Communication Major Awards and Honors 2021
Department Fellows 2020-21
Kyra Colah, Max Giarrusso, Sophie Hudson, Lauren Kessler, Kate Lawlor, Tucker Nuzum-Clark
Department Fellows 2021-22
Mijal Buchsbaum, Vy Doan, Sam Fujikawa, Chris Linares, Maya Tumiwa, Ray Walker, Melissa Wu
Summer and Senior Research Scholars and Conference Presenters
Limited Calls for Justice: The Twitter Rhetoric of Racialized Police Brutality (Summer Research)
The NFL’s Race Problem at the Quarterback Position (Summer Research)
White Savior Films and the Generational Manifestations of White Catharsis (Senior Research)
Presented the paper, The Role of the Erotic and Voice in Female Empowerment, to GLCA’s Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Collective Undergraduate Research and Activism e-Conference, March 25-26, 2021. The paper comes from Alina Haliliuc’s course, Women Creators across Borders, Fall 2020.
Presented the paper, Narrative Analysis of “Our Story of Rape and Reconciliation,” to GLCA’s WGSSC conference, March 25-26, 2021. The paper comes from Alina Haliliuc’s course Rhetoric, Fall 2020.
Department Awards and Honors
The James Huchison-Lionel B. Crocker Scholarship: Awarded to a rising senior who exemplifies distinguished work in the communication field.
Geraldine H. Crocker Scholarship: Awarded to a rising senior in recognition of achievement in the field of communication.
John P. Levis Award: Awarded for outstanding academic achievements in the Department of Communication. Major with Highest Grade point average.
The Robert W. Levering Award: Awarded for outstanding skills in speech communication.
Clyde S. Shumaker Award: Awarded for excellence in communication through performance and commitment to the college and to the department of communication.
Marguerite “Tommy” Solberg
Dudgeon – Scheiderer Award: Awarded for commitment to Communication through demonstrated persistence in her academic pursuits and her development of positive professional relationships anchored to the richest values of the liberal arts.
William R. Dresser Love of Learning: Awarded for outstanding academic achievement, generous contributions to the department, intellectual curiosity and remarkable love of learning.
Lindsay Gund Fellowships
Orlando Taylor Paper Award
Modern-Day’ Lynching: The Rhetorical Dimension of Lynching and Its Connections to Police Brutality (Top Paper)
Girls are Like Salad Bowls: Using Contemporary Pastness to Negotiate Issues of Identity in PENIS (Honorable Mention)
Lambda Pi Eta Members
Leah Ackerman, Malini Adkins, Thomas Andrew, Avery Asherman, Daisy Aviles, Stella Boeckman, Caroline Bremer, Audrey Brenner, Riley Bel Bruno, Kathryn Cahoon, Maren Clark, Kyra Colah, Nina Cosdon, Madeline Coyne, Vy Doan, Calista Duggan, Christian Franco, Samuel Fujikawa, Maxwell Giarrusso, JeSean Johnson, Madeline Kaufman, Lauren Kessler, Kate Lawlor, Greta Levine, Christopher Linares, Brianna Lisbon, Emma Loy, Margaret McCann, Elizabeth Monroe, Anya Nelson, Harrison Netburn, Tucker Nuzum-Clark, Lily Pigott, Mijal Rapaport, Margaret Rogan, Chelsey Sarante, Avantaea Siefke, Marguerite Solberg, Sandra Spurlock, Georgia Sullivan, Hannah Symons, Claire Tierney, Matthew Udowski, Lyse Wagner, Ray Walker, Bridget Walsh, Elliot Whitney, Logan Wickman, Chenxuan Yin, Jingyue Wu, Alice Zimmer