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'"