The Department of Communication Studies hosts an annual student awards ceremony/luncheon near the end of each spring semester. Awards are typically presented in the following categories:
- Horizon Award in Communication Studies
- Outstanding Graduate Award in Communication Studies
- Outstanding Debater Award
- Horizon Award in Corporate Communication
- Outstandging Graduate Award in Corporate Communication
The M.G. Lorberg Medal:
- In honor of M.G. Lorberg, Department Chair from 1967-1987. This award goes to a student for excellence in academic performance as well as service to the department. In other words, we recognize a student's good work and good citizenship.