Student Awards

Dean's Academic Achievement Award for Students
The academic achievement award goes to the undergraduate student with the highest GPA for the year within CCFA. The recipient receives a $250 check and a plaque during the University's Annual Honors Assembly in April. The Graduation Analyst determines and verifies the recipient.

For more information, contact CCFA at (901) 678-2350.

Dean's Creative Achievement Award for Students
During the spring semester, each department chair and director nominate an undergraduate student for this award. The nominees present their work at the Dean's Administrative Council meeting in March. Selected by a vote from the council meeting members, the Honoree receives a $250 check and a plaque. Each runner-up receives a $100 check and a plaque. Awards are presented at the University's Annual Honors Assembly in April.

For more information, contact CCFA at (901) 678-2350.

Graduate School's Creative Achievement Awards
Annual  awards of up to $500 are given to CCFA graduate students for creative achievement in the areas of music, film, theatre and dance and architecture. The College accepts one nomination each from the Department of Communication, the Scheidt School of Music, the Department of Theatre & Dance and the Department of Architecture. Candidates are reviewed by the College Council for Research and Graduate Studies, which makes its recommendation to the Graduate School. The deadline for departmental nominations is early February and the award recipients are notified at the end of March.

For the Art Purchase Award, the Graduate School will purchase an artwork chosen by the guest juror of AMUM's Annual Juried Student Exhibition.Students become eligible by entering their work in the exhibition. Additional purchase, cash, and gift prizes are also awarded; these vary from year to year. (Deadline for submission is mid-December.)

For more information please contact Associate Dean Logan at (901) 678-2350.