12 law schools, 3 honors and 1 strong desire to pay it forward

Stonehill student Pierce Holmes ’19 was accepted at a dozen of the most renowned law schools in the nation and honored as senior of the year by faculty in his two majors, philosophy and communication.

Departmental Honors

Students who complete the Honors Program in Communication are awarded a degree “with honors” in Communication. To enter the Honors Program in Communication, a student must:

  • Be a communication major
  • Complete COM 103, COM 105, COM 107, and COM 203
  • Have a cumulative grade-point average in communication of at least 3.5
  • Have their application sponsored by one full-time communication faculty member

To complete the program, the student must

  • Complete one Honors Seminar with a grade of “B” or better
  • Write and orally defend an Honors Thesis on a topic in communication.

The student who achieves a “B” or better in the Honors Seminar and Honors Thesis will have successfully completed the Honors Program.

Lambda Pi Eta

Campus Chapter, Alpha Omega

Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association Honor Society, recognizes outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies.

  • Lauren LoRusso '19 with former Provost Joe Favazza and Professor Anne Mattina

    LoRusso was awarded the Ronald J. Fraser Award in Mediated Communication. The communication and gender & sexuality students double major from Walpole, Massachusetts, was accepted into LES and Lambda Pi Eta honor societies. The Moreau Honors student also…

  • Pierrce Holmes '19 with former Provost Joe Favazza and Professor Anne Mattina

    Holmes, a communication and philosophy double major, received the Communication Department Ronald J. Fraser Award in Communication Studies Student of the Year Award as well as the Philosophy Department Student of the Year Award. The Springfield, Massachusetts…