Nominations open for Bellisario College of Communications alumni awards

October 15, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — From advertising executives, educators and journalists to filmmakers, television directors, researchers and more, some 30,000 alumni call the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State home and are making a positive impact in their chosen careers.

As part of an annual process, members of the Bellisario College’s alumni boards are seeking to honor standout alumni with annual awards.

Nominations for eight different awards are being accepted through Nov. 30, 2020.

Awards presented by the Alumni Society Board:

  •   Outstanding Alumni
  •   Achievement
  •   Emerging Professional
  •   Douglas A. Anderson Communications Contributor
  •   Excellence in Teaching

Awards presented by the Ad/PR Alumni Board:

  •   Outstanding Advertising Alumni
  •   Outstanding Public Relations Alumni
  •   Ad/PR – Lifetime Achievement

All undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree alumni of the Bellisario College are eligible for awards. Departmental faculty, Alumni Society Board and Ad/PR Alumni Board members, or any alumnus or friend of the Bellisario College may submit nominations.

Complete descriptions of the awards and a list of previous winners may be found online.

Last Updated June 14, 2021