Chair's Corner: Spring 2021
Congratulations to the Class of 2021, and to the many students—and faculty!—who have been recipients of awards as the year ends! Read more to learn of the many ways those in Media, Film and Journalism Studies are receiving recognition. Then, please come and celebrate our graduates, and also watch student-created films, as part of our annual InShort Film Showcase and Awards Ceremony. Our end-of-the-year event takes place over two evenings: Monday and Tuesday, June 7 & 8 at 6 p.m. MDT. Register here.
Associate Professor Margaret Thompson, Leadership in Internationalization Award, in recognition of her 33 years of service, which includes inaugurating and Directing the International and Intercultural Communication program for many years while also serving as an advocate for and friend to international students, and congratulations to Margie on her retirement!
Grace Ganz, Society of Professional Journalists’ Master of Excellence Award for Best Online/Digital News Videography, Region 9 (CO, WY, UT, & NM), for her piece, New Title IX Regulations: Helpful or Harmful?
Jake Gloth, Future Broadcaster Award from the Colorado Broadcast Association, for his piece on the Spanish Flu Pandemic.
Keira O’Neill 2nd place, Society of Professional Journalists’ Master of Excellence Award for Best Online/Digital News Videography, Region 9 (CO, WY, UT, & NM), for her piece, Graduating Class 2020.
As well as a number of awards within the University of Denver:
- Brittany Johnson and Tamutswa Mahari (tie), Mendelssohn Award for Outstanding Graduate Students in the Media and Public Communication degree
- T Michael Boddie, Outstanding Community Service Award
- Caroline Anderson, Outstanding IIC Student
Outstanding Graduates in Journalism Studies:
- Linneya Gardner
- Andrea Orozco
- Henry Lohman
Outstanding Graduates in Strategic Communication:
- Hana Emerson
- Hayley Starshak
- Jacob Feldman
Outstanding Graduates in Film Studies and Production:
- Eva Rios
- Julie Tran
- Dominique Holiday
Outstanding Graduates in Media Studies:
- Lisette Zamora-Galarza
- Lynnzee Brown