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Director Hugh Reilly & Dr. Hugh Cowdin

School holds awards luncheon

Dr. Hugh Cowdin, Prof. Emeritus and former chair of the UNO Dept. of Communication, received the Lifetime Achievment Award during the 59th Annual Awards Luncheon on May 2, 2014.

Tom Elser, Director of Development and Marketing at Methodist Hospital Foundation, received the Alumni Achievement Award.

Katie Broman, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at the Omaha Community Playhouse, recieved the Rising Star Award.

During the luncheon, Dr. Gail Baker announced that Director Hugh Reilly is the fifth Robert Reilly Diamond Professor. The professorship remembers longtime Professor Robert Reilly, Hugh's father, and received major funding from philanthropist Richard Holland, who was a partner with Reilly in an advertising agency.

The awards program detailing the many award and scholarship winners can be viewed here.


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Danyelle Stephenson, Sarah Bergeron & Ashley Anderson

2014 Omaha Chapter of American Advertising Federation Scholarship Winners

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Interview with Paul Critchlow 

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Welcome to the School of Communication

The School of Communication offers dynamic teaching, research/creative activity and service in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media. Our students in broadcasting, journalism, speech and graduate studies in communication enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, award-winning instruction from top professors, and learning from internationally recognized scholars. The School of Communication enthusiastically embraces the University of Nebraska at Omaha's metropolitan mission and strategic goals of student focus, academic excellence and community engagement. In fact, we have been recognized with the campus award for academic excellence! Additionally, our public relations student organization also has been nationally recognized for community engagement.

Are you interested in learning more about communication? For those students seeking careers in journalism, public relations, advertising, training and development, broadcasting, new media, corporate communication, media studies and communication education, the UNO School of Communication is the place to be... continue


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The School of Communication provides a student-centered, dynamic environment designed to elevate, empower, and engage students to become skilled, ethical citizens and professionals who can excel in diverse local and global communities.


Our vision is to be a recognized leader in innovative teaching, leading-edge research/creative activity, and community engagement initiatives. We will achieve this by supporting and attracting exceptional faculty and outstanding undergraduate and graduate students from within and outside the metropolitan area.

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