Orlando Taylor Paper Award
Established in 2009, the Orlando Taylor Paper Award is given to a student who has produced outstanding work in the field of Communication. Communication majors and minors are invited to submit 15-30 page pages that have received an A- or above in a Communication course for this award.
Papers can be on any topic and can employ any theoretical or methodological perspective and must be approved for submission by the course professor. Papers are usually submitted in February. The recipient will be given support if he/she wishes to present the paper at a conference. The winner will also receive a cash prize and have his/her name listed on a plaque in the department showcase. The recipient will also present his/her work at the Spring Communication Department colloquium.
- 2012-2013 Winner: Courtney Vinopal; Honorable Mention: Amanda DiMartini
- 2011-2012 Winners: Anastasia Yefremova and H.B. Augustine
- 2010-2011 Winners: Lorrin Ostojic and Katie Steinharter; Honorable Mention Winners: Rachel Hecker, Mark Heckmann and Jessica Wang
- 2009-2010 Winners: Lauren Brown, Julia Griffin and Alison Waldman