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    2016 Alumni Awards

    Eva Pilgrim and Senior Instructor Rick Peterson snap a selfie.

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    2016 Alumni Awards

    Honoree Chris Davis (left) with faculty mentor Ernest Wiggins.

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    2016 Alumni Awards

    Ashley Dusenbury and Dr. Brooke McKeever.

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    2016 Alumni Awards

    Senior Instructor Lisa Sisk and Dr. Andrea Tanner, director of the school

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    2016 Alumni Awards

    Megham Hickman with colleague Neil McLean.

Awards ceremony honors outstanding alumni and faculty

Posted November 7, 2016


The School of Journalism and Mass Communications presented awards to seven recipients at the annual Alumni Awards on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The awards recognized exceptional graduates whose careers represent significant professional achievement and one faculty member for excellence in teaching.

Watch videos of each award presentation and view photos from the event at the links below.  

Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

The Distinguished Alumni Award honors graduates of the school who have demonstrated a history of exemplary work in their professional careers and who have been out of school for at least 10 years.

Outstanding Young Alumni Award

The Outstanding Young Alumni Award honors graduates who have been out of school for 10 years or less but have already demonstrated great professional accomplishments early in their careers. 

Mary Caldwell Excellence in Teaching Award

The Mary Caldwell Excellence in Teaching Award is awarded annually to a School of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty member for outstanding teaching.