Gutenberg Awards

Introduced in 1993, the Gutenberg Award recognizes distinguished professional achievements of Journalism and Mass Communication Department alumni. 

To be considered for the award, a candidate must be (at least) a 10-year alumnus/alumna of ACU. Selections are made by JMC department faculty and honorees are presented scale models of Gutenberg printing presses.

From 1982-1988, the department annually honored one outstanding JMC graduate before initiating Gutenbergs.

This year, the JMC department is pleased to honor the following 2017 Gutenberg Award recipients:

Jan Taylor (‘79)
Director of corporate communications
UK HealthCare
Lexington, Kentucky
Scott F. Parker (‘81)
Founder and senior vice president of creative
Heart's Bluff Music
Nashville, Tennessee
Blake Farmer (‘05)
News director
WPLN Radio
Nashville, Tennessee


Save the date:

Gutenberg Celebration and Awards Presentation
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Past Gutenberg Award Recipients