Newhouse magazine students honored by New York Women in Communications

By Wendy S. Loughlin

April 6, 2017

Two students from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School are recipients of scholarships from New York Women in Communications (NYWICI)

Photo of Lauren Dana

Lauren Dana, a sophomore from Valley Stream, New York, and Jacqueline Homan, a junior from Cincinnati, are both students in the magazine program. 

Homan received the Ruth Whitney Scholarship from Glamour magazine, which is awarded to a college student who has experience in writing, reporting or design for digital and/or print and who has a demonstrated interest in magazine journalism or publishing. The honor includes an opportunity to visit the magazine and spend a week with the editorial team.

Photo of Jacqueline Homan

Dana, Homan and the other scholarship recipients will be recognized at NYWICI’s Matrix Awards ceremony April 24 in New York. Journalist Katie Couric will serve as master of ceremonies.  

Each year, NYWICI awards scholarships to students who intend to pursue or further a career in communications. Recipients are chosen based on academic excellence, need and a demonstrated commitment to the field of communications. Scholarships are generally in the amounts of $2,500, $5,000 and $10,000.

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