Monday, April 27, 2015

SOC Scholarships Winners – 2015 White House Correspondents Associations

From left, Jourdan Henry, Brandi Montgomery
Professor Indira Somani, and Precious Osage-Erese
Congratulations to three School of Communications students that received 2015 White House Correspondents Associations scholarships at the dinner April 25th in Washington, D.C.  Jourdan Henry, received the Harry S. McAlpin Jr. Scholarship, a one-time award of $7,000;
Precious Osage-Erese and Brandi Montgomery received the White House Correspondent's Association scholarship prize, a one-time award of $7,000.

WHCA Luncheon, from left Jourdan Henry, Precious Osage-Erese,
and Brandi Montgomery

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

2015 Paul Robeson Awards

Ava DuvernaySelma director/writer and Bradford YoungSelma cinematographer and School of C alum, were honored at the 2015 Paul Robeson Awards. The awards event was hosted by the School of Communications Media, Journalism and Film department at the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C. The event included a showcase of the best student productions this year. Also honored were three faculty members, who are retiring at the end of the year: Drs. Bishetta Merritt, Paula Matabane and Lawrence Kaggwa. The committee chair Professor Sonja Williams and other faculty and staff helped to make it a memorable event. Congratulations to everyone!