2009 Awards for Excellence Winners

Advertising

Total Advertising

Best of Category
Fashion Institute of Technology
2008-09 Continuing Education Advertising Campaign
Carol Leven
Assistant Vice President for Communications and External Relations

Judges’ Citation
University at Buffalo
WBFO On the Border
Joan Wilson, Communications and Marketing Director, Assistant General Manager; Alison Zero, Talent Producer and WBFO
Host; Kara Sweet, Electronic Communications Manager and Graphic Designer, WBFO

 

Individual Advertising

Judges’ Citation
Monroe Community College
Choose a college that gives them more options. Less debt.
Connie Herrera
Director, Marketing Communications

 

Outdoor Advertising

Best of Category
Monroe Community College
Just 1 bus ride from almost anywhere. Register now!
Connie Herrera
Director, Marketing Communications Advertising

 

Television

Judges’ Citation
SUNY Fredonia
We Were Both Right
Michael Barone
Director of Public Relations

Alumni Programs

Best of Category

Farmingdale State College
Farm-ADE
Eileen Hasson
Director of Alumni Affairs

Judges’ Citation
SUNY Oswego
Oswego’s GOLD
Michelle Tackett-Spinner
Associate Alumni Director

Community Relations Programs

Best of Category
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Marrow Donor and Clinical Trials Recruitment and Education Program
Wanda Thompson, PhD, Senior Associate Vice President

Judges’ Citation
University at Buffalo
Volunteer Income Tax Preparation
Jacqueline Ghosen
Assistant Dean, Director of Communications

Crisis Management

Judges’ Citation
Buffalo State College
SunGard Data Theft Incident
Jerod Dahlgren
Public Relations Staff Writer

Development Programs and Fundraising Publications

Comprehensive Four-Year Colleges

Best of Category
SUNY Cortland
History and Tradition Cards
Jennifer W. Janes
Director of The Cortland Fund

 

Case Statements

Best of Category
SUNY Cortland
President’s Pre-Campaign Booklet
Tracy Rammacher
Director of Publications and Electronic Media

 

Fliers, Pamphlets and Brochures

Best of Category
Stony Brook University
The Campaign for Pollock-Krasner
Yvette St. Jacques
Assistant Vice President for Communications

Judges’ Citation
Binghamton University
Social Learning Center Mailer
Greg Delviscio
Director, Creative Services

 

President’s/Annual Reports

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College 2007-2008 Annual Report
Ann R. Brown
Assistant Vice President, College Relations Office

Judges’ Citation
Binghamton University
Binghamton Foundation 2008 Annual Report
Greg Delviscio
Director, Creative Services

 

Newsletters/Tabloids

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
Developments
Suzanne Hofmann
Director, Development Communications

 

Fundraising Packages

Best of Category
Orange County Community College
Orange Goes Green Gala Package
Russell Hammond
Capital Campaign Director

Judges’ Citation
SUNY Oswego
Annual Fund Brochures (The Oswego Story)
Mary Canale
Associate Vice President for Major Gifts and Campaigns

Effective, Efficient, and Elegant Publications

One or Two-color Publications

Best of Category
SUNY Oswego
The President’s Circle Invitation (Winter Appeal)
Mary Canale
Associate Vice President for Development

 

Three to Full-color Publications

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College Academic Department Brochures
Ann R. Brown
Assistant Vice President, College Relations Office

Judges’ Citation
Binghamton University
Binghamton Research
Rachel Coker
Interim Director of Research Advancement

Judges’ Citation
SUNY Upstate Medical University
The Best of Care. Right Here.
Kathleen Carnes
Graphic Designer

Electronic Communications and Interactive Media

TV/Radio

Best of Category
University at Albany
UAlbany Sexual Assault Awareness Video #3
Catherine Herman
Vice President, Office of Communications and Marketing

 

Interactive Media

Judges’ Citation
Binghamton University
Homecoming 2008 Flash Invitation
Steve Seepersaud
Alumni Communications Specialist

Judges’ Citation
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College Flash Drive Yield Campaign/Metro NYC
Ann R. Brown
Assistant Vice President, College Relations Office

