Three Communication majors receive Vagelos Award

Three ASC Communication majors were awarded The Vagelos Award, formerly the President's Award, which is granted by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships. They are:

Elyssa Caplan - senior Comm major and the recipient of the D. David Eisenhower award for the outstanding honors thesis in the Communication and Public Service program
Thesis: "From Camelot to Clinton, From Redecoration to Reform: An Examination of the Progression of Progressive White House Women"

Rachel Fiske-Cipriani - senior Comm major and the recipient of the George Gerbner award for the honors thesis that best demonstrates an original and comprehensive application of research skills and a thorough understanding of communication scholarship
Thesis: "Space Matters: A Geo-Strategic Analysis of the Virtual World of Second Life"

Jordan Grossman - junior Comm major, student in the Communication and Public Service program, and a history major
Thesis: "Lyndon Johnson's Unfinished Legacy: The 1964 State of the Union Address and the 'War on Poverty'"