2nd place Two-page Spread-Pages 42-43 by Gabriela Azeem Angel and Claudia Pardo Perez
  • 3rd place Overall Design-Gabriela Azeem Angel and Claudia Pardo Perez
  • 3rd place Contents Page-Gabriela Azeem Angel
  • Inner Circle (winner of 3 or more awards)-Gabriela Azeem Angel

Awards won for Volume 29 (2019) of Miambiance

Florida College System Publications Association (FCSPA) – Division B

Gold Medalist Certificate
Annual Critique

Awarded on Friday, November 15, 2019 in Tampa, FL
Poem 3rd place
Gabriela Azeem-Angel, John Lizano, Nicolas Lacayo, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall

Photo 3rd place

Chance Gomez, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall

Design 2nd Place

Hannah Watts, Marcos Tzvetanov, Gabriela Azeem-Angel, Anthony Diaz, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall

Editing 2nd place

Hannah Watts, Marcos Tzvetanov, Gabriela Azeem-Angel, Anthony Diaz, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall

Cover 3rd place

Chance Gomez, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall

Contents 1st place

Hannah Watts, Marcos Tzvetanov, Gabriela Azeem-Angel, Anthony Diaz, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall

General Excellence 3rd place

Inner Circle (student winnes in multiple categories) Hannah Watts, Marcos Tzvetanov, Gabriela Azeem-Angel, Anthony Diaz

College Media Association (CMA) Pinnacle Awards
Awarded on Saturday, November 2, 2019 in Washington, DC
First Place for Two-Year Literary Magazine of the Year

Second Place for Best in Show

Honorable Mention for Best Magazine Cover Design

Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Gold Circle Awards
Traditional fiction 3. Scarleth Figueroa, "On the Bank of Mississippi," Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL

Cover Design for Literary or Literary Art Magazine CM
. Chance Gomez, Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL

Single illustration: computer generated CM
. Chris Delaguardia, "Jungle Escape," Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL

Photography - Single Artistic photograph 1.
Chance Gomez, "Everything Will Wait," Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL

Photography: Portfolio of work 2.
Chance Gomez, Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL

Photo Illustration: Portfolio of work 3.
Rachel Grusky, Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL

Gold Medalist Award for College/Scholastic Literary/Art Magazine Print Critique

 
Community College Humanities Association (CCHA) Southern Division
Song: "AUTOTUNE GIRL"
By: Nicole Miranda

 Awards won for Volume 28 (2018) of Miambiance

Associate Collegiate Press (ACP) 2018 Magazine Pacemakers

"The Pacemaker is the association's preeminent award and is often called the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism."

College Media Association (CMA)
2018 Pinnacle Awards, Two-Year Literary Magazine of the Year
Second Place: Miambiance, Miami Dade College

David L. Adams Apple Award
Second Place for Best Magazine Spread
Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA)
Gold Medalist Certificate
Annual Critique (scored 1000 out of 1000)

Awards For Student Work Gold Circle Awards - Collegiate Recipients
M20. Single Illustration: Hand-Drawn
1st. Stephanie Dovale, "Diana's Roots," Miambiance, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL;

M22. Illustration: Portfolio of Work
2nd. Stephanie Dovale, Miambiance, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL
Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) 2018 Awards
Magazine, Division B
Best Art
Best Editing

Individual, Division B
3rd place, Nonfiction, Brigitte Torrens-Solis
1st place, On-the-spot Poetry Contest, "Children of Bolivar" by Gabriela Azeem-Angel

Side Note: Gabriela Azeem-Angel, who is the Miambiance Volume 29 Executive Editor, has won the 2019 Fred Shaw Poetry Contest Academy of American Poets Grand Prize for "Children of Bolivar".

 Awards won for Volume 27 (2017) of Miambiance

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Gold Medalist Certificate
Annual Critique

Gold Circle Awards
3rd Place, Humor, Izabella Felpeto, "Yeya's Girl"
Certificate of Merit, Photography, Edian Ibarrola
Community College Humanities Association
2nd Place, Magazines from Large Colleges: Southern Division
2nd Place, Artwork/Southern Division – "Sitting in Despair" by Dyron Gabriel Lafuente
Honorable Mention, Creative Nonfiction/Southern Division – "The Feminine Aspect" by Jennifer L. Weiner

Florida College System Publications Association
2nd Place, Cover by Octavio Fernandez
2nd Place, Staff Page by Marcos Tzvetanov
 

Awards won for Volume 26 (2016) of Miambiance

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Awarded March, 2017, New York, New York

Finalist for Gold Crown Award
Awarded Silver Crown for Magazines

First Place Award:
Photography: Portfolio of work: Philip Talleyrand
Second Place Award:
Cover design for Literary or Literary/Art Magazine: Alison-Juliette Dunn and Philip Talleyrand
Third Place Award:
Single illustration: computer generated: Alison-Juliette Dunn for “Title Page”
Circle Merit:
Table of contents page: Alison-Juliette Dunn
Use of typography on one page or spread: Alison-Juliette Dunn
Photography — Single Artistic photograph: Philip Talleyrand, “Renovations”
Design of a single spread: Alison-Juliette Dunn “Splashes”

