Montclair State University’s College of the Arts will hold its Convocation ceremony on Saturday, May 14, at the University’s Amphitheater. Byron Pitts, multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist who’s currently chief national correspondent for CBS News with Katie Couric and contributing correspondent to 60 Minutes, will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree. Scott Schneider, owner and president of Full Production Services (FPS), a special event-production company based in South Jersey, will receive the Leonardis Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.
The College of the Arts congratulates its graduating students and all 2011 Award Recipients from the Department of Broadcasting!
Achievement in Production Award
Oscar David Torres-Olarte
Radio Club of America Scholarship Award
Angelo and Margaret J. DiFlauro Award
Carol J. McCracken Award
Christopher Stasheff/Al Prieto Scholarship Award
Stephanie Wood Public Service Award
John D. Sharkey Award
Mary C. Lozada Award
Kaufman Travel Award
Most Promising New Student Award
Cento Amici Award