SC&I Distinguished Alumni

Each year, the SC&I Alumni Association hosts the Distinguished Alumni Annual Dinner to honor a notable alumnus with its Distinguished Alumni Award, which recognizes renowned contributors to the fields of communication, journalism, information technology and informatics, or library studies. This annual event is an opportunity to reconnect with former classmates, professors, and friends while exploring the changes to SC&I and learning about the school’s plans for the future.

Interested in submitting a nominee for consideration to the board? Submit a nominee here.

2024 Awardee: TBD

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Guests: All Alumni & Friends Invited

Registration has not started yet for this event.

About the 2023 SC&I Distinguished Alumni Awardee:

Journalist Vivian Salama SC&I‘00, LC‘00. Salama is a national security reporter for The Wall Street Journal. She has covered U.S. foreign policy and national security issues for nearly two decades, reporting from more than 80 countries. A New York native, Salama earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. She holds a master’s degree in Middle East politics from Columbia University and a law degree from Georgetown. Since moving to Washington in 2016, Salama has covered the White House and national security for The Wall Street Journal, CNN, NBC News, and the Associated Press, with a focus on foreign policy.

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