Carrie Anne Platt, assistant professor of communication, was named the recipient of the 2012 Young Alumni Award from Carroll College, in Helena, Mont. She will receive the award in September.
The award is given by the Carroll College Alumni Association and recognizes outstanding Carroll College graduates who have significantly contributed to extending the colleges tradition of academic and liberal arts excellence.
Platt joined the NDSU communication department in 2008. She earned a doctorate from the University of Southern California, masters degree from Wake Forest University and bachelors degree from Carroll College.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.