 

E-newsletters

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College Bulletin
Ann R. Brown
Assistant Vice President, College Relations Office

Judges’ Citation
Binghamton University
Alumni Connect October 2008
Steve Seepersaud
Alumni Communications Specialist

 

Social Media

Best of Category
Empire State College
Alumni and Student Online Community – A Holistic Approach
David Regan White
Coordinator of Alumni Services

Judges’ Citation
Stony Brook University
Spirit, Pride, and Branding Initiative
Andrea Lebedinski
Coordinator of Merchandise and Branding

Excellence in Writing

General News Writing

Best of Category
SUNY-ESF
News Releases
Claire B. Dunn
Director, Office of Communications

Judges’ Citation
University at Albany
News Writing
Gina Muscato
Media Relations Specialist

 

Research and Other Technical Writing

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Research News
Rachel Coker
Interim Director of Research Advancement

Judges’ Citation
University at Albany
News Writing
Karl Luntta
Director of Media Relations

Government Relations Programs

Best of Category
Farmingdale State College
Farmingdale State College News Flash
Patrick Calabria
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Institutional/Alumni Relations Publications

Individual Institutional Publications

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Leadership Society Calendar
Greg Delviscio
Director, Creative Services

Best of Category
Onondaga Community College
Annual Report 2007-2008
Public Affairs Office

Judges’ Citation
Tompkins Cortland Community College
2008-09 TC3 President’s Annual Report
Bruce Ryan
Dean of External Relations

 

Individual Alumni Publications

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Homecoming 2008 Brochure
Steve Seepersaud
Alumni Communications Specialist

Internal Communications

Internal Newsletters

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Bulletin: Faculty/Staff Electronic Newsletter
Nancy B. Paschke
Editor, Bulletin; Assistant Director, Publications

 

Internal Communications Vehicles

Best of Category
SUNY Potsdam
Orientation Guide
Jessica Rood
Director of Publications

Judges’ Citation
Onondaga Community College
Stall Stories
Public Affairs Office

Magazines

Best of Category
Fashion Institute of Technology
Hue
Linda Angrilli
Editorial Content Manager; Editor, Hue

Judges’ Citation
University at Buffalo
Buffalo Business Magazine
Jacqueline Ghosen
Assistant Dean, Director of Communications

Magapapers

Four-color Magapapers

Best of Category
Hudson Valley Community College
Career Directions
Eric Bryant
Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing

Judges’ Citation
University at Buffalo
UB Reporter
Arthur Page
Assistant Vice President for Strategic Communications

 

One to Three-color Magapapers

Best of Category
Onondaga Community College
Continuum
Public Affairs Office

Media Relations

Best of Category
Farmingdale State College
The Transformation of an Institution and its Economic Impact
Kathy Coley
Director of Communications

Best of Category
University at Albany
University at Albany Faculty Experts Program
Gina Muscato
Media Relations Specialist

Judges’ Citation
SUNY-ESF
Going Green
David E. White
Media Relations Coordinator

Judges’ Citation
Farmingdale State College
China 150
Kathy Coley
Director of Communications

Judges’ Citation
Farmingdale State College
Green Then, Green Now. Earth Day 2008
Kathy Coley
Director of Communications

Judges’ Citation
Monroe Community College
Alumni Contributing to the Community
Cynthia Cooper
Assistant to the President

Newsletters

Four-color Newsletters

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Binghamton Parents Newsletter
Greg Delviscio
Director, Creative Services

Broome Community College
Broome Magazine
Natalie M. Thompson
Director of Alumni Affairs

 

One to Three-color Newsletters

Best of Category
SUNY Oswego
Oswego Parents
Shane M. Liebler
Editor, Alumni and Parent Relations Office

Judges’ Citation
Rockland Community College
SCENE
Zipora Reitman
Director of Communications

 

Photography

Best Photo

Best of Category
University at Albany
Welcome to Albany
Mark Schmidt
Photographer

 

Best Group of Photos

Best of Category
The College at Brockport
Various Photos
James Dusen
Manager, Photographic Services

