UIAA Alumni Awards honor journalism alum and former ICR professor

Angela Sinickas

The University of Illinois Alumni Association presented its annual Alumni Awards as part of its virtual Homecoming Week 2020, Nov. 29-Dec. 5. Congratulations to award winners Angela Sinickas (BS '75, journalism) and Safiya Noble, former faculty member at the Institute of Communications Research.

Sinickas received the 2020 Alumni Achievement Award. She was recognized for improving employee relations by working with top companies to evaluate and address internal communication effectiveness. Read the article about her.

Noble received the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Award. She was recognized for alerting the world to implicit bias in the inner workings of search engine optimization. Read the article about her.

Hear the award winners' personal stories of inspiration, success, and what it means to be a U of I alum in this video: https://vimeo.com/485219969

Safiya Noble