Universidad Ana G. Mendez Recinto Carolina, Institutional Program for Research Promotion Grant: Social media and health communication: An analysis of Hispanic and North American communities. Awarded $15,000, August 17, 2017.
MAPFRE Foundation – Research Grants Ignacio H. de Larramendi: Social media as a platform for health prevention. Awarded: $18,010, December 22, 2014.
Universidad Ana G. Mendez Recinto Carolina, Institutional Program for Research Promotion: University Social Responsibility: An integral component of institutional management. Awarded: $15,000, December 9, 2014.
University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, PINCEL: Research skills program for graduate students. Awarded: $2,500, May 9, 2005.
Outstanding Faculty Award, Department of Communication, Drury University, Springfield, Missouri. Awarded on May 10, 2019.
Outstanding Faculty Award, School of Human and Social Sciences, Universidad Ana G. Mendez Recinto Carolina (former Universidad del Este). Awarded on May 4, 2018.
Visiting Scholar (selected as one of the eight fellows that visited the lab between 2016-2017), Social Media Lab, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
Recipient Travel Grant, Programa Institucional para el Fomento de la Investigación (PIFI), Universidad Ana G. Mendez Recinto Carolina, Puerto Rico. Awarded on February 2016.
Best Young Academician Award, 10th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Responsibility Journal – Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Awarded on May 20, 2011, New Orleans – United States.