2010 Awards for Excellence Winners

Advertising

Total Advertising

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Ulster
Change Your Career – Change Your Life

Deborah Kaufman, Coordinator of Marketing and Media Services

 

Individual Advertising

Judges’ Citation:
Broome Community College
American Civic Association Memorial Booklet Ad

Richard David, Public Affairs Officer

 

Outdoor Advertising

No Awards Given

 

Radio

No Awards Given

Television

Best of Category:
Monroe Community College
You have plans and dreams. Make them real at MCC.

Connie Herrera, Director of Marketing Communications

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Ulster
You’ve Got to Love a Place That Starts with “U”

Deborah Kaufman, Coordinator of Marketing and Media Services

Host Coordinator:
Bruce Ryan, Dean of External Relations, Tompkins Cortland Community College

Judges:
Tim Youngs, Creative Director, Communique Design and Marketing

Laurie Ward, Director of Marketing, Ithaca College

Brigid Allinger, Marketing Consultant, Cayuga Radio Group

Alumni Programs

Best of Category:
Stony Brook University – No Matter How Far You Go

Eric Doepel, Interim Vice President for Advancement
Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President for Communications

Judges’ Citation:
No Awards Given

Host Coordinator:
Steven G. Frederick, Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Clinton Community College

Judges:
Hillarie Logan-Dechene, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Paul Smith’s College

Randi Rabideau, Alumni Relations Coordinator, Paul Smith’s College

Kerry Chapin, Associate Director of Alumni, Plattsburgh State University

Megan Morrissey-Kelley, Assistant to the Vice President of Development, Clinton Community College

Community Relations Programs

Best of Category:
Upstate Medical University
Think Green

“Think Green” Committe

Judges’ Citation:
Stony Brook University
Red Watch Band

Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President of Communications

Judges’ Citation:
Cornell University
Race Relations, Progressive

Gary Stewart, Deputy Director of Community Relations

Host Coordinator:
Darryl Geddes, Director of Public and Media Relations, Upstate Medical University

Judges:
Joe Della Posta, Director of Communications, LeMoyne College

Diana M. Napolitano, Government and Community Relations Associate, Syracuse University

Aiden McGuire, Account Executive, Eric Mower and Associates

Development Programs and Fundraising Publications

Community, Technical and Specialized Colleges

Best of Category:
Cayuga Community College
2009-10 Employee Annual Fund

Jeffrey Hoffman, Executive Director

Judges’ Citation:
Empire State College
One Student’s Story

Stephanie Corp, Associate Director of Annual Giving

 

Comprehensive Four-Year Colleges

Best of Category:
SUNY Cortland
Philanthropy Day Celebration

Jennifer Janes, Director of The Cortland Fund

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Potsdam
Emerging Leaders Program

Taylor P. Harper, Assistant Director of The Fund for Potsdam

 

University Centers

No Entries

 

Case Statements

Best of Category:
University at Buffalo
Groundbreaking – Life Changing MS Research

Mary Cochrane, Associate Director of Development Communications

Judges’ Citation:
Upstate Medical University
Upstate Cancer Center – Campaign Packet

Kathleen Carnes, Designer
Denise Owen Harrigan, Writer

Judges’ Citation:
Westchester Community College
Foundation History Project

Ed Tatton, Publications Assistant

 

Fliers, Pamphlets and Brochures

Best of Category:
Stony Brook University
President’s Circle

Eric Doepel, Interim Vice President for Advancement
Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President for Communications

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Oswego
Possibility Scholarship Brochure

Mary Canale, Associate Vice President for Development

 

President’s/Annual Reports

Best of Category:
Westchester Community College
2008 State of the College and Foundation Annual Report

Ed Tatton, Publications Assistant

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Potsdam
Potsdam College Foundation, Inc. Annual Report 2008-09

Jessica Rood, Director of Publications

 

Fundraising Packages

Best of Category:
Monroe Community College
Futures in Focus

Diane L. Shoger, Executive Director of the Foundation

Judges’ Citation:
Binghamton University
“Got Change?”

