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Paul Turpin
Department Chair
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Outstanding Students

These Communication students not only exhibit academic excellence, but also serve as examples of the mission of College of the Pacific. They have excelled in the classroom and beyond, whether it's through multiple degrees, research, study abroad or service to their communities. They are the epitome of excellence and champions of the social sciences. Take a glimpse at some of the Communication department's outstanding students:

Chris Cannon

Chris Cannon

Chris Cannon is graduating with a BA in Communication. He is actively involved in several on-campus organizations, such as the Student Activities Center, Black History Month Committee, and Black Student Union. By studying Communication, he hopes to gain a better understanding of communication's role in making the world a better place. Learn more about Chris>>





Gitaine Chaisson

Gitaine Chaisson

Gitaine Chaisson is graduating with a BA in Communication and a minor in French. She is interested in the public relations field and strategic campaign planning, brand messaging, and representing an institution. After graduation, she hopes to work in-house for an institution. Learn more about Gitaine>>





Congratulations to our 2016 Outstanding Student

Every year, the Department of Communication recognizes outstanding students who have demonstrated academic excellence.

This May, we recognized the exceptional work of one student with the 2016 Outstanding Student award:

  • Gitaine Chaisson

Congratulations to our 2015 Outstanding Students

Every year in late April or early May, we recognize the exceptional work of our college's top seniors with the Outstanding Graduate awards.

This year's Distinguished Outstanding Graduating Senior was Nick Brummel, recognized for his stellar academic achievement.

Meet Our Other Outstanding 2015 Students

At the end of the year, each of the academic departments and interdisciplinary programs in the College of the Pacific honors a truly exceptional graduating senior or group of seniors with the Outstanding Graduate Award. This award is given to students who have not only earned a consistently high academic record, but who have also been actively involved in the discipline through activities, research, or special projects.

Outstanding Graduating Seniors
Hope Bidegainberry
Kristin Blaschke
Nick Brummel
Jared Chernila
Chelsea King
Shannon Mack
Hannah Rhea
Devin Valdez

Outstanding Graduate Students
Megan Allen
Laura Hong