April 26, 2011 | Leave a Comment
It was a night to celebrate the accomplishments of the soon-to-be newest alumni of the Department of Communication. Every year, this Department produces outstanding graduates. On May 7th, our seniors will join more than 3,000 College of Charleston graduates living in 42 states and several foreign countries as ambassadors of this distinguished department, a center of excellence at the College.
As part of the evening’s festivities, a few seniors were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements as well as service to the College and community. The 2011 award winners included:
Outstanding Seniors in Media Studies Concentration
Outstanding Seniors in Corporate and Organizational Communication Concentration
Outstanding Seniors in Communication Studies Concentration
Sarah Katie Hartigan
Distinguished Service Award Winners
These honorees embody the true spirit of giving. They have brought pride to the Department, and to the College.
PRSSA Student of the Year
Faculty Member of the Year
Presented by voted of graduating seniors
Dr. Merissa Ferrara
Dr. Mike Reardon
Department Chair’s Award
In 2004, the department established the Department Chair’s Award, given to a faculty member who makes selfless and profound contributions to our students. Previous winners of this award have been Dr. Celeste LaCroix, Dr. Vince Benigni, Dr. Kirk Stone, Dr. Doug Ferguson and Professor Shirley Moore.
Dr. Lynn Cherry
Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year
Professor Joyce Barrett
The criteria for this award include a demonstrated excellence in leadership and extracurricular activities, combined with outstanding scholarship in the classroom.
To all of our sponsors, thank you for making this night possible:
Dawn and Jim Dyke
Joint MUSC Alumni Association, MUSC Office of Alumni Affairs
Lambda Pi Eta
National Assoc. for Continence, Inc.
Tom and Wanda Martin