Forde & Fisher receive MSU College of Arts & Sciences awards
During its recent general faculty meeting, the MSU College of Arts & Sciences awarded John Forde for his scholarly commitments to the university with a Robert E. Wolverton Legacy Award and Melody Fisher with a research award.
Communication students win 'Best of the South' regional journalism awards
More than a dozen Mississippi State students won top journalism awards at the 2023 Southeast Journalism Conference for their work in broadcast, print and online journalism.
Two MSU communication faculty members honored by Mississippi Theatre Association
Two Mississippi State Department of Communication faculty members took home awards from the recent Mississippi Theatre Association annual festival. Instructor Melanie Harris won the award for Outstanding Contribution to Community Theatre - College and University Division, and lecturer Paula Mabry won Best Direction - Community Theatre Division.
Smith named MSU’s Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year
Pete Smith, an associate professor of communication at Mississippi State University, is MSU’s 2023 Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year. Smith will receive his award at the MHC’s annual ceremony in Jackson on March 24. Approximately 30 awards will be given to Mississippians whose work is recognized for bringing insights of the humanities to public audiences.
Knight named MSU’s first Luckyday Scholars Program Faculty Fellow
Mississippi State Department of Communication Instructor Amy Knight is the university’s first Luckyday Scholars Program Faculty Fellow. Knight’s career has deep roots with the Luckyday Program, having begun her service with the initiative in 2004 as a graduate assistant and then as assistant director in 2006 for two years at the University of Southern Mississippi.
MSU proves successful at annual CPRAM, SPRF competitions
Mississippi State students and staff members representing various colleges, departments and professional units took home numerous awards from recent College Public Relations Association of Mississippi and Southern Public Relations Federation annual competitions.
Communication students win six national news, production awards
Several communication students at Mississippi State University are winners of six national awards from the Broadcast Education Association for “exceptional media work,” and will be honored for their achievements at the October BEA On-Location conference at Colorado State University.
Dr. Pete Smith named chair of AJHA Blanchard Prize Committee
Dr. Pete Smith was named chair of the Margaret A. Blanchard Prize committee, the top graduate student award given by the American Journalism Historians' Association. The award recognizes the top dissertation in the area of mass communication history. Pete won the award in 2005 for his dissertation, "'It's Your America': Gertrude Berg and American Broadcasting, 1929-1956."
Josh Foreman selected for JSTOR Innovators pilot program
Josh Foreman, a communication instructor, was selected for the JSTOR Innovators pilot program. JSTOR is a digital library for the intellectually curious. JSTOR helps everyone discover, share, and connect valuable ideas.
MSU communication student newscast brings home top regional award
Mississippi State University’s student-produced weekly newscast, “Take 30 News,” is the winner of a Best Newscast award from the Student Production Awards presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Southeast Chapter.
MSU Communication students named best in media
Mississippi State Department of Communication faculty and students are celebrating their successes after receiving numerous awards this spring semester.
Communication senior wins Kennedy Center regional award for work on Theatre MSU original production
A Mississippi State senior has bested applicants from more than 10 states in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival competition, winning the top prize in technical drafting for his lighting design in MSU’s fall production of “Banner: A Sea Turtle Saga.”
MSU students, professionals recognized by Public Relations Association of Mississippi
Mississippi State senior Flora Dedeaux is the 2022 Student of the Year for the Public Relations Association of Mississippi, joining other MSU students and professionals receiving honors during the organization’s recent PRism Awards ceremony.
Department honors Foreman, Hernandez, Anthony and Lindley with annual awards
The Department of Communication at Mississippi State University recently announced the winners of faculty awards for 2022 recognizing excellence in