University of Miami School of Communication announces Professor Ana François as this academic year’s recipient of the Robert and Christine Staub Faculty Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Effective Teaching. François was recognized at the school’s annual end-of-year celebration and award show.
On April 26, University of Miami School of Communication honored its students, alumni, and faculty at the 67th Annual Student Media Awards.
UMTV received three first place awards from the National Broadcasting Society’s honor society Alpha Epsilon Rho, three first place Region 3 Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, and two second place awards from the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters.
The ADDY Awards, given annually by the American Advertising Federation, is a competition that recognizes creativity and excellence in advertising. This prestigious award attracts more than 40,000 entries every year. To win a national ADDY, students must first compete at the local and then the regional level, before qualifying for the national competition.
From April 15-17, the UM Debate Team of Renee Reneau and Michael Fuentes competed in the Atlantic Coast Conference Debate Championship tournament, hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and supported by the ACC Academic Consortium under the direction of David G. Brown.
The University of Miami School of Communication was a big winner at Miami International Film Festival’s (MIFF) CinemaSlam, taking home four out of seven possible awards. SoC films won Best Documentary, Best Actor, Best Director, and Miami CinemaSlam Champion 2016 at the fifth annual local student competition.