2008 Awards for Excellence Winners

Advertising

Total Advertising

Judges Citation
Onondaga Community College
The View from Onondaga
Office of Public Affairs

 

Individual Advertising

Judges Citation
University at Buffalo
Class
Peter Killian, Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Creative Services

 

Outdoor Advertising

No Awards Given

 

Radio

No Awards Given

 

Television

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Binghamton Advantage
Christopher Ritter, Associate Vice President, University Communications and Marketing

Judges
Tom Torello, Executive Director of Marketing Communications, Ithaca College
Eric Lindstrom, Vice President, Communique Design and Marketing
Jennifer Drumluk, Director, Business Partnerships and Corporate
Relations, Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Host Coordinator
Bruce Ryan, Associate Dean for External Programs and Communication, Tompkins-Cortland Community College

Alumni Programs

Best of Category
University at Albany
Reaching Higher, Achieving More Alumni awareness program

Judges Citation
SUNY Oswego
Music Alumni Reunion

Judges Citation
Hudson Valley Community College
Alumni Night with the Tri-City Valley Cats

Judges
Mary Jo Monnin, Writer, The Buffalo News
Elizabeth Werder, Senior Sales Representative, McNeil Pediatrics

Host Coordinator
Mary Jo Dennee, Coordinator of Alumni Affairs, Erie Community College

Community Relations Programs

Judges Citation
Monroe Community College
I Didn’t Know I Should Take Four Years of Math to Go to College
Constance Herrera, Director of Marketing Communications

Judges Citation
Binghamton University
Catalyst for Innovation
Michelle L. Gardner, Senior Director of Development

Judges
Judi Hess, Tourism and Special Events Manager, Greater Binghamton Convention and Visitors Bureau
Peter Cronk, Managing Partner, Fred Riger Advertising Agency
John Hayek, Southern Tier Opportunity Coalition

Host Coordinator
Katie Ellis, Director of Communications, Binghamton University

Development Programs and Fundraising Publications

Community, Technical and Specialized Colleges

Best of Category
Monroe Community College
Help Build the PAC at MCC
Diane L. Shoger, Director of Development and Major Gifts, MCC Foundation

Judges
Suzette O’Brien, Vice President of Major Gifts, United Way of Buffalo and Erie County
Becky Powell, Director of Development, Burchfield-Penney Art Center
Scott Propeack, Collection and Exhibition Manager, Burchfield-Penney Art Center

Host Coordinator
Mary A. Durlak, Development/Alumni Writer, Buffalo State College

 

Comprehensive Four-Year Colleges

Best of Category
SUNY Cortland
The Parents Fund
Jennifer Janes, Director of The Cortland Fund

 

University Centers

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
An Investment in Tomorrow
Loren H. Smith, Associate Director of Annual Leadership Giving

Judges Citation
Stony Brook University
It’s About Us
Lance King, Vice President for Advancement

 

Case Statements

Best of Category
University of Buffalo
Reach Higher, Reach
Farther: A Comprehensive Corporate Sponsorship Brochure

Cynthia Machamer, Associate Director, Development Communications

Judges Citation
Binghamton University
Binghamton Athletics
Greg Delviscio, Director of Publications

 

Fliers, Pamphlets and Brochures

Best of Category
SUNY Geneseo
The Fund for Geneseo
– Lapsed Donor, Direct Mail Piece

Brian Bennett, Director of Design and College Publications

Judges Citation
Binghamton University
Binghamton Fund Leadership Giving Brochure
Cathy Abashian Williams, Director, The Binghamton Fund

 

President’s/Annual Reports

Best of Category
Hudson Valley Community College
2006-2007 Report to the Community
Paula Monaco, Director of Communications and Marketing

Judges Citation
Binghamton University
Binghamton Foundation Annual Report
Greg Delviscio, Director of Publications

Judges Citation
Broome Community College
Broome Community College 2007 Annual Report
Richard David, Public Affairs Officer

 

Fundraising Packages

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Power of Education Fundraising Publications
Ann R. Brown, Interim Associate VP, College Relations

