Kent State University School of Communication Studies to Honor Alumni and Professor Emeritus

Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies will host the sixth Centennial Award Celebration on Friday, Oct. 2, to honor two alumni and one professor emeritus. The annual event is an opportunity for the school’s alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to celebrate and recognize the achievements of communication studies professionals.

The following individuals will be honored:

  • Jerry D. Feezel, Ph.D., resident of Kent, Ohio, and professor emeritus. Feezel will receive the Centennial Award, a recognition given to individuals of great stature and service to Kent State who have gained national or international recognition for their work in communication studies.
  • Robin Clair, Ph.D., resident of Lafayette, Indiana, and ’90 graduate. Clair will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, an award given to a graduate from Kent State’s School of Communication Studies with more than 15 years of professional experience and equal contribution to the field of communication and his or her career. 
  • Anthony Limperos, Ph.D., resident of Lexington, Kentucky, and ’04 and ’06 graduate. Limperos will receive the Outstanding Young Professional award, given to the communication studies graduate with five to 15 years of professional experience who has shown outstanding success in his or her chosen career.

The festivities will begin at 5 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom Balcony, with the awards ceremony beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. Attendees must register by Friday, Sept. 25, at The event and registration are both free of cost.

Kent State’s School of Communication Studies holds a record of academic excellence and achievement since its establishment in 1932. Ranked a top three program by and, the school’s diverse faculty members include renowned communication scholars and researchers as well as distinguished teachers, each with unique teaching and research interests. 

For more information about Kent State’s School of Communication Studies at

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POSTED: Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 2:31pm
UPDATED: Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:38pm
Lindsay Kuntzman