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O'Connell Awards

O'Connell Awards

To: Graduating Coms Majors ( and  Summer and Fall Graduates)

Each year the Department of Communication honors students for achievements and academic ability at the annual O’Connell Awards which will be held this year on April 27, 2014 at the Holmes Student Center.

The categories of awards include:

  • Dean’s Award: High Grades & Outstanding Leadership/Service to Dept or College
  • Outstanding Majors: High Grades & Outstanding Leadership/Service to NIU/Community
  • Forensics Awards: High Grades and Outstanding Leadership/Service in Forensics
  • Scholarly Achievement Awards: High Grades (If not already in categories 1, 2 3)
  • Service Awards: Significant Contributions to Dept/NIU/Community
  • Research Awards: Evidence of Innovative Independent or Collaborative Research
  • Creative Achievement Awards: Innovative Independent or Collaborative Creative Work

We don’t want to overlook your achievements and contributions to the department, university and community.

Fill out the following form and return it to Watson Hall 209 or to gbisplin@niu.edu by 4:30p.m. on March 5, 2014.

O'Connell Awards Nomination Form