Awards and Recognitions

School of Communication and Media

Broadcasting majors receive award from Philip Roberts, President and CEO of the NJ Broadcasters Association Our faculty, staff and students have received many awards and distinctions.  Among them:

  • Best in Festival, The International Film Festival of South Africa, 2008
  • Best Community film, The International Film Festival of South Africa, 2008
  • Best Inspirational Film, 3rd place, Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival for A Ripple in the Water: Healing Through Art, 2008.
  • 2008 New Jersey Broadcasters Association Scholarships were awarded to three of our students
  • US International Film and Video Festival Award for Your Worst Nightmare
  • Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award, 2002
  • Gracie Allen Award, 2002
  • Gracie Allen Award, given by American Women in Radio and Television, 2001
  • Award for Creative Excellence, U.S. International Film & Video Festival
  • Telly Award
  • Grand Award for Excellence, Apex
  • Certificate of Merit, National Recruitment Video Competition
  • Women Pioneers in Broadcasting, produced by MSU student, Marta Fernandez, won Gracie Allen Award for American Women in Radio & Television.
  • Book of Thanks, written, produced, shot and edited by four MSU students, Marta Fernandez, Stacey Weaver, Valarie Harper and Maureen Paonessa, was aired as part of a special hour-long program on NJN, "America Together: New Jersey Voices...Heroes." The program won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award.
  • Light in Silent Sorrow: The Story of my Oma, produced by MSU student Mirjam LaBlans, won Gracie Award for American Women in Radio & Television.
  • BEYOND 911: THE UNRESPONSIVE INFANT, won the Award for Creative Excellence, U.S. International Film and Video Festival, Finalist, International Television and Video Association.
  • DANCE ACROSS THE DATELINE, won a Telly Award, Finalist, New York Festivals International Film & Video Association.
  • MONTCLAIR. . .STATE OF THE ARTS, won a Grand Award for Excellence, Apex, and a Certificate of Merit, Admissions Marketing Report National Recruitment Video Competition.
    CARPE DIEM series won a CAPE Award for Best Series in the State
  • AS WE SEE IT won a Gold Medal Award, Admissions Marketing Report National Recruitment Video Competition and a Grand Award for Excellence, Apex Awards.