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2018 Communication Graduate Student Scholarship & Award Winners

Your donation can help fund student scholarships and innovative programming. Share our vision and make a donation online today!

Being in the front rank of Communication Departments nationwide means that we are competing with the very finest departments in the country for faculty and graduate students while teaching vast numbers of undergraduates. We have a vision of a creative and exciting department that is focused on the changing communication environment of the 21st century. If you share this vision and would like to support the department, we offer some easy ways for you to contribute to specific funds below.

If you have a specific goal for your support that you do not see below, please contact the department head, Chris Segrin ( Your support is critical to maintaining our reputation and preserving the value of our graduates’ credentials, and we appreciate even the smallest of donations to our mission.

Communication Department General Fund

Our General Fund supports department activities including graduate and faculty recruitment, specialized research and equipment needs, and other emerging needs. Click here to donate.

Chris Segrin Dissertation Fund

Our Dissertation Fund gives one or two awards annually to support the dissertation research of our finest PhD students. Click here to donate.

David Williams Undergraduate Scholarship

This fund provides a cash award to one exceptional undergraduate student each year. The award recognizes exceptional achievements of a communication major, and remembers the enduring contribution made to our department by long-time professor, Dr. David Williams (emeritus). Click here to donate.

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