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Department of Communication Studies 2020 Awards

Departmental Excellence Award for Undergraduate Students

Presented to recognize exemplary academic performance, distinctive contributions to the department, and shining representation of the School of Communication

  • Gabrielle Alava
  • Grace Beumler
  • Isaac Conner
  • Mariangela Dieck
  • Andrew Fortin
  • Zachary Fox
  • Camille Garcia-Mendoza
  • Jillian Gilburne
  • Richard Hong
  • Mingxia Lim
  • Brett Mayfield
  • Jada Sunshine Morgan
  • Henry Moskal
  • Maggie Olson
  • Samantha Pietenpol
  • Alicia Ross
  • Lauren Tran
  • Ali Wilt
  • Sherry Xue
  • Do Hun Yang

Department Honors for Undergraduate Theses

  • Thomas T. Li
    Understanding Choice Goal Formation in Undergraduate Students Pursuing Careers in User Experience (UX) through Social Cognitive Career Theory

Mary Peterson Gilbert Prize

Awarded annually for excellence in speaking; established in 1955 by the husband of School of Communication alumna Mary Peterson Gilbert, who was praised by school founder Robert Cumnock as one of the most gifted readers in the country

  • Amina “Jo” Scaletty

George M. Sargent Awards

Presented to the first-year, second-year, junior, and senior students with the best records in their regular course of study; honors the memory of George M. Sargent, a member of the class of 1915

  • Samuel Jenkins (first year)
  • Kendyl Counts (second-year)
  • Berit Ginsberg (junior)
  • Nicole Tong (senior)