Centennial Award Celebration
Each year at Homecoming, the Centennial Award Celebration recognizes three outstanding individuals who contribute to the field of communication and demonstrate success in their chosen career fields. The celebration originated with the university's centennial in 2010. Through a nomination process, individuals are selected for the following award categories:
The highest honor given by the School of Communication Studies, this award honors an individual associated with the school who is nationally or internationally recognized for contributions to his or her profession that relate to the field of communication.
Distinguished Alumni Award
This award honors a graduate from the School of Communication Studies with more than 15 years of professional experience who has made significant contributions to the field of communication and demonstrated success in his or her chosen career.
Outstanding Young Professional Award
This award honors a graduate from the School of Communication Studies with five to 15 years of professional experience who has demonstrated success in his or her chosen career.
Nominations are now being accepted for next year's Centennial Award Celebration and are due by Dec. 31.