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.
Ibis, University of Miami’s yearbook, was named one of the 14 college yearbook Pacemaker Finalists by the Associated Collegiate Press for its issue from the 2014 – 2015 academic year. According to Randy Stano, the editorial adviser for Ibis, the yearbook has received 13 Pacemaker Finalists and has won eight Pacemaker Awards.
Supported by the Department of Journalism and Media Management (JMM), the Media Management Association (MMA) will present its first awards ceremony recognizing outstanding undergraduate student works in the media management area at the Annual Student Media Awards on Tuesday, April 26. The submission deadline is Thursday, April 14, 5:00 p.m. Winners will be notified before the event.
Several professors, Ph.D. students, and alumnae from the University of Miami School of Communication received awards and recognition at the National Communication Association’s (NCA) 101st Annual Convention in November.