Name of Engagement

Carrier Award 2017 Recipient Jim Acosta

Contact Information

JMU Alumni Association

Contact Details

alumni@jmu.edu

Description

Jim Acosta, CNN senior White House correspondent, received the Ronald E. Carrier Distinguished Alumni Award, the JMU Alumni Association's highest honor. For more than 20 years he has covered ground-breaking events including the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Virginia Tech shooting, Hurricane Katrina and the past four presidential elections. Acosta, a 1993 graduate, is the 35th alum in the school’s history to receive the Carrier Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.

Web Presence

http://www.jmu.edu/news/2016/03/22-acosta-carrier-award.shtml

Involvement

Involves Alums

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Date

Acosta was recognized at the Alumni Awards banquet on Friday, March 18, 2016.

Frequency

One Time Only

Areas of Engagement

Civic Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Award

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