Binghamton University Division of External Affairs

Host Coordinator:
Eric Bryant, Assistant Director of Communications and Marketing, Hudson Valley Community College

Judges:
Lisa Angerame, Communications Specialist, Albany City School District

Laurel Colasurdo, Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Affairs, Hudson Valley Community College

Kathleen Shapiro, Marketing Graphics Coordinator, State Employees Federal Credit Union

Erin Silk, Director of Partnership Development, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Capitol Region

 

Newsletters/Tabloids

Judges’ Citation:
University at Buffalo
Developments/Summer 2009

Cynthia Leavell, Associate Director

Effective, Efficient, and Elegant Publications

One or Two-Color Publications

No Awards Given

 

Three or Four-Color Publications

Best of Category:
Stony Brook University
Graduate Viewbook

Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President of Communications

Judges’ Citation:
Binghamton University
Binghamton Research: Earth On Our Minds

Rachel Coker, Director of Research Advancement

Judges’ Citation:
Farmingdale State College
Farmingdale Athletics Brochure

Jonathan Goldstein, Creative Director of Institutional Advancement

Host Coordinator:
Jessica Rood, Director of Publications, SUNY Potsdam

Judges:
Ken Alger, Graphic Designer, St. Lawrence University

Marcell Mallette, Director of the Clarkson Fund, Clarkson University

Jack Kelley, Owner, Kelley & Co. Advertising

Electronic Communications and Interactive Media

TV/Radio

Best of Category:
Binghamton University
Discover Binghamton: The Premier Public University

Binghamton University Division of External Affairs

 

E-newsletters

Best of Category:
Binghamton University
Discover-e

Rachel Coker, Director of Research Advancement

 

Interactive Media

Best of Category:
University at Buffalo
Reaching Others

Judy Mackey, Associate Director of Annual Program

Judges’ Citation:
Buffalo State College
Virtual Tour

Melissa Meehan, Director of Web Administration

Judges’ Citation:
Binghamton University
Daily Photo

Binghamton University Division of External Affairs

 

Social Media

Judges’ Citation
Stony Brook University
Wolfie’s World
Andrea Lebedinski, Coordinator of Merchandise and Branding

Host Coordinator:
Scott Titus, Web Communications Coordinator, Onondaga Community College

Judges:
Amy Manley, Producer/Director, WCNY Connected

Robyn Jonick, Senior Art Director, Pinckney Hugo Group

Jamie Joss, Director of Sales/Customer Support, Sidearm Sports

Excellence in Writing

General News Writing

Best of Category:
SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry
ESF News

Claire B. Dunn, Director of Office of Communications

 

Research and Other Technical Writing

Judges’ Citation:
Binghamton University
News releases by Rachel Coker

Rachel Coker, Director of Research Advancement

Judges’ Citation:
University at Buffalo
Office of Media Relations, University Communications

John Della Contrada, Senior Director of Media Relations

Host Coordinator:
Megan Galbraith, Director of Communications, State University of New York

Judges:
Mary Darcy, Partner, Uptown/Downtown Media

Clorinda Valenti, Speechwriter, NYS Department of Health

Casey Cannistraci, Media Relations, State University of New York

Government Relations Programs

Best of Category:
University at Buffalo
UB2020 – The Integrated Advocacy Model

Ryan A. McPherson, Associate Vice President of Government and Community Relations

Judges’ Citation:
Empire State College
Legislative Advocacy Campaign and Website

Mary Caroline Powers, Vice President for Communications and Government Relations

Host Coordinator:
Vanessa J. Herman, Assistant Director of Governmental Relations, Stony Brook University

Judges:
Beth Kempter, Federal Relations Associate, SUNY System

Jacquie Powers, Director of Federal Relations, Cornell University

Patrick Calabria, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Farmingdale State College

Institutional/Alumni Relations Publications

Individual Institutional Publications

Best of Category:
Binghamton University
Foundation Annual Report 2008-2009

Binghamton University Office of University Communications and Marketing

Judges’ Citation:
Broome Community College
Student Life Package

Richard David, Public Affairs Officer

Judges’ Citation:
Hudson Valley Community College
2008-09 Report to the Community

Paula Monaco, Director of Communications and Marketing

 

