Communication

RECOGNITION & AWARDS

Every year, at the end of spring semester, the Communication Department holds an awards/recognition cerermony for it's majors.
This ceremony is the event when awards are presented to the students who have been the years most outstanding at what they do in TV, The Chart, Crossroads, and Radio

There are several catagories presented including Teacher of the Year Award and the Kolpin Scholarship winners.
The winners for the most recent year are listed below.

Recognition / Awards


The Chart

Reporter of the Year

Page Designer of the Year

Hustle Award

MVP

Crossroads:
The Magazine

MVP's


Debate

MVP's


KGCS-TV

Program of the Year

Student of the Year

Volunteer of the Year

Outstanding Student Honor Award in Major

Mass Communication

 

Speech Communication

 

Public Relations

 

Speech/Theatre Education

 


Teacher of the Year

 

Ruth I. Kolpin Broadcast Journalism Scholarship

 

Video Production Awards

Broadcast students have the opportunity to have their production work recognized through numerous award competitions.
They include local competition for the Joplin Area Advertising Federation, regional and national competition for the National Broadcasting Society, state-wide competition for the Missouri Broadcast Educators Association, national competition with the Broadcast Education Association, and various other national competitions such as Fox News, The Kansas Film Festival, and the Society of Professional Journalists.

A public service announcement produced by KGCS-TV for Habitat for Humanity receives a Certificate of Merit from the Missouri Broadcasters Association, at the annual MBA conference and awards banquet. The PSA featured information about Habitat's role in the Joplin community.

The Missouri Broadcast Educators Association recognizes students for their production work at KGCS-TV.
The statewide competition features entries from colleges and universities throughout Missouri. Those recognized :

 

 

For more information about the MSSU chapter, contact the chapter advisors: Bill Hunt at 417-625-3183 or Kristen Livingston at 417-625-9791.

Associated Collegiate Press

The National Scholastic Press Association provides journalism education services to students, teachers, media advisers and others throughout the United States and in other countries. NSPA has three divisions. Memberships for college, university and professional and technical school student media are organized under the Associated Collegiate Press division. Memberships are open to all student media at public and private schools at an annual membership fee. Among other programs, NSPA provides media critique and recognition programs for members. Through these activities, NSPA and its divisions promote the standards and ethics of good journalism as accepted and practiced by print, broadcast and electronic media in the United States.

NSPA and its divisions also endorse and advocate free expression rights for student media.Among other programs NSPA provides media critique and recognition programs for members. Through these activities, NSPA and its divisions promote the standards and ethics of good journalism as accepted and practiced by print, broadcast and electronic media in the United States. NSPA and its divisions also endorse and advocate free expression rights for student media.

 

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