Alisha Nelson, who received her BA in Communication from Ohio State in 2006, was named the 2019 How Firm Thy Friendship Award Winner.
The School of Communication honored over 30 undergraduate students with awards and scholarships at a reception April 22. The School commends its students for excellence in writing, commitment to scholarship, attention to integrity and interest in research. See below for a complete list of award winners.
The Loren E. Bollinger-Kenneth E. Kissel Scholarship
Marsha S. Bosley Memorial Scholarship
The Lantern earned recognition from the Ohio News Media Association at the 2019 Collegiate Newspaper and Website Competition. The student newspaper earned first place awards in the categories of in-depth reporting, photography and design. Read more about The Lantern’s recent accomplishments and how it is becoming a multimedia news platform.
Assistant Professor James Alex Bonus won the Sarah Evans Mattox Faculty Research Award based on articles published during 2018. This endowment provides support on a competitive basis for a faculty member’s research. Specifically, this award is given to a highly productive, innovative faculty member who conducts research on the impact of media on public opinion and/or society.
Aaron Smith, the assistant to the director of the School of Communication, won the College of Arts and Sciences Staff Excellence Award for December 2018. Smith was presented the award by Janet M. Box-Steffensmeir, the interim executive dean and vice provost of the College of Arts and Sciences. The award is to recognize a staff member for their valuable contributions to the College of Arts and Sciences.