Judges Citation
Orange County Community College
Defining Moments – The Campaign for Orange County Community College
Russell Hammond, Capital Campaign Director

Judges
Lenore Buonocore, President, Lenore Buonocore Marketing and Creative Services
Ann Byne, Creative Director, The Byne Group
Michael Kitt,President, M-Tech Printing

Host Coordinator
Zipora Reitman, Director of Communications, Rockland Community College

 

Newsletters/Tabloids

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Insider Newsletter
Ann R. Brown, Interim Associate VP, College Relations

Effective, Efficient, and Elegant Publications

One or Two-Color Publications

Best of Category
SUNY Oswego
First Endowed Professorship Announcement
Jennifer B. Broderick, Graphic Designer, Development and Alumni

Judges Citation
Tompkins-Cortland Community College
The Shaw Legacy Society for TC3
Karen A. Macier, Director of Alumni and Development

Judges Citation
Onondaga Community College
Stall Stories
Office of Public Affairs

 

Three or Four-Color Publications

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Visual Arts Postcard Campaign
Ann R. Brown, Interim Associate VP, College Relations

Judges Citation
University at Buffalo
UB Dentist
Lauren N. Maynard, Newsletters Editor, Office of News Services and Periodicals

Judges Citation
Binghamton University
Alumni Association Brochure
Steve Seepersaud, Alumni Communications Specialist

Judges
Jeff Foley, Communications Director, American Heart Association
Pete Gregory, Sales Associate, Brigar Xpress Solutions
Jennifer Schorf, Director of Printing and Publications, SUNY Cobleskill

Host Coordinator
John Heiser, Director of Graphic Design and Printing Services, Hudson Valley Community College

Electronic Communications and Interactive Media

TV/Radio

Best of Category
Broome Community College
Where Are You Gonna Go From Here?
Richard David, Public Affairs Officer

 

E-newsletters

Best of Category
Broome Community College
Focus Faculty/Staff E-Newsletter
Richard David, Public Affairs Officer

Judges Citation
SUNY Potsdam
Alma Matters E-Newsletter
Mindy Collins, Director of Web Communications

 

Interactive Media

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State Underground
Tour

Melissa Meehan, Web Administration Director

Judges Citation
SUNY Geneseo
Are You Geneseo?
Carole Volpe, Associate Director of Design and Publications

 

Social Media

Best of Category
SUNY New Paltz
Facebook Page
Rachel Reuben, Director of Web Communication and Strategic Projects

Judges
Bruce Carlin,Media Central
Paul Frederick, Paul Frederick Productions
Jon Chew, Media Technician, Clinton Community College

Host Coordinator
Steven Frederick, Dean of Development and Alumni Affairs, Clinton Community College

Excellence in Writing

General News Writing

No Awards Given

 

Research and Other Technical Writing

Best of Category
University at Albany
Research and other Technical News Writing
Karl Luntta, Director of Media Relations

Judges
Dana Cooke, Publications Manager, Syracuse University
Joseph Della Posta, Director of Communication, LeMoyne College
Joyce Kusak-McGuire, Assistant Director of Communication, LeMoyne College

Host Coordinator
Justin Culkowski, Director of Alumni Relations, College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Government Relations Programs

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
UB Believers
Arthur Page, Assistant Vice President, Director of Publications

Judges Citation
Binghamton University
Binghamton University Advocacy Day
Greg Delviscio, Director of Publications

Judges
Elaine Leshnower, Retired Former Director of Human Resources
Rob Blair, Business Relationship Manager, HSBC Bank USA
Ray Samson, Former President, New York State Teachers Association

Host Coordinator
Mike Andriatch, Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Major Projects, The College at Brockport

Institutional/Alumni Relations Publications

Individual Institutional Publications

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College Annual Report
Ann R. Brown, Interim Associate VP, College Relations

Judges Citation
University at Buffalo
Strength: The future is in our hands
Peter Killian, Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Creative Services

 

Individual Alumni Publications

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Alumni Association Brochure
Steve Seepersaud, Alumni Communications Specialist

Judges
Deb Engel, Senior Designer, Sassy Design Group
Nancy Cardillo, Freelance Writer, More Than Words
Melissa Garrity, Art Director, Abbey Mecca & Company

