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Recent Professional Awards and Recognitions

Teresa Gawrych 2011

Lambda Pi Eta Communication Department Faculty Member of the Year

Dr. John Forde, APR 2011

Public Relations Association of Mississippi Educator of the Year

MSU StatePride Winners 2011

Kelli Anthony, Karyn Brown, Emily Cain, Cheryl Chambers, Amy Knight, Dr. John Nicholson, Dr. Pete Smith, Dr. Kevin Williams, and Dr. Laura Walton, APR

Dr. Hank Flick 2010

Lambda Pi Eta Communication Department Faculty Member of the Year

Dr. John Forde, APR 2010

Relations Society of America College of Fellows (one of only 14 inducted in the country that year, only one in Mississippi)

MSU StatePride Winners 2010

Karyn Brown, Khristi Edmonds, Dr. Megan Foley, Amy Fountain, Teresa Gawrych, Frances McDavid, Dr. Pete Smith, Dr. Lawrence Strout, Kevin Williams

Wayne Durst 2009

MSU Summer Scholars On Stage Hall of Fame

Dr. John Forde, APR 2009

University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communication and Journalism Hall of Fame (inducted with first group of 12 to be honored in fields of public relations and advertising)

Dr. Laura Walton, APR 2009

Southern Public Relations Federation Senior Practitioner

Dr. Kevin Williams 2009

Promising Professors Award, Second Place, Mass Communication and Society Teaching Award for Assistant Professors, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Dr. Hank Flick 2008

Lambda Pi Eta Communication Department Faculty Member of the Year

Dr. Laura Walton, APR 2008

Public Relations Association of Mississippi Educator of the Year

Dr. Laura Walton, APR 2008

Southern Public Relations Federation Educator of the Year

Dr. John E. Forde, APR 2007

Mississippi State University Order of Omega Honor Society and Colvard Student Union Outstanding Faculty/Staff of the Year Award (Nominated by Phi Mu Sorority)

Dr. Kevin Williams 2007

Lambda Pi Eta Communication Department Faculty Member of the Year

Dr. Hank Flick 2006

Lambda Pi Eta Communication Department Faculty Member of the Year

Dr. Pete Smith 2006

Recipient of the Honors Medallion for Academic Contributions to the Mississippi State Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College