Judges’ Citation
Binghamton University
Web Site and Inside Binghamton University
Jonathan W. Cohen
University Photographer

Special Events

Individual Events

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
UB Scholarship Gala
Suzanne Chamberlain
Senior Director of External Affairs

Judges’ Citation
Monroe Community College
19th Annual Salute to Excellence
Renée M. St. Louis
Associate Director of Development

 

Extended Activities

Best of Category
Onondaga Community College
Arts Across Campus: Arts, History and Memory
Public Affairs Office

Student Recruitment Publications: Individual

Viewbooks and Prospectuses

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
MBA Viewbook
Jacqueline Ghosen
Assistant Dean, Director of Communications

Judges’ Citation
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook Southampton
Yvette St. Jacques
Assistant Vice President for Communications

 

Catalogs

Judges’ Citation
Binghamton University
MSW Program Catalog
Greg Delviscio
Director, Creative Services

 

Student Handbooks

Judges’ Citation
Dutchess Community College
DCC Student Handbook
Matt Hanlon
Assistant Director of Student Activities

 

Course Listings

Best of Category
Hudson Valley Community College
Course Listing Bulletin, Fall 2008
John Heiser
Director of Graphics and Printing Services

 

Search Publications and Other Related Flyers/Brochures

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Admissions Travel Brochure
Greg Delviscio
Director, Creative Services

Judges’ Citation
Alfred State College
Alfred State College Campus Life Piece: Jump in and be a part of things!
Debra Root
Director, Marketing Communications

Student Recruitment Package

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Residence Life Postcard Series
Greg Delviscio
Director, Creative Services

Judges’ Citation
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College Metro NYC Yield Project: Postcard Series
Ann R. Brown
Assistant Vice President, College Relations Office

Judges’ Citation
Dutchess Community College
College Connections/Discover Dutchess
Ann Winfield
Director of Community Relations and Graphics

Visual Design in Print

Single-Page Publications

Best of Category
Onondaga Community College
Arts Across Campus/Fall 2008 Calendar of Events
Public Affairs Office

Judges’ Citation
SUNY Cortland
Campus Visitor’s Guide
Tracy Rammacher
Director of Publications and Electronic Media

 

Multi-Page Publications

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Binghamton Research
Martha Terry
Creative Services Manager

Judges’ Citation
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State Arts and Humanities Newsletter
Ann R. Brown
Assistant Vice President, College Relations Office

Judges’ Citation
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College 2007-2008 Annual Report
Ann R. Brown
Assistant Vice President, College Relations Office

 

Covers

Best of Category
SUNY Cortland
Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement Program
Tracy Rammacher
Director of Publications and Electronic Media

 

Posters

Best of Category
Binghamton University
Russian American Kids Circus on Stage
Greg Delviscio
Director, Creative Services

 

Logos/Name Plates

Best of Category
Onondaga Community College
Voices and Votes
Public Affairs Office

 

Specialty Pieces

Best of Category
Buffalo State College
Buffalo State College 2008 Gala Invitations and Programs
Ann R. Brown
Assistant Vice President, College Relations Office

Judges’ Citation
Stony Brook University
Lee Krasner Centenary Invitation
Yvette St. Jacques
Assistant Vice President for Communications

Judges’ Citation
SUNY Oswego
SUNY Oswego Metro Center VIP Invite
Jennifer Broderick
Graphic Designer

Websites

Entire Site

Best of Category
SUNY Potsdam
www.potsdam.edu
Mindy Thompson
Director of Web Communications

Judges’ Citation
Binghamton University
www2.binghamton.edu
Drew Hill
Web Director

 

Student Recruitment

Best of Category
SUNY Ulster
3 Step Guide to Admissions
Deborah Kaufman
Coordinator, Marketing and Media Services

 

News/Media Relations or University Relations

Best of Category
University at Buffalo
UB Reporter
University Communications Internal Communications Team

Judges’ Citation
University at Albany
University at Albany’s Year in Review 2007-2008
Mary Fiess
Director of Executive Communications

Judges’ Citation
University at Albany
News and Events Web Page
Gina Muscato
Media Relations Specialist