Host Coordinator
Graham Stewart, Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations, University at Buffalo

Magazines

Full-Color

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood
Magazine

Ann R. Brown, Interim Associate VP, College Relations

Judges Citation
SUNY Oswego
Oswego Alumni Magazine
Michele A. Reed, Director of Alumni and Development Communications

Judges Citation
Binghamton University
Binghamton University Magazine
Ashley Fazio and Elaine Moran, Assistant Managing Editor and Editor

 

One to Three Color Magazines

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
Buffalo Physician
Stephanie Unger, Editor

Judges
Karen Miller, Communications Director, Frontier Communications
Brenda Harburger,President/CEO, Harburger/Scott Advertising
Marc Tolen, President, Creative Graphics

Host Coordinator
Michael Albright, Director of Communications, Orange County Community College

Magapapers

Four-color Magapapers

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo Reporter
Sue Wuetcher, Editor, News Services and Periodicals

Judges Citation
Onondaga Community College
180 Degrees
Office of Public Affairs

 

One to Three Color Magapapers

No Awards Given

Media Relations

Best of Category
University at Albany
University at Albany Faculty Experts Program
Catherine Herman, Interim Vice President

Judges Citation
SUNY Potsdam
SUNY Potsdam becomes an All-Steinway School
Deidre Kelly, Media Relations Manager

Judges Citation
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
ESF’s Grand Marshal
Claire B. Dunn, Director, Office of Communications

Judges
Eileen Hasson, Director of Alumni Affairs, Farmingdale State College
Alicia Steger, Director of Communications, Nassau Community College
Jeff Morosoff, Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations, NYIT

Host Coordinator
Kathy Coley, Director of Communications, Farmingdale State College

Newsletters

Four-color Newsletters

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
UB Neighbor
Lauren N. Maynard, Newsletters Editor

Judges Citation
University at Buffalo
Research Navigator
Lauren N. Maynard, Newsletters Editor

Judges Citation
Hudson Valley Community College
Valley View Alumni Newsletter
Eric Bryant, Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing

 

One to Three Color Newsletters

No Awards Given

Photography

Best Photo

Best of Category
The College at Brockport
Welcome Back! Postcard
Jim Dusen, Manager of Photo Services

Judges Citation
University at Albany
University Web Site
Mark Schmidt, Photographer

Judges Citation
Binghamton University
Inside BU
Jonathan Cohen, University Photographer

Judges
Jamie Germano
Staff Photographer, Democrat and Chronicle
Scott Hamilton, Owner, Hamilton Productions
John Retallack
Assistant Professor, Program Chair, Visual Media, Rochester Institute of Technology

Host Coordinator
Cynthia Cooper, Assistant to the President for College, Community and Government Relations, Monroe Community College

Special Events

Individual Events

Best of Category
Onondaga Community College
Institutional Advancement Events during Jazz Fest 25th Anniversary
Office of Public Affairs & Office of Institutional Advancement

Judges Citation
Stony Brook University
Stars of Stony Brook Gala 2007
Diana Hannan, Director of Events

Judges Citation
Purchase College
School of the Arts Gala
Margaret Sullivan, Vice President, External Affairs and Development

 

Extended Activities

No Awards Given

Student Recruitment Publications: Individual

Viewbooks and Prospectuses

Best of Category
Stony Brook University
Viewbook
Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President for Communications

Judges Citation
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College 2007 Viewbook
Ann R. Brown, Interim Associate VP, College Relations

Judges Citation
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook Southhampton Viewbook
Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President for Communications

 

Catalogs

No Awards Given

 

Student Handbooks

No Awards Given

 

Course Listings

No Awards Given

 

Search Publications and Other Related Flyers/Brochures

Judges Citation
SUNY New Paltz
SOAR Book: 2008 Student Orientation and Registration Booklet
Jeff Lesperance, Senior Designer, Design and Printing Services

Judges Citation
Stony Brook University
Student Recruitment Publication
Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President for Communications

 

