Joseph E. Connor Memorial Award
Given in memory of Joseph E. Connor, the award honors men who have, on a national level, distinguished themselves, embodied the ideals of the fraternity, and been leaders in their field within the communicative arts. The award itself is traditionally a kind of silver Paul Revere bowl, engraved with the recipient’s name, the date of the ceremony, and the fraternal seal. Learn More

David Brudnoy Honorary Award
Originally titled “The David Brudnoy Award for Promise and Initiative in the Communicative Arts,” the award was created in 2004 and conceived of by the active brotherhood at the time as ‘a companion to the Connor Award, which historically recognizes lifetime achievement.’ The Brudnoy Award, on the other hand, was ‘designed to honor an up and coming contributor to the field of excellence in the communicative arts.’ Dr. David Brudnoy received the first award in a ceremony held in the spring of 2004…

Harry and Doris Brudnoy Scholarship
Established in 2005 by a bequest from David Brudnoy in tribute to the memory of his parents. As an honorary brother of Phi Alpha Tau, David Brudnoy gave freely of himself as a friend and mentor. The scholarship will be awarded to an active brother of Phi Alpa Tau who is a full-time student with financial need…

Honorary Brothers
In keeping with its founding edict as an Honorary fraternal institution, the active brothers of Phi Alpha Tau possess the right and power to bestow Honorary Brotherhood by way of a formal induction to individuals as they see fit. Candidates are chosen based on their commitment to excellence in the communicative arts and embodiment of a spirit in keeping with the ideals of the fraternity. Inductions are held at the behest of the Brothers, typically occurring on a yearly basis…