Communications alumni honored at Western New England University

22News’ own Matt Caron was one of two alums to receive the Alumni of the Year Award

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – On Saturday, a Communications celebration took place at Western New England University in Springfield. A luncheon was held to celebrate the new inductees to Lambda Pi Eta, a Communications honor society.

Current Communication majors, along with students considering enrolling as new communications students heard from alumni about what they can expect from their education and their careers.

22News’ own Matt Caron was one of two alums to receive the Alumni of the Year Award for academic achievement and contributions to the university and the community.

Communication Major Steven O’Brien Jr. told 22News, “To see some of our alum being honored for some of their accomplishments. It’s always nice to see that what you are studying can take you places. The people here are evidence of that.”

Caron graduated in 2010 and always tries and get back to the university to guest lecture and give advice to young journalists.