Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

We are thrilled to announce the following awards received by some of our very own CCPA students. The CCPA family is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals.

University Awards

Cassie AckemannBetty Janette Maynard Award for Excellent Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies
Sofia AnticoGolden Key
Ali BedellGolden Key
Palmer BeldyRobert Stewart Hyer Society
Olivia CahillUniversity Honors Program
Lexxi ClintonM Award
Avery CooperPsi Chi
Leslie CoulthardPsi Chi
Kalena DorganTemerlin Advertising Institute Award for Oustanding Academic Achievement in Digital Media Strategy
Reeves EddinsSport Management Departmental Distinction Award
Kaylynn KahnTau Sigma
Vanessa LarezPhi Beta Kappa
Vanessa LarezRobert Stewart Hyer Society
Lauren LehnerPhi Beta Kappa
Hastings MurrayRobert Stewart Hyer Society
Sriya ReddyOutstanding Achievement in Digital Journalism
Zackary ScornavaccoOutstanding BBA Senior Award
Briana SmithBetty Janette Maynard Award for Excellent Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies
Ava StreetAlpha Kappa Delta

CCPA Awards

  1. Outstanding Academic Achievement in CCPA, Olivia Cahill
  2. Outstanding CCPA Student in Organizational Communication, Kennedy Eaker
  3. Outstanding CCPA Student in Social Innovation and Nonprofit Engagement, Briana Smith
  4. Outstanding CCPA Student in Political Communication, Vanessa Larez, Lauren Lehner
  5. Outstanding CCPA Student in Public Relations and Strategic Communication, Cassie Ackemann

In addition to the awards listed above, the division also internally recognizes the following awards:

  • Outstanding Student in PRSSA, Abba Yaney
  • CCPA Student Fellows, Avery Cooper, Charlotte Friend, Caroline Kester, Kate McLeod, Lauren Montgomery, Abba Yaney

Kappa Tau Alpha Honor Society recipients are also recognized as representing the top 10% CCPA graduates:

  • KTA Students: Olivia Cahill, Kennedy Eaker, Vanessa Larez

Finally, and prestigiously, two students are chosen from each division to represent their graduates on commencement day as follows:

  • Commencement Marshal, Zac Scornavacco
  • Commencement Reader, Logan McElroy

Congratulations to all award recipients from CCPA. We are so proud of your accomplishments and cannot wait to follow your success in the future.