2018 Jarrard Prizes honor top undergraduate and graduate student papers at #CCA18

Carolinas Communication Association awarded two Mary E. Jarrard Prizes for outstanding research at the 2018 CCA annual conference. The prizes honored the top undergraduate student paper and the top graduate student paper featured at the conference.

This year’s recipient of the Mary E. Jarrard Prize for undergraduate research was Chioma Ngene, an undergraduate student in the James L. Knight School of Communication at Queens University of Charlotte. The award honors Ngene’s paper titled, “Spousal Caregivers: Sensemaking in role based experiences.”


This year’s recipient of the Mary E. Jarrard Prize for graduate research was Elizabeth Gilmore, a Ph.D. student at Indiana University, who currently serves as a lecturer at Clemson University. The award honors Gilmore’s paper titled, “Benevolent Whiteness.


Congratulations to Chioma Ngene and Elizabeth Gilmore, winners of CCA’s 2018 Mary E. Jarrard Prizes for student research.

Carolinas Communication Association (CCA) promotes communication studies in the Carolinas and across the region by hosting conferences, publishing a journal, and providing resources for instructors and students. Learn more about CCA at http://carolinascommunication.org

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