Speech Communication Program Awards

1 . The Third Year Department Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Speech Communication.

This award goes to the 3rd year Speech Communication major who has the highest cumulative average.

2. The Senior Student Department Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Speech Communication.

This award goes to the 4th year student Speech Communication major who has the highest cumulative average.

3. Award for Excellent Performance, Paper, or Academic Project

This award goes to the Speech Communication major or minor who produced the most outstanding example of academic work in one or more Speech Communication classes during the previous year.  That work might be a speech, performance, paper, or or other project (or multiple pieces of such work) that stands out for its brilliance, especially in terms of the way it meets the Speech Communication Program objectives.  Students or faculty in the Speech Communication Program may nominate students by sending the outstanding work to the Undergraduate Advisor.

4. Award for Excellence in Citizenship, Community Engagement, or Service

This award goes to the Speech Communication major(s) or minor(s) who engaged in outstanding activities outside the classroom in the previous year as they applied what they have learned in the service of extracurricular goals.  The Speech Communication program seeks to recognize a student, or students, for the ways in which they demonstrated an imagination for the public good beyond the classroom.  Students or faculty in the Speech Communication Program may nominate students by sending a description of the service work that was undertaken in a brief letter to the Undergraduate Advisor.

For more information about any of these awards, contact the Speech Communication Undergraduate Advisor.