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Alumni Affairs

The School of Communication Studies takes great pride in the notable achievements of its graduating students. As part of its family, a committee of graduates from the department was established in 2006 to support SCOM faculty, staff, students and alumni in fulfilling the school's mission. The ensuing Alumni Advisory Council was formed.

The Board holds annual meetings on campus at Homecoming and holds teleconferences every three months. The AAC envisions assisting SCOM with such endeavors as job shadowing, internships, guest lecturing in classes, student recruitment, faculty recruitment, raising funds for scholarships, academic chairs searches.

We are delighted with the enthusiasm, creativity, and generosity of the AAC and believe we are on the right path toward enhancing a fruitful long-term relationship with alumni.

To learn more about the AAC, please click here.

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The school is taking nominations for this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award.  The award is given annually to an alum who manifests the following criteria:

a.     Outstanding contributions to the discipline/profession

b.     Outstanding service to the department, university, community, region, nation

c.     SCOM major, minor, co-curricular and extracurricular programs alumni are eligible

The award is presented at the year-end SCOM Celebration event in the Spring semester. More information on the award and the procedure/deadlines for submitting a nomination packet can be found by clicking on the link below.  Alumni Award


The program for the Communication Studies Career Conference, April 2015, is not yet available. Check your email for registration information.