Posters

No Entries

Student Recruitment Package

Best of Category
SUNY Oneonta
Admissions
Recruitment Publications Package

Glenn Mayer, Assistant to the President for College Communications

Judges Citation
Buffalo State College
Visual Arts Postcard Campaign
Ann R. Brown, Interim Associate VP, College Relations

Judges Citation
University at Buffalo
School of Social Work Campaign
Peter Killian, Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Creative Services

Judges
Michael Clary, Sales Manager, Eastwood Litho
Robert Mescavage, Owner, Robert Mescavage Photography
Rachel Rogers, Creative Director, L. & J.G. Stickley

Host Coordinator
Katherine Montano, Public Relations Coordinator, Herkimer County Community College

Visual Design in Print

Single-page Publications

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
Provost Holiday Card
Peter Killian, Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Creative Services

Judges Citation
Buffalo State College
Visual Arts Postcard Campaign
Ann R. Brown, Interim Associate VP, College Relations

 

Multi-page Publications

Best of Category
Binghamton University
President’s Peer
Mailing

Greg Delviscio, Director of Publications

Best of Category
SUNY New Paltz
Fine and Performing Arts Event Calendar
Jeff Lesperance, Senior Designer, Design and Printing Services

Judges Citation
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College Viewbook
Ann R. Brown, Interim Associate VP, College Relations

 

Covers

No Awards Given

 

Posters

Best of Category
Orange County Community College
Global Initiative: Latin America Poster
Michael Albright, Director of Communications

Judges Citation
Onondaga Community College
Onondaga Community College Lacrosse National Championship Poster
Steve Erwin, Internet Systems Specialist

Judges Citation
SUNY New Paltz
Jim Breuer Live Poster
Jeff Lesperance, Senior Designer, Design and Printing Services

 

Logos/Name Plates

Judges Citation
Broome Community College
On the Quad Logo
Richard David, Public Affairs Officer

 

Specialty Pieces

Best of Category
SUNY New Paltz
Welcome Center Kiosk Panels
Jeff Lesperance, Senior Designer, Design and Printing Services

Judges Citation
Hudson Valley Community College
Mastrangelo Scholarship Recipient Book
Sarah M. Boggess, Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Judges Citation
Tompkins-Cortland Community College
Souvenir Cartoon Poster
Michael Karpovage, Graphic Designer, External Relations

Judges
Fina Bruce, Special Publications Editor, Times Herald Record
Judy Eurich, Director of Business Attraction, Orange County Partnership
Chuck DuPue, Director of Sales/Marketing, Graphics Plus Printing. Inc.

Host Coordinator
Mary Kastner, Director, Design and Printing Services, SUNY New Paltz

Websites

Entire Site

Best of Category
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
www.esf.edu
Paul E. Otteson, Assistant Director, Web Communications

Judges Citation
University at Buffalo
YourUB is UB’s Gateway to the Community
Peter Killian, Assistant VP of Marketing and Creative Services

Judges Citation
University at Buffalo
A Greener Shade of Blue: UB’s Semester-long Celebration of our Environmental Leadership
Peter Killian, Assistant VP of Marketing and Creative Services

 

Student Recruitment

Best of Category
SUNY IT
www.gsbh.sunyit.edu
Lynne Brown, Web Coordinator

Judges Citation
SUNY Oneonta
www.oneonta.edu/home/Prospective_students/ps.asp
Glenn Mayer, Assistant to the President for College Communications

Judges Citation
Onondaga Community College
www.sunyocc.edu
Office of Public Affairs

 

Alumni Relations

Best of Category
Empire State College
http://alumni.esc.edu
David Regan White, Coordinator of Alumni Services

 

News/Media or University Relations

Best of Category
SUNY Albany
www.albany.edu/news
Gina Muscato, Media Specialist

Judges Citation
SUNY Albany
www.albany.edu/yearinreview
Mary Fiess, Director of External Communications

Judges
Holly Scherzi, Owner, Holly Scherzi Design
Steve Chirello, Owner, Steve Chirello Advertising
Beth Larson, Director of Communications, Sensis Corporation

Host Coordinator
Darryl Geddes, Director of Public and Media Relations, Health Science Center at Syracuse