Department of Communicology Service Award


Selection Criteria

This award recognizes students whose service to the field of Speech Communication has been meritorious. These contributions may include, but are not limited to, service in the Department of Communicology, in the college, at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, and/or in the community.


A student is eligible for the Department of Communicology Service Award if he or she is full time at UHM and majors in Communicology regardless of undergraduate class standing (freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior).



Each recipient has her or his name placed on a permanent plaque displayed in the office of the Communicology Department. For 2018, the recipient receives a cash award of $250.00.


Selection Procedures

A nomination form for this award may be submitted by faculty member(s) in the Department of Communicology, peer nominations, or self-nomination. Each nominee will be asked to complete and submit a Nominee Information Form (see below). The committee will determine the nominee(s) that best meets all criteria. In the event that no nominee clearly meets the criteria, as determined by the Awards Committee, no award will be given that year.


Deadline for Award Nomination Form: March 15

Nomination Form 

Award Nominee Information Form

Nominee Form 

Submission Procedures

Nomination Form and Nominee Information Form can be submitted through email to: Dr. Emiko Taniguchi or through mail to:

Emiko Taniguchi, Ph.D.
Awards Committee
University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Department of Communicology
2560 Campus Road, George Hall 326
Honolulu, Hawai’i 96822


Notification of Award

The chair of the Awards Committee shall notify the nominee(s) of the Committee’s decision within three weeks of the Nominee Information Form deadline.