NAU School of communication students brought home FIVE student Emmy awards this weekend, more than any other university in the Rocky Mountain region!
Additionally, NAU received THREE professional Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards.
Student Emmys were awarded for the following:
Mari Cleven - News/general assignment, Flagstaff Extreme Adventure
(Mari did this story for my EMF323W TV news class last spring. It aired on Ch 12 news in Phoenix!)
Andrew Moraca, Chris Binning - Long Form: Fiction/Non-Fiction, In Tandem
(This was Drew & Chris' capstone film project)
Emani Payne- Public Affairs/Community Service, Buffalo Soldiers
(Emani did this story for NAZ Today)
Mari Cleven - Photographer, Flagstaff Extreme Adventure
Mari Cleven- Editor, Mari Cleven Editing Composite
(view her work composite at maricleven.com)
The True Blue NAU commercial that Angele Anderfuren, Lecturer, Electronic Media and Film/Journalism, produced, co-directed & co-edited with Jerry Anderfuren for NAU-TV and the True Blue NAU committee with a staff/cast of NAU students & staff won one professional Emmy! Watch it here:
Jerry Anderfuren won two other professional Emmys for his NAU-TV commercial Create Your Future.
Also congrats to all the other students nominated for a student Emmy: Aaron Benally, Jenna Lyter, Javeon Butler, & Alex Finden. It is extremely hard to even get a nomination!
senior in political science, and Zoey DeWolf,
junior in communication, placed 22nd in the country for debate in
competitive National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence, ahead of teams from
prestigious universities like Loyola and Rice.
Outstanding seniors Layne Alexander,
psychology major, Patricia Caballero,
political science major, Darryl Jacobsen,
electronic media and film major, and Kathleen
Templin, criminal justice major, are just a few
of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences graduates to win the
Axe Award in 2011.
On Saturday August 9, 2014, Anthropology MA candidate Nicole Lohman won the first Cordell Prize for best student presentation at the Pecos Conference, an annual gathering of Southwestern archaeologists, held this year just north of Blanding, Utah.
Two faculty members, seven graduate students, and two recent
graduates participated at the Western Social Science Association’s annual meeting. Communication
professors Dayle Hardy-Short and Brant Short served as leaders
for the Human Communication section of the meeting.
received an honorable mention in the Western Social Science Association’s annual meeting graduate student paper
competition for her paper, “‘Live from New York’: How One Late-Night Comedy
Sketch Furthers Stereotypes of Women in Politics.” Hansen also presented “This
Old Man: The Shared Meaning of New Hampshire’s ‘Great Stone Face.’
De La Garza,
speech communication master’s student and director of NAU’s Forensics Team, and
instructor of ethnic studies, presented a paper, "But It's a Dry Fascism:
Arizona's HR 2281 and the Banning Ethnic Studies," at the 39th annual conference of the National Ethnic Studies Association.