Community College Humanities Association Literary Competition

Awarded, 2016

First Place Awards
First Place in the Southern Division: Miambiance once again won of the CCHA's Literary Magazine Competition.
Short Story: Jason Fontana “For Father’s Hands”
Creative Nonfiction:  Elizabeth Anguelo “Endurance”
Song:  AstroMaps “You’re My Friend and I Can’t Believe It”
Performance: Silas Saunders
Second Place Awards
Artwork: Erica Lorez, “Bright Encounter”

College Media Association Pinnacle Awards

Awarded in Atlanta, Georgia

Third Place: Two-Year Schools

Printing Association of Florida (professional organization)

Judges Award in the category of 4-color Art Reproduction tor Miambiance

Florida College Systems Publication Association (FCSPA)

Awarded in Orlando, Florida, October, 2016

Division B

Third Place
Cover: Philip Talleyrand and Alison Dunn
Nonfiction: Elizabeth Anguelo

Awards won for Volume 25 (2015) of Miambiance

Associated Collegiate Press

Awarded October, 2015 - Austin, Texas
Finalist for Pacemaker Award/ magazines

Community College Humanities Association Literary Competition

Awarded November 7, 2015 - Phoenix, Arizona
First Place in the Southern Division:
*Miambiance once again won of the CCHA's Literary Magazine Competition.
First Place awards:
Short Stories to Nicolas Solano for "Who Knew"
Creative Nonfiction to Andrew Bochnovich, for "Relapse"
Song to AstroMaps for "French Police"
Second Place awards:
Art Work to Annabelle Camise for "Joy"
Third Place awards:
Creative Nonfiction to Jason Fontana for “The End Word”

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Awarded March, 2016 - New York, New York
Crown Awards: Finalist

Gold Circle Awards

Includes general interest, literary, literary-art, folk and other specialized magazines for both two-year and four-year colleges.

Fiction Traditional: Third Place. Sonora Hospital-Medina, “Another Day”
Poetry: Open (free) form: Circle Merit.  Phi Nyem Pham, “Dear Fellow Traveler”
Poetry: Traditional: Circle Merit. Jason Fontana, “The Boss’s Widow”
Single illustration: hand-drawn: Circle Merit. Annabella Camise, “Joy”
Photographs: Circle Merit. Christian Alvarez, “Visitor”

Florida College System Publications Association

Division B
Awarded October 17, 2014 - Boca Raton, Florida
First Place, General Excellence
First Place Awards
Poetry: Greg Baker, Dalia St. Louis, Alison Sardinas
Photography: Damarys Alvarez, Jesse Gonzalez, Meagan Navarro
Editing: Jason Fontana and Andrea Somoza
Second Place Awards
Art, Individual: Giselle Perez
Second Place Art Works, (General): Anabella Camise, Giselle Perez, and Tai Ngo
Third Place Awards
Creative Nonfiction: Jason Fontana for “The End Word”

Awards won for Volume 24 (2014) of Miambiance

Associated Collegiate Press

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   November 1, 2014
Finalist for Pacemaker Award/ magazines

Community College Humanities Association Literary Competition

Awarded October 30, 2014 - Tampa, Florida
First Place in the Southern Division: Miambiance once again won of the CCHA's Literary Magazine Competition.
First Place awards:
Script/Story to Aubrey Brown for "O, Alabama"
Nonfiction/Essay to Milton Young, for "The Purple Bicycle"
Song/Performance to We Are the One for "Shadows"
Second Place awards:
Poetry to Anthony Roman for "Low Tide in Brazil"
Art to Bianka Dominguez for "The Vigilante"
Song/Performance to Mandy Lane, for  "He's a Traveler"
Third Place awards:
Script/Story to Laura Cordell for "Chickens"
Art for Christy Garcia, "Cock at the Bar"
Honorable Mentions:
Poetry to Alison Sardinas for "I Am Not Deaf Yet"
Script/Story to Bianka Northland for "Seth"

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Awards

Awarded 2014, New York N. Y.
Traditional Fiction:
Circle Merit: Shar Aldama “And So it Goes”
Single illustration: hand-drawn:
Circle Merit: Aubrey Brown, “Dying Animals”
Circle Merit. Daniel Maya, “Exposed Writer”

Florida College System Activities Association

Awarded October 31, 2014 - Destin, Florida
Inducted into the Hall of Fame
Marta Magellan, Adviser
In recognition of outstanding contributions and service to its activities and member institutions

Florida College System Publications Association

Division B
Awarded October 17, 2014 - Boca Raton, Florida
First Place, General Excellence
First Place
Poetry: Greg Baker, Dalia St. Louis, Alison Sardinas
Photography: Damarys Alvarez, Jesse Gonzalez, Meagan Navarro
Art Works: Asheley DeLeon and Bianka Dominguez
Second Place
Fiction: Aubrey Brown, “O, Alabama”
Nonfiction:  Milton Young “The Purple Bicycle”
Photo: Meagan Navarro
Art, Individual: Bianka Dominguez
Third Place
Poem: Alison Sardinas “I Am Not Yet Deaf”

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