Individual Alumni Publications

Best of Category:
Binghamton University
Front Pages – Alumni Directory 2010

Steve Seepersaud, Director of External Affairs

Host Coordinator:
Andrea Bates, Alumni Development Officer, Jefferson Community College

Judges:
Dave Shampine, Staff Writer, Watertown Daily Times

June Gendron, Director of Strategic Resources, Girl Scouts of NY PENN Pathways

Melissa Vaillancourt, Service and Training Manager, Old Navy

Internal Communications

Internal Newsletters

Judges’ Citation:
University at Buffalo
UB Philanthropy / October 2009

Mary Cochrane, Associate Director of Development Communications

Intranet Website

No Entries

 

Poster or Sign Program

No Entries

 

Internal Communications Vehicles

Best of Category:
SUNY Potsdam
Orientation and New Student Guide

Jessica Rood, Director of Publications, Office of Public Affairs

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry
A Taste of ESF

Wendy P. Osborne, Art Director

Judges’ Citation:
Broome Community College
Emergency Response Guide

Richard David, Public Affairs Officer

Host Coordinator:
Paula Monaco, Director of Communications and Marketing, Hudson Valley Community College

Judges:
Heather Flynn, Director of Special Events, New York State Office of General Services

Chuck Stanley, Author, Self-employed

Ken Flood, Commissioner of Economic Development, Columbia County

Magazines

Full-Color

Best of Category:
Fashion Institute of Technology
Hue

Linda Angrilli, Editor

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo Scene Alumni Magazine

Kris Dreessen, Manager of Editorial Services
Carole Volpe, Art Director

Judges’ Citation:
Empire State College
Connections Magazine

Maureen Winney, Director of Alumni and Student Relations

 

One to Three Color Magazines

No Entries

Magapapers

Four-color Magapapers

No Entries

 

One to Three Color Magapapers

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Cortland
Columns

Peter Koryzno and Jennifer Wilson, Editors

Host Coordinator:
Kathryn Coley, Director of Communication, Farmingdale State College

Judges:
Barry Zusman, Principal, The Zusman Company

Denise Nash, Editor, Anton Newspapers

Jeff Morosoff, Vice President of Communications, The Early Years Institute

Alicia Stegar, Director of Communications, Nassau Community College

Jaime Tomeo Sumersille, Editor, Bellmore.Patch.com

Media Relations

Best of Category:
Upstate Medical University
Media Relations for Children’s Hospital Opening

Darryl Geddes, Director of Public and Media Relations

Judges’ Citation:
Onondaga Community College
SUNY Chancellor Visits Onondaga Community College

Office of Public Affairs

Judges’Citation:
SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry
Oakie the Acorn

Claire B. Dunn, Director of Office of Communications

Host Coordinator:
Megan Galbraith, Director of Communications, State University of New York

Judges:
Mary Darcy, Partner, Uptown/Downtown Media

Clorinda Valenti, Speechwriter, NYS Department of Health

Casey Cannistraci, Media Relations, State University of New York

Newsletters

Four-color Newsletters

Best of Category:
Monroe Community College
Admission Update Newsletter

Rosanne Rivers, Marketing Communications Specialist

Judges’ Citation:
Broome Community College
BROOME – BCC’s alumni magazine

Natalie Thompson, Director of Alumni Affairs

 

One to Three Color Newsletters

No Entries

Photography

Best Photo

Best of Category:
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo Scene

Kris Dreessen, Manager of Editorial Services

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo Scene

Kris Dreessen, Manager of Editorial Services

 

Best Group of Photos

Best of Category:
University at Buffalo
UB Reporter

Douglas Levere, Digital Imaging Specialist

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo Scene

Kris Dreessen, Manager of Editorial Services

Host Coordinator:
Nick Koziol and Erin Boylan, Associate Directors of Alumni Affairs, SUNY Cortland

Judges:
Dana Merkur, Owner/Photographer, Isaf-Merkur Studio

Bob Ellis, Staff Photographer, The Cortland Standard

Dave Blatchley, Chief Executive Officer, Blatchley, Inc.

Special Events

Individual Events

Best of Category:
Upstate Medical University
Opening of the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital

Melanie Rich, Director of Department of Marketing and University Communications

Judges’ Citation:
Buffalo State College
The 12th Annual Foundation Scholarship Gala – science. in motion.

Dr. Susanne P. Bair, Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Judges’ Citation:
Monroe Community College
Foundation Gold Star Gala Gift Giving Party

Renee St. Louis, Association Director of Development

 

Extended Activities

No Entries

Student Recruitment Publications: Individual

Viewbooks and Prospectuses

Best of Category:
Stony Brook University
Southhampton Viewbook

Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President of University Communications

Judges’ Citation:
Stony Brook University
2009 Viewbook

Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President of University Communications

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY New Paltz
2009 Viewbook

Jeff Lesperance, Senior Graphic Designer

 

Catalogs

No Awards Given

 

Student Handbooks

No Awards Given

 

Course Listings

No Awards Given

 

Search Publications and Other Related Flyers/Brochures

Best of Category:
SUNY New Paltz
Table/search Piece

Jeff Lesperance, Senior Graphic Designer

Judges’ Citation:
Monroe Community College
Junior High School Student and Parent Brochure

Connie Herrera, Director of Marketing Communications

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY New Paltz
2009 Summer Visit Postcard

Jeff Lesperance, Senior Graphic Designer

 

Posters

No Awards Given

Student Recruitment Package

Best of Category:
University at Buffalo
Admissions Campaign: “Change It”

Alan Kegler, Creative Director

Judges’ Citation:
Stony Brook University
Undergraduate Student Recruitment Materials

Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President of University Communications

Judges’ Citation:
Tompkins Cortland Community College
2009-10 Admissions/Recruitment Publications

TC3 Office of External Affairs

Visual Design in Print

Single-page Publications

Best of Category:
SUNY New Paltz
Spring 2010 Fine & Performing Arts Calendar

Jeff Lesperance, Senior Graphic Designer

Judges’ Citation:
Upstate Medical University
Children’s Hospital Opening Guide

Denise Owen Harrigan, Writer

 

Multi-page Publications

Best of Category:
SUNY Potsdam
Graduate Catalog

Jessica Rood, Director of Publications

Judges’ Citation:
Binghamton University
Binghamton Research: Earth on Our Minds

Martha Terry, Creative Services Manager

 

Covers

Best of Category:
Binghamton University
Binghamton Research: Earth on Our Minds

Martha Terry, Creative Services Manager

 

Posters

Best of Category:
SUNY New Paltz
Blood Wedding Poster

Jeff Lesperance, Senior Graphic Designer

 

Logos/Name Plates

No Entries

 

Specialty Pieces

Best of Category:
University at Buffalo
Alumni Chapter Postcard Invitations

Mike Jankowski, Associate Director of Events and Programs

Judges’ Citation:
SUNY Cortland
2009 Commencement Tickets

Tracy Rammacher, Director of Publications and Electronic Media

Host Coordinator:
Jessica Rood, Director of Publications, SUNY Potsdam

Judges:
Ken Alger, Graphic Designer, St. Lawrence University

Marcell Mallette, Director of the Clarkson Fund, Clarkson University

Jack Kelley, Owner, Kelley & Co. Advertising

Websites

Entire Site

Best of Category:
Fashion Institute of Technology
www.fitnyc.edu

Donna Lehmann, Web Communications Manager

Judges’ Citation:
Buffalo State
www.buffalostate.edu

Melissa E. Meehan, Web Administration Director

 

Student Recruitment

Best of Category:
Onondaga Community College
www.rethinkcollege.org

Office of Public Affairs

 

Alumni Relations

Best of Category:
Binghamton University
Binghamton University Magazine Online

Binghamton University Division of External Affairs
Judges’ Citation:
University at Buffalo
UB Alumni Association Website

Barbara A. Byers, Associate Director of Communications

 

News/Media or University Relations

Best of Category:
University at Buffalo
UB Communication Toolbox

Peter Killian, Associate Vice President of Marketing

Judges’ Citation:
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook Happenings

Yvette St. Jacques, Assistant Vice President of University Communications

Host Coordinator:
Michelle Spinner, Associate Alumni Director, SUNY Oswego

Judges:
Colin Nekritz, Principal, Image Wranglers

Josh Shear, Director of Online Publishing, Data Key Communications