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The Kent State University School of Communication Studies is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Centennial Award Celebration

The Kent State University School of Communication Studies is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Centennial Award Celebration. The Centennial Award Celebration honors three outstanding individuals each year for their success and contribution to the field of communication. This celebration takes place during Kent State University’s Homecoming and honors recipients with a reception and an award presentation.

All nominations can be submitted on the School of Communication Studies website at http://www.kent.edu/comm/centennial-award-celebration-nominations by Dec. 31. Self-nominations are accepted. 

The nomination process includes answering a series of questions about detailed background and career information. The three awards given out at the celebration include the following:

  • The Centennial Award, the highest honor given by the School of Communication Studies, honors an individual associated with the school who is nationally or internationally recognized for contributions to his or her profession that relates to the field of communication. 
  • The Distinguished Alumni 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. 
  • The Outstanding Young Professional 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.

The 2016 Centennial Award recipients were Elizabeth Perse, Michael Lisman and Megan Vogias.

For more information on the Centennial Award Celebration, visit http://www.kent.edu/comm/centennial-award-celebration

POSTED: Monday, October 10, 2016 - 11:43am
UPDATED: Monday, October 10, 2016 - 11:43am
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